From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Bill Green retired from the Swanton Board of Education after serving for 12 years. He went on to replace Pat Curtin on the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center Board.

25 Years Ago

• The newly formed Swanton High School Math Club was a member of the Ohio Math League. Members included Jennifer Mekus, Nathan Schmuhl, Michele Perry, Wendy Taynor, Stacy Weber, Mandy Goodson, Jenny Boyd, Jeff Carpenter, and Kari Mann.

• McNeill Chevrolet offered for sale a 1993 Chevrolet S-10 Pick-up for $9,250 after savings and rebates.

50 Years Ago

• Swanton Fire Department and Swanton Village employees were recognized for their efforts in preserving the Swanton water supply during a heavy rainfall.

• The Knight home at the corner of St. Clair and Main Street was demolished to make way for an A&P store.

• Murphy’s Ben Franklin store offered kitchen aprons for 44 cents.

75 Years Ago

• A new victory tax was levied on portions of income exceeding $624.
• Playing at the La France Theater in Swanton was “The Male Animal” starring Henry Fonda and Olivia DeHavilland.
90 Years Ago
• Swanton industries for most part escape depression common in Midwest.