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Vevay, Indiana
Friday, August 23, 2019

Connector road between Markland Dam and I-71 on target for May completion

While Switzerland County residents are keeping a close eye on construction by the Indiana Department of Transportation on the new bridge over Indian Creek and the improvements to State Road 129; another road project south of Switzerland County will also have a major impact on residents here.

2005 Swiss Wine Festival kicks off tonight with Edelweiss Teen Princess pageant

The 2005 edition of the Swiss Wine Festival kicks off its four days in the Paul Ogle Riverfront Park tonight (Thursday) with the Edelweiss Teen Princess pageant.

This year’s teen princess will join Princess Katie Wright and Prince Kaleb Adams in overseeing this year’s festival, which will run through Sunday.

It’s finally here: Festival starts today

The 2005 Swiss Wine Festival begins today (Thursday) along the Ohio River at the Paul Ogle Riverfront Park. There are all types of activities taking place during the four-day festival, and here’s a look at some of the events that you’ll want to take in.

Vevay Town Council awards engineering contract for ditch work

The Vevay Town Council held its regular meeting on Monday night, and the council awarded engineering contracts for work that is set to begin on the town’s drainage ditches.

There were two bids submitted for the contract; one from the Strand Company and one from M.D. Wessler.

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.