From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• World War II veterans Bill Chinnis, Don Black, and Ken Berkebile were among those that participated in an Honor Flight of NWO trip to Washington D.C.

25 Years Ago

• Work began on the Giant Oaks subdivision at the east end of Valleywoods Drive.

50 Years Ago

• Swanton Board of Education held meeting to about a new 13-room school on Crestwood Drive and a seven room addition to Park Elementary School.

• Swanton Board of Education hired Elaine Mollencopf, Andrea Seigneur, and Charlene Murray as new teachers.

• Bob Czajka and Bill Yackee announced the new Swanton Coin Laundry would be open by fall.

75 Years Ago

• No need to ration milk, said leaders of dairy industry.

• Kunkle Schools superintendent B.G. Runnels signed a contract to become principal of Swanton High School.

90 Years Ago

• It was reported that the average yearly cost to attend Ohio State University was $750, including room and board.

• New equipment transformed the Swanton Post Office next to the railroad tracks.