From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Angel Campesino, Bob Fisher, Jackie (McGhee) Schultz, Jim Kirtz, and Nathan Bolling inducted into Swanton High School Athletic Hall of Fame.

25 Years Ago

• Bennie H. Galusha of Swanton changed his plea from not guilty to guilty on two murder charges.

• St. Richard’s 100th Anniversary 5K Fun Run was held.

• New playground equipment was purchased for Memorial Park to replace old equipment that posed a danger to children.

• Toledo Express Airport’s main terminal received an $800,000 face lift.

50 Years Ago

• A fire destroyed Bernath’s Hi-Way Furniture and Lee’s Fashions in Delta.

• Swanton High School’s prom king was Steve Smith and prom queen was Jerilyn Walker.

75 Years Ago

• Swanton American Legion post started a cigarette fund for the boys overseas in World War II.
• The Swanton A & P was offering a five pound bag of granulated beet sugar for 32 cents.
• Showing at the La France Theater in Swanton was “The Loan Prairie” starring Russell Hayden.

90 Years Ago

• Ohio held its first statewide brake test for automobiles.

• Runners who were part of a footrace from Los Angeles to New York City passed by Swanton.