From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• A steering committee will be created by the Swanton Park and Recreation Board for a new north park.

• Swanton firefighters Don Bauman and Walter Seeman III were honored for meritorious service.

25 Years Ago

• The Swanton Area Chamber of Commerce saved the traditional spring festival.
• The Swanton Odyssey of the Mind team of Shane Clancy, Michelle Perry, Jason Ruge, Mark Wynar, Hannah Elton, Brad Ring and Laurie Varner qualified for the state competition.
50 Years Ago
• Lt. Col. Robert G. Etter appointed commander of the 180th Tactical Fighter Group.
• Camp Fire Girls poster contest winners were Susan Rothfuss, Debbie Whitt, Linda Miller, and Sally Rothfuss.
75 Years Ago

• The Swanton High School debate team finished third at the district debate tournament in Port Clinton.

• The 22nd anniversary of the Murbach-Seifert Post of the American Legion was observed.

• Playing at the LaFrance Theater in Swanton was “Gone With The Wind.”

90 Years Ago

• Donald Reese took first prize and Donald Hoot second in a Swanton Boys Scouts competition.