From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• The countdown to mandatory all-digital television continued.

• Construction of new Penta Career Center building underway.

25 Years Ago

50 Years Ago

• Trinity United Methodist church planned open house for new sanctuary and church social rooms.

• Mayor Walter Seeman formally announced the opening of the West Garfield Bridge.

75 Years Ago

• Swanton High School scrap metal drives collects 50 tons.
• Playing at the La France Theater in Swanton was “Ten Gentlemen from West Point” starring George Montgomery, Maureen O’Hara and John Sutton.
90 Years Ago

• A profit of $2,744.58 for the 1927 Corn Festival was announced.

• The White House Coffee Shop opened on Chicago Pike. George Shultz was the proprietor.