From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Area food banks reported on increase in demand.

• The Swanton Marching Band qualified for state.

• Swanton football won back the Iron Kettle from Delta with a 51-23 victory.

25 Years Ago

• The Swanton High School golf team advanced to the Division II state tournament. Swanton’s Scott Blatnik was one of three medalists at the district tournament where the Bulldogs were runners-up.

• Swanton Village Council voiced concern with an annexation request for property on Munson Road just north of the Conrail railroad tracks.

• Former Swanton Bulldog standout Tom Eitniear led the Toledo Thunder to a 37-0 victory over the Michigan Renegades in the first round of the Mid-Continental Football League playoffs.

50 Years Ago

• Cheryl Ashenfelter was named the 1968 Swanton Homecoming Queen.

• Bernath Furniture opened on N. Main Street in Swanton.

75 Years Ago

• Rossford replaced Whitehouse on Swanton’s football schedule after Whitehouse was left without a coach.
• Voters in the vicinity of Assumption, previously known as Caraghar, were to vote in a special election to decide whether the area should in incorporated into a village.

90 Years Ago

• The undefeated Swanton high school eleven scored their third consecutive victory when they downed the strong Lambertville team with a score of 12-3.

• Home Restaurant is sold to a Morenci, Mich. man.