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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Graduation set for June 5th at Switzerland County High School

Switzerland County High School will hold its graduation ceremony for the Class of 2005 on Sunday, June 5th. The commencement will begin at 2:30 p.m. (slow time).

National Honor Society

The Switzerland County High School chapter of the National Honor Society held its induction ceremonies Tuesday night, with 23 students earning membership.

Vevay Town Council dilemma: Who’s responsible for Firth Addition water break?

Don Steffen of the Firth Addition on the west end of Vevay came to Monday’s meeting of the Vevay Town Council to discuss a leak in a water line that is supplying water to the residents of that housing development.

FFA celebrates success at banquet, chapter again among the state’s best

The Switzerland County FFA chapter has been among the best in Indiana for many years, and at last summer’s State Convention, the chapter earned the distinction of being the second best chapter in the state.

Marines returning from Iraq visit Jeff-Craig to say thanks for support

Last week, two Marines who have just returned from a tour of duty in Iraq visited the students at Jefferson-Craig Elementary School to thank them for sponsoring a fundraiser to make money to purchase items for the care boxes that were sent to the soldiers.

Superintendent to School Board: new state budget puts pressure on schools for funds

Superintendent Tracy Caddell pulled no punches Monday night when he spoke to the school board and the community with regard to the new state budget. Governor Mitch Daniels and the Republican-controlled legislature hailed the budget as “balanced without raising taxes” — but the school superintendent has a much different view.

Retiring teacher

Switzerland County Middle School math teacher Jean Sandidge was honored at Monday night’s meeting of the Switzerland County School Board. Jean Sandidge will retire at the end of this school year after 37 years of teaching — 31 of those in the Switzerland County School System. Presenting her with a school bell is school board president Jack Ranz.

Retiring this year

Switzerland County High School English teacher Emory Leon Hostetler was honored on the occasion of his retirement from teaching in the Switzerland County School System on Monday night at the school board meeting. Leon Hostetler has taught for 19 years, with 17 of those coming here. School board president Jack Ranz presented the retiring teacher with a gift of appreciation.

Cheerleader coach

After 10 years of coaching the Switzerland County High School cheerleaders, Lisa Fisher is retiring. She was presented a plaque for her contributions to the school and the cheerleading program at Monday night’s meeting of the school board. Board president Jack Ranz made the presentation.

Greg Fillenwarth is new nurse practitioner at Switzerland County Nurse-Managed Clinic

When Greg Fillenwarth picked up the Indianapolis paper one day, he joked to family members that he was going to see what jobs were “out there for nurse practitioners.”