From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Swanton Alliance Church members were commended by Swanton Board of Education for their work repairing lockers in the middle school band room.

• A bomb scare, which turned out to be a hoax, halted a flight at Toledo Express Airport for over two hours.

25 Years Ago

• Swanton resident Richard Hodges enters race for state representative.
• Swanton Board of Education purchased 3 acres of land north of the football field.
50 Years Ago
• Ruth Sutherland and Michael Hammonds to receive an award for heroism.
• The Red and White Store offered a whole frying chicken for 25 cents per pound.
75 Years Ago

• Diamond Jubilee Birthday Celebration planned at Swanton Masonic Temple.

• Mrs. Moorman heads Victory Book Drive.

• Swanton American Legion post to collect scrap iron for defense.

• Playing at the LaFrance Theater was “Wild Geese Calling” starring Henry Fonda and Joan Bennett.

90 Years Ago

• The temperature dropped to 8 below zero in Swanton.

• Swanton combines street commissioner and clerk of water works board jobs.