10 YEARS AGO
Deaths this week: Kathy Jennings, Geraldine Konradi, Elizabeth Reid, Leroy Brammer, Harriet Weatherbee, G. Conrad Green.
Eric Rabe made a commitment to Vevay and Switzerland County just about a week ago, and he already feels like part of the community. On Friday Eric Rabe finished signing the paperwork that gave him ownership of the former Vevay Super Valu grocery store.
A baby daughter name Lauren Olivia was born on July 6th at Dearborn County Hospital. Her parents are Keith and Christina Hildebrand of Vevay.
Chelsea Duvall was the 2012 Switzerland County 4-H Fair Round Robin winner. Ryan Sullivan sold the Grand Champion Steer and Grand Champion Swine. Zach Weaver sold the Grand Champion Dairy.
The livestock auction sales reached nearly $106,000 this year.
20 YEARS AGO
Mishayla South of Vevay will be participating this weekend in the 2002 Miss Indiana American Princess Pageant in Indianapolis.
Jill Andrew and James Richards plan to wed on July 27th 2002. The bride is the daughter of John and Jeanette Andrew of Vevay. The groom is the son of James and Darlene Richards of Indianapolis.
Adam Cord has received the David Reynolds Memorial Scholarship. David had been planning to return to college when he passed away from cardiac arrhythmia on January 16th, 2002. The family hopes that this scholarship will help Adam successfully complete his college education.
Switzerland County School Board reorganized and welcomed new member, Andy Truitt.
30 YEARS AGO
Bill Horton Switzerland County representative of the Historic Hoosier Hills Tourism and Recreation Council, presented the Tourism Ambassador Award to Catherine “Kay” Deems of Vevay. She was cited for her efforts in promoting tourism in Switzerland County and Southern Indiana.
60 YEARS AGO
Chief Buffalo Cody died Wednesday at King’s Daughters’ Hospital where he was taken Tuesday afternoon after suffering third and fourth degree burns when fluid from a lighter he had just filled ignited. The 107-year-old member of the Saulka Indian tribe, which originated in Minnesota, had been living at the home of Mrs. May Blevins at Markland.
70 YEARS AGO
Mrs. Howard Lea, of Vevay, has resigned her position as Switzerland County public health nurse, the resignation to become effective on August 1st. Mrs. Lea, who previously to her work here had been employed as surgical nurse a the Madison Clinic, will return to her position there.
80 YEARS AGO
Horace M. Heitmeyer, of Friendship, Indiana, and Helen Rumsey, of Aurora, were married Saturday at the home of Reverend Fred S. Griffith, officiating minister.