From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• A coalition of 190 health organizations completed initial steps to place a statewide smiking ban on the ballot.

• The Swanton girls basketball team won its 13th stright game.

25 Years Ago

• The Swanton wrestling team won the NWOAL title.

• Renee Bolling, Steve Repka and Jennifer Creque were recipients of the Swanton Exchange Club’s Youth Citizenship Award.

50 Years Ago
• Former Swanton Mayor Ralph Harding passed away at the age of 71. He also served as a councilman and owned Harding’s Bakery on Main Street.

• The Swanton A & P offered bananas for 10 cents per pound.

75 Years Ago

• M.J. Linehan of Swanton was re-elected as president of the board of trustees for Detwiler Hospital.

• Representatives of Maumee, Whitmer, Perrysburg, Sylvania and Swanton schools met to discuss the possibility of forming a new sports league.

• The LaFrance Theater in Swanton was showing “Youth Will Be Served” starring Jane Withers and Joe Brown Jr.

90 Years Ago

• A car load of Canadian booze was confiscated by authorities.