From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Roberta Cooley named grand marshal of Christmas in Swanton parade.

25 Years Ago

• The Ohio Turnpike interchange across from Toledo Express Airport opened.
• Park Elementary School students gave their recipes for Thanksgiving favorites. Recipes for turkey included from Kim Culbreath – 1. First buy it. 2 . Put salt on it. 3. Cook it for 10 minutes. 4. Then eat it.
50 Years Ago
• Murphy’s Ben Franklin Toy Town featured hundreds of toys and gifts.
• Lawrence Pilliod received Golden Deeds award from the local Exchange Club.
• Swanton’s First Federal Savings and Loan dedicated its new home with a open house.
75 Years Ago

• Swanton High School boys basketball will open season at Whitehouse. The Bulldogs are members of the Greater Toledo League with Maumee, Whitmer, Sylvania, Perrysburg, and Delta.

• Playing at LaFrance Theater in Swanton was “Man Hunt” starring Walter Pidgeon and Joan Bennett.

90 Years Ago

• The Swanton Merchants semi-pro football team, said to be one of the best in northwest Ohio, finished the season undefeated and not scored upon.

• Swanton Village Council hears a petition to change the official time of the village from Eastern to Central Standard Time.