From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• The possibility of a recreation district in Swanton was discussed.

• Swanton and Wauseon Post Offices hit by thieves.

• The unemployment rate was 6.6 percent in Fulton County and 6.4 percent in Lucas County.

• The Village of Swanton received a Safe Routes to Schools grant of just $6,000 after seeking $139,000.

25 Years Ago

• The Swanton quiz team defeated Summerfield High School 280-100 in a match televised on Channel 13. Members appearing were Stacy Weber, Nathan Schmuhl, Brad Shreves, and Jeff Mann.

50 Years Ago

• Miller’s in Swanton offered bananas for 10 cents per pound.

• The new Canterbury Apartments on Dodge Street were slated to open.

75 Years Ago

• Young women were urged to take up nursing. Armed Services said to need 3,000 nurses each month.
• Playing at the La France Theater in Swanton was “Mexican Spitfire’s Elephant” starring Lupe Velez and Leon Errol.

90 Years Ago

• Ohio led the nation in playing card output.

• Swanton High School defeated Holland 48-6 in boys basketball. Reed had 16 points.