From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Ohio First Lady Hope Taft visited Swanton High School to promote public awareness about the dangers and prevalence of underage drinking.

• Swanton baseball topped Liberty Center 8-7 for their first league win of the season.

25 Years Ago

• An 800-pound Jersey cow, owned by James Goin of Browning Road in Swanton got loose. It was spotted at Fulton Pond, then chased to Swanton and eventually shot east of town.
50 Years Ago
• Swanton Mayor Walter Seeman announced a more strict and thorough enforcement of village ordinances, saying they have never been enforced properly. Loose animals, illegal burning, and parking violation had received the most complaints.
• Plans to build a special education edition at Township School were stopped after federal aid was cut.
75 Years Ago

• Swanton Township School eighth graders will present a mystery comedy, “Hands Up.”

• Playing at the LaFrance Theater in Swanton was “Ride Tenderfoot, Ride” with Gene Autry and an “Our Gang” Comedy.

• The Swanton Public and School Library circulated 33,115 books.

• Linking of the Swanton and Metamora water systems was discussed by village council.

90 Years Ago

• Swanton base ball will play Morenci and the House of David. The battery for Swanton will be Dull, Seescholz, Balmer.