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Friday, July 19, 2019

Switzerland County Prom, 2005

Switzerland County High School held its prom Saturday night at General Butler State Park in Carrollton. Ryan Owings and Brittany Cole were crowned as the Prom King and Queen.

Council continues discussions on riverboat funds

The Indiana General Assembly is still considering legislation that would redirect riverboat casino revenues from counties such as Switzerland County and instead keep those funds in state accounts; and at Saturday’s meeting of the Switzerland County Council, a crowd of about 20 people came to discuss a plan of action.

Fight continues to save Riverboat funds

The committee votes have been close, but as the Indiana legislature continues its discussions on topics such as the state budget and Daylight Savings Time — the possibility of Switzerland County losing a large chunk of its riverboat revenues is still very real.

United Fund holds meeting; sets 2005 goal at $100,000

The United Fund of Switzerland County held its annual meeting and report to the community on Saturday morning at the Moorefield firehouse.

Elnora Gregory: county woman finds ancestral link to George Washington, Meriwether Lewis

For much of her life, Elnora Scudder Gregory has lived quietly here in Switzerland County. Born to Horace R. and Cecil Callahan Scudder, Elnora’s father was a school teacher and gentleman farmer in the Florence area. She met and married Harry Gregory from the Patriot area in 1946; and for more than 50 years the couple lived quietly and happily at their Patriot residence.

Mattie Waddle, Amanda Watson are this year’s Lilly Scholarship winners

The Community Foundation of Switzerland County has announced the two recipients of Switzerland County’s 2005 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships.

State legislators continue to try and get more funds from county riverboat funds

Switzerland County Council president Mike Jones said that it feels a little bit like Poland felt during World War II — Russia on one side and Germany on the other.

New school-to-work program results in new Vevay Newspapers website

The Vevay Reveille-Enterprise is the oldest weekly newspaper in the State of Indiana, being founded in 1816.

The Switzerland Democrat was founded in 1868, and ranks among the oldest weeklies in the state, as well.

Now, both newspapers have moved into the computer age.

Lindsey Agner lives with Switzerland County grandparents while ‘mommy’s at work’

Ask three-year old where her mommy is, and she’ll tell you that “Mommy’s at work.” Like many children today who have two working parents, Lindsey Agner gets to spend her days with her grandparents — Bob and Ann Hatchett of Mount Sterling. But unlike other children, Lindsey Agner’s mommy isn’t coming to pick her up at the end of the day.

Jon Bond named as executive director of Switzerland County Economic Development

The Switzerland County Economic Development Corporation was formed in 2003 by an economic development commission that had been appointed by the county council. That commission formed non-profit corporation to be active in attracting business and industry to the county while also assisting current businesses with their needs.