10 Years Ago
• Swanton softball opened tournament play with a 3-1 win over Fairview behind the pitching of Megan Chapman.
25 Years Ago
• Marine Private First Class Gilbert A. Urban of Swanton was awarded the Purple Heart.
• Swanton High School students Lewis Taylor and Jeanne Davidson earned high ratings at the state music contest.
• The Board of Education of Swancreek Township filed a petition for permission to hold a special election to erect a centralized school. The new building would replace the Utah, Blake, Brailey, Lutz, Raker, Wagner, and Gately schools.
• A new group was formed in Swanton to obtain factories, industry in Swanton. Walter Hallett was elected chairman.
• Playing at the LaFrance Theater in Swanton was “Buck Privates” with Bud Abbot, Lou Costello, and The Andrews Sisters.
90 Years Ago
• L.A. Pilliod Motor Sales opened on North Main Street in Swanton.
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