From The Attic


10 Years Ago

• Alyssa Goetz was named Corn Festival princess and Cody Mohr was named Corn Festival prince.

• A dedication ceremony was planned for the naming of Swanton’s football stadium to David W. Hansbarger Stadium.

• A plan to raze a former church at the corner of Lincoln Avenue and Church Street was announced.

25 Years Ago

• Jennifer Schmidt was selected to compete in the Ohio Miss T.E.E.N. Pageant.

• Swanton Local Schools lunch prices were set at $1.35 in the elementary school, $1.60 in the junior high and high schools, and $2 for adults.

50 Years Ago

• A new A&P Store was set to open on S. Main Street in Swanton. Victor Reynolds named manager.

• The Linville & Son Gulf station opened on Airport Highway at S. Main Street.

75 Years Ago

• It was announced the Fulton County Fair would only use entertainment from the county.
• A group of 33 men and their families were stationed at Swanton’s Memorial Park while conducting a geodetic survey of the area from Monroe, Mich. to Bellfontaine, Ohio.

90 Years Ago

• The fourth annual picnic of the Funeral Directors; Association of Ohio met in Swanton Memorial Park.