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Vevay, Indiana
Saturday, July 13, 2019

Little Michela Richards: 17-month old swimmer

When Michela Richards wanders over to the edge of the swimming pool at the Switzerland County YMCA, sometimes adults who don’t know her get a little nervous. At just 17-months old, she shouldn’t be getting too close to the edge — but when she jumps right in, everyone really begins to take notice.

2005 Swiss Wine Festival is now just one week away; volunteers are busy with...

For volunteers working on the 34th Swiss Wine Festival, it’s been a short 12 months since last year’s event closed down on the banks of the Ohio River in the Paul Ogle Riverfront Park.

Rain finally comes to county, is it too late for local farmers?

Switzerland County received its first measurable rain in several weeks recently, but as local farmers move closer and closer to harvest time, even larger amounts of rain may not be enough to help save this year’s crops.

FBI search hits downtown Vevay, suspect sought by authorities since 1999

Friday afternoon was a quiet and sunny one in downtown Vevay; but at approximately 2 p.m. the peaceful day was stirred by agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation — who searched a building on Ferry Street as part of an ongoing drug investigation.

Tom Demaree’s wines earn medals at International Wine Competition

Local winemaker Tom Demaree and his Ridge Winery earned three silver medals recently at the Indy International Wine Competition held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. There were a total of 3,685 wines entered into the competition.

Katie Wright and Kaleb Adams are 2005 Princess and Prince of the Swiss Wine...

The 2005 Swiss Wine Festival will be held at the Paul Ogle Riverfront Park for four days beginning on Thursday, August 25th, but the festivities officially got underway this past Sunday evening when this year’s Princess and Prince were crowned.

School starts for student this Tuesday, all four schools are excited to begin

Summer is over — at least for students and teachers in the Switzerland County School Corporation.

The 2005-2006 school year officially begins next week, as teachers report for an in-service day on Monday, August 15th; and students will arrive for their first official day of classes on Tuesday, August 16th.

Andrew Ross begins 27 months of service in Peace Corps; will work in South...

When John Kennedy established the Peace Corps as a way of helping underprivileged people around the world, he did so with an eye toward recruiting young adults into public service.

Scholarship program is this Sunday, kicks off 2005 Swiss Wine Festival

The events of the 2005 Swiss Wine Festival officially get underway this Sunday evening, August 7th, when the Edelweiss Prince and Princess Scholarship Program is held.

Another accident in the county leaves one critical

Switzerland County saw another severe automobile accident this week, as officers and emergency personnel responded to a one vehicle accident on State Road 56 west of Vevay.