From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Swanton Village Council voiced its opposition to senior housing next to Paigelynn Place.

25 Years Ago

• Evergreen’s Kyle Glecker won a state wrestling title.

• Winners of the Swanton Super Valu Teacher of the Year contest were Judy Warncke, Joe Greenberg and Gloria Smith.

50 Years Ago

• Swanton Board of Education places six-mill levy on the ballot to offset an expected $50,000 deficit.

• Swanton High School quiz team beat Maumee to face Libbey High School in the final of the WSPD-TV High School Quiz. Team members were Byron Bowman, Richard Born, Scott Stewart and Joanne Schmidt. Alternates were Sara Bonam and Terry Parker.

75 Years Ago

• Fulton County scheduled to be part of Ohio State Council of Defense planned blackout.
• An estimated $4,000-5,000 loss resulted from an early morning fire at the Ambrose Truckor farm on Central Avenue.
• Playing at the La France Theater in Swanton was “Give Out, Sisters,” starring the Andrews Sisters.

90 Years Ago

• It was found the Village of Swanton did not have a law against reckless driving so a man could not be fined for the offense.

• More than a fourth of Swanton students were absent due to cases of severe cold and grippe.