From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Village of Swanton will pay 5 percent of Hallett Avenue overpass project costs.

• Village of Swanton officials considering removal of the water tower on Church Street.

25 Years Ago

• Fulton County Commissioners considering combining Eastern and Western District Courts into one court.
• A small plane crashed in Oak Openings Metropark, killing all 3 passengers.
• Crime dipped to four-year low.
50 Years Ago
• The people of St. Richard Parish are inviting the public to attend the open house of their new church, parochial school and newly-renovated gymnasium.
• Purdy’s in Swanton advertised mod-dress jeans for $5.95.
75 Years Ago

• Local Boy Scout troop to celebrated 32nd anniversary.

• Metamora High School parents voting on whether to increase school week to 6 days in order to permit boys to do farm work.

• Playing at the La France Theater in Swanton was “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” starring Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman and Lana Turner.

90 Years Ago

• Exchange Club formed in Swanton.