From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• The Swanton Rotary Club donated $15,000 from their auction to the soccer and track complex at Swanton High School.

• The Swanton girls basketball team topped Archbold 59-39 to move into first place in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League.

25 Years Ago

• Ten inches of snow fell on Swanton.
• Census figures showed that Swanton’s population fell by 46 residents between 1980 and 1990.
• Swanton High School band director Rob Cintron said the trip to the Citrus Bowl was “a perfect trip.”
50 Years Ago
• Petition for Referendum filed for placing of a 1 percent municipal income tax on the ballot.
• Miller’s in Swanton offered boneless beef roast for 79 cents per pound.
• Glad Rags, owned by Sylvia Burnett of Swanton, named age pacing mare of the year by racing secretaries of the 38 member tracks of Harness Tracks of America.
75 Years Ago

• An auxiliary fire force to be trained in Swanton.

• Swanton American Legion buys defense bonds.

• The Swanton school building was robbed of about $30 in change. Schools in Metamora and Wauseon were robbed the same night.

90 Years Ago

• Swanton basketball topped Metamora and Woodward Tech reserves.

• Swanton takes lead in Fulton County in sales of Christmas Seals.