From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Grant awarded to Swanton Schools for student drug testing.

• Swanton Village Council authorized a tax incentive deal to bring Midwest Contracting to the proposed West Park subdivision in Swanton.

25 Years Ago

• Cable rates in Swanton will increase from $19.99 to $21.99.
• Swanton boys cross country qualified for the state tournament.
• Swanton defeated Delta 20-7 to win the NWOAL title outright.
50 Years Ago
• Herrick Allen of Swanton was appointed to served as Fulton County Commissioner.
• A & P offered one gallon of milk for 77 cents.
75 Years Ago

• Swanton High School’s Jr. Class Play will be “Growing Pains.”

• The bus schedule for Short Way Lines service between Fort Wayne and Toledo via Swanton will be increased to three round trips daily.

• Playing at LaFrance Theater in Swanton was “The Bride Came C.O.D.” starring James Cagney and Bette Davis.

90 Years Ago

• Swanton voters approved a bond issue to build a new addition to the current school.

• Swanton High and Metamora High played to a 7-7 tie in football at Memorial Park.