From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Swanton’s Brad Betz recorded his 1,000th career point against Evergreen.

• It was announced that Scott Haselman would seek the Republican nomination for Fulton County Prosecutor.

25 Years Ago

• St. Richard Church’s centennial was celebrated.

• Richard Hodges (R-Swanton) began his term as state representative.

50 Years Ago

• The postage rate increased to 6-cents-an-ounce for first class letters.

• Swanton firefighters responded to five fires in the first five days of the new year.

75 Years Ago

• A sleet storm caused the closing of Swanton Schools.
• J.F. Spengler, owner and operator of the grocery on Wilkins Road, retired.
• Playing at the La France Theater in Swanton was “Pierre of the Plains” starring John Carrol, Ruth Hussey and Bruce Cabot.