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30 Years Ago (Aug. 6, 1981)
Trimble’s oldest and finest homes are on the Trimble County Historical Society’s tour this Sunday-Ransdell Home, located behind the Courthouse; the Old Mosser house, located in the Mt Carmell Community; The Long Farm overlooking the Ohio River; and the Old Cook Place, located off 421 towards Campbellsburg.
Working on a zoning map for the City of Bedford and all new subdivisions to be developed within two miles of the city’s limits,the two board members now think in terms of a workable zoning plan. Mayor Black commenting on the zoning plan said “All we want to do is make things as good or better then they are now.” The regulations control “What you want to control where you want to control it.”
Three juveniles, ranging in age from 14-17 years went on a mailbox beating binge during the night of July 28, and all three were arrested. They told the officers that some lady in Carrollton bought them sone bear and afterwards they took 1x1 sticks about 28” long and went on a mail box destruction ride along Peck’s Pike (625). There has been random mailbox destruction in spots all over the county. Postal officials are beginning to take more interest and will prosecute when criminals are arrested.
Over $29,000 was stolen from the home of Samuel Kidwell on Old School House Road in Milton. Mr. Kidwell discovered the break-in when he came home from working in tobacco. State, local and federal authorities are investigating.
The Bedford Town Trustees swore in a new city clerk last night, Jeannie Craig Schultz, to replace Lynn Horine who had resigned from that position.
Deaths: Charles Eugene Brooks, 28, New Castle.
70 Years ago (July 31, 1941)
Without formal ceremonies or fanfare the aluminum collection drive for aid defense in Trimble County will end here Saturday night, according to H.M. Wesley, Legion Post Commander, and the chairman of the county organization.
The annual homecoming of the Hunters Bottom Lutheran cemetery Association will be held on Thursday, Aug. 7 with dinner being served at 11:30 DST.
A law that’s been on the books since 1912, but seldom enforced is about to get top priority. It is illegal to work a woman more than 10 hours in one day or 60 hours in any week. The Department of Industrial Relations Commissioner William G. Burrow warned employers if a woman works more than 10 hours in any given day or more than 60 hours in any given week may result in the arrest of the employer.
Rev. K.P. Wesche, recently returned from China where he and others have been doing missionary work, will conduct a special service at the Callis Grove Camp Meeting Sunday afternoon, Aug. 3, it is announced by the Camp Meeting Association.
Deaths: Virgil Emmett Graves, 47, Madison; Sam Gosman, Greenwood, Ind.; James W. Lynch, 85, Bedford; Albert McDowell, 39, Carrollton.
80 Years ago (Aug. 6, 1931)
The recent drought which had its origin in the latest dry spell, was broken Monday and Tuesday by copious rains which fell the county over. It was measured to be over three inches in rainfall. So, let us, brother, one and all, Enjoy refreshing showers that fall, And then in glee with wondrous thud Throw at each other balls of mud.
The Board of Education has offered for sale The Wilson Sub district school building and grounds. Bids will be received on the grounds and building as a whole and separately. The right is reserved to reject any and all bids.
Deaths: Mrs. Ballard Callis, 26, Indianapolis; J.H. Brewer, 83, Bedford; Angie Mitchell Greenwood, 77, Indianapolis, formerly of Sulphur; C.J. McClanahan, 72, Milton; Robert Mershon, 75, Madison; Louise Carolyn Todd, 13, Madison, died for drowning when the canoe she was in capsized in the Ohio river.