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30 Years Ago (July 9, 1981)
Eileen Lantz will become the home agent in Trimble County on Aug. 3, replacing Cecilia Oak, who has resigned. Cecilia and husband Jerry Oak just had their second child, Sarah, who joins her two-year old sister, Stacy.
In a civil action involving Judge Clyde E. Greenwood and Jailer Larry Chandler, ‘sued’ along with 78 other county judges, 78 jailers and several state officials, heard initially Monday in Franklin Circuit Court by Judge Henry Meigs II entered an order overruling and dismissing the motions of the plaintiffs Sowders, et al vs Atkins, et al, defendants. In a filing by Bruce Hamilton on behalf of Greenwood and Chandler, it is written that the plaintiffs knowingly, willfully, intentionally and maliciously brought this action against the defendants without probable cause, have published untrue and false statements. Judge Meigs said he would hear all motions of record scheduled for hearing by the court on Wednesday, July 22.
Miss Budweiser, driven by Dean Chenoweth, won the Indiana Governor’s Cup at the Madison Regatta.
Deaths: Charles H. Dudley, Cincinnati, Ohio, husband of the former Esther Burkhardt of Trimble County.
70 Years ago (July 3, 1941)
Sweeping from the Ohio River on the west, a hail, rain and windstorm laid waste to crops, unroofed homes and barns, destroyed trees and did great general damage in the Mt. Pleasant community last Saturday afternoon. The strip affected was about three miles wide and extended from the river to beyond Mt. Pleasant, it is reported.
Twenty-one, 21-year-old youths in the county registered with the local selective service board here Tuesday on the second R-Day the nation has experienced during the present national crisis. We would venture to predict no other county can match this 21-21 combination
Among the 1,571 students register for the first U.K. summer term are Joseph Robert McCord, Lewis King Luckett and F.D. Wilkinson from Miton; Buell G. Moore, Wilma LaVerne Clem and Mary O. Perkinson, all of Bedford.
Deaths: Salietha (Lafe) Perry, 84, Bedford; Herman Raker, 69, Milton.
80 Years ago (July 9, 1931)
Saturday morning just before noon the section of new concrete in Bedford from the Courthouse to the Bedford Garage on Main street was thrown open to traffic for the benefit of the fourth of July tourists.
Since the opening of the Bedford-Louisville link of the new Louisville-Cincinnati highway a number of arrests for speeding have been made in Oldham County. The Louisville Times questioned the speed trap.Chief Akins, of Oldham County Police tells he does not nab them unless they are exceeding 55 mph.
American Legion Post will sponsor the annual Trimble County Fair during the first part of October.
Invitations to entertain a boy or girl for the summer vacations through the Fresh Air Campaign is still open to residents of rural communities. There are 200 children waiting to be placed in a vacation home to get relief from the unbearable summer atmosphere of the city. Transportation and laundry of the guests are paid from the fresh air fund. Hosts entertain the children without charge. Every child must pass a thorough physical examination before leaving the city. This is the eighth annual drive to provide said vacations for under-privileged Louisville boys and girls and is sponsored by The Courier-Journal and The Louisville Times.
All county schools will start their 1931-32 terms on Sept. 14.
Deaths: Dr. William Peak, 49, Baton Rouge, LA. The son of Judge and Mrs. G.W. Peak; Mrs. Edmonia Law Ridgeway, Louisville; Mrs. William Williamson, Wisconsin, formerly of Trimble County.