This week in Galion history

By Deborah Elaine Evans - [email protected]

Galion has a colorful and lengthy past. The events noted in this column are taken from the Galion Inquirer archives from years past. The focus will be items of personal or community interest from 15, 40 and 75 years ago.

The week ending Oct. 17, 2000

The Galion Tigers trampled the Upper Sandusky Rams, using their powerful running attack to score 42 points

The nine Galion High School homecoming court ladies, dressed in fall suits, took a spin on golf carts around Tiger Stadium while the band performed and the football team was prepping for the game. Cheri Nelson was named the Homecoming Queen.

The week ending Oct. 17, 1975

The Galion junior varsity football team scored six points in each of the first, second and fourth quarters during the game at Heise Park against Tiffin Columbian an 18-0 win.

A 31-year-old Galion man was in police custody pending investigation and filling of breaking and entering charges after he was caught inside the vacant building which formerly occupied a bowling alley in the 200 block of Harding Way E.

The week ending Oct. 17, 1940

Mrs. William Gregg opened her home five miles south of Galion, to the Ladies Bible class of the Galion Church of Nazarene for its regular monthly meeting.

Janet Eichler, a 15-month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Eichler, of 451 West Railroad street, was in the hospital following the removal of an open safety pin from her esophagus. The pin was lodged about three inches from her mouth.

By Deborah Elaine Evans

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