From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Swanton Kroger getting $5 million face lift.

• Northwest State Community College approves $2.1 million for Metamora campus.

25 Years Ago

• Metamora to be zoned by year’s end.
• Ryan Pawlowicz sparked the Swanton Bulldogs with a 20-yard touchdown touchdown catch to top Liberty Center 21-14 in overtime to remain unbeaten in the NWOAL.
50 Years Ago
• Fulton County engineer recommends necessary improvements to West Garfield bridge.
• Rhonda Miller elected Camp Fire Girls president.
75 Years Ago

• Mayor Berkebile urges public to contribute to Detwiler Hospital Fund campaign.

• Swanton football falls to Tecumseh 13-0 in their home opener. New field to be dedicated in game against Whitehouse.

• Playing at the LaFrance Theater in Swanton was “Blood and Sand” with Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell and Rita Hayworth.

90 Years Ago

• Cholera epidemic reaches alarming stage in Fulton County.

• Swanton’s 13th festival to prove most successful financially.

• In Delta, 38 residents signed a petition to remove the mayor for office for allowing moving picture theatre to have shows on Sundays.