10 Years Ago
• Flood waters covered some Swanton streets, Memorial Park, and the area around the Swanton football field, causing the postponement of the fireworks display.
25 Years Ago
• A fire destroyed a Swanton area home on County Road H that was the scene of a double homicide earlier in the year.
• Local dentist Jim Platek renovated a Main Street farmhouse built in 1834 into a dentist office.
50 Years Ago
• Officials of the Penn-Central railroad testified at a PUCO hearing that there was no need for a protective crossing at the Munson Road intersection.
75 Years Ago
90 Years Ago
• Pioneer O.L. Miller of York Township talked about the changes in Swanton since his first visit in 1866. He said at the time Centerville led Swanton and Memorial Park was a despised swamp.