10 Years Ago
• Swanton High School to present “Once Upon a Mattress.”
• The 2008 inductees into the Swanton High School Athletic Hall of Fame were Nathan Bolling, Angel Campesino, Bob Fisher, Jim Kirtz and Jackie (McGhee) Schultz.
25 Years Ago
• Swanton Park and Recreation Board authorized slam dunk basketball hoops, supports and poles to be erected in Memorial Park.
• Anna Serratos and Rebecca Nelson were selected by the Swanton American Legion Auxiliary as delegates for Buckeye Girls State.
50 Years Ago
• Swanton Local Schools placed a bond issue on the ballot to fund a news elementary school and an addition to Park Elementary School. Crowded classrooms and poor classroom facilities at the 1904 building were cited as reasons.
• Swanton Pharmacy, 99 N. Main St., offered a Chocolate Zoo of Easter Animals for 10 cents to $1.98.
75 Years Ago
90 Years Ago
• Members of the Whitehouse and Waterville high school graduating classes visiting Washington were injury shortly after arrival when a platform they were standing on collapsed.
• Two millions trees were planted in Ohio as part of a reforestation.