From The Attic


10 Years Ago

• Swanton Parents Organization Rebuilding Team Spirit (SPORTS) announced plans for a pavilion near the Swanton High School track/soccer field.

• Zack Zawodni and Megan Jones were the top ticket sellers for the Swanton Parents Club Carnival.

25 Years Ago

• The Swanton Rescue Department held an open house to give residents a look at its recently updated equipment and facilities on Chestnut Street.

• Through the efforts of the Swanton Athletic Boosters, efforts to renovate the Swanton football stadium began. It included reseeding, tiling and crowning of the field, new lights and new bleachers.

50 Years Ago

• Rebecca Kreuz of St. Richard School received a $5 check for her performance in The Greater Toledo Council of Teachers of Mathematics competition.

• Evergreen High School presented the musical “George M.” Lead cast members included Tom Loeffler, Bob Keller, Jan Saegar, Debbie Seaman, and Mary Porter.

• The Swanton High School track, baseball and golf teams opened their seasons with victories.

75 Years Ago

• Richard Bowers was decorated with the Air Medal.
• Smith’s Drug Store in Swanton offered a tube of Stag shaving cream for 29 cents.
• Playing at the LaFrance Theatre in Swanton was “House of Frankenstein” starring the Lon Chaney and Boris Karloff.
90 Years Ago
• West end residents of Swanton in the schoolhouse district voiced complaints about a garage conducted across the street from the new auditorium.
• Prohibition law abuses increased in Ohio.