Newspapers for 1840 and 1853-1901 have been scanned and are available on the internet. Tina Lyons has prepared an index, including notices of births, marriage, deaths, and divorces, as well as estate sales and similar items of genealogical interest. Many of the death notices give exact ages in years, months, and days. This is a very important source to confirm the inscriptions in the Vevay Cemetery that have become too weathered to be read with certainty.
The Switzerland County newspaper page has evolved: here's the most recent version: http://www.indianasgore.com/switzerland-county/newspapers/
. I see there are more titles indexed, and issues from more years!