From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• The Swanton High School football team held a midnight madness event to kick off practice for the season.

• Fulton County Commissioners considered increase in county sales tax.

25 Years Ago

• Swanton golfer Eric Oakes competed in the Pepsi-Cola National High School All-American Prep National Golf Championships, finishing in the top 10 to the named an All-American.

50 Years Ago

• The Pilliod Co. – Raymond Chemical softball team form Swanton won the Ohio District I Men’s Slow Pitch Softball Tournament.

• Barbara Poorman chosen to represent Swanton in the Miss Ohio Teenage Contest.

75 Years Ago

• Approximately 80 band members and a committee of band mothers attend a farewell party of John Shafer, Swanton band director, who was leaving for the army.

90 Years Ago

• The first ever hobo auto races held in Swanton on the old race track grounds, back of Memorial Park.

• Toledo and Indiana Interurban Station being brightened with paint.