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By Hilda Parrish

30 Years Ago (March 4, 1982)
Hard Tell’n, a handclapping, knee slapping creative group, entertained the folks at the Trimble County Nursing Home Wednesday night.

Letters were mailed last week telling Milton sewer prospective users that they should sign easements this past Saturday.

Boys close out their regular basketball season without racking up a win. Coach Tom Sibley’s Raiders lost their last seasonal game to Western Anderson 85-69.

The Lady Raiders overpowered Western Anderson for a 55-24 win. The girls compiled a 6-15 record for the 1981-1982 regular season.

About 40 farmers attended the Farm Chemical Meeting at the Trimble County High School on Wednesday, Feb. 24.

Non-fiction books new at the Library: How to Take Charge of your Life by Mildred Newman and I Don’t Know Where I’m Going, But I Sure ain’t Lost by Jess Lair, PH.D. and Mary Kay by Mary Kay Ash.

Deaths” Carroll D. Clifford, 85, Arizona, Avada Johnson Tulley, 85, Sligo.

70 Years Ago (Feb. 26, 1942)
Friday afternoon at two o’clock in the courthouse at Bedford, representatives of tomato canning interests will meet with County Agent J.D. Tolbert and tomato growers of Trimble County to discuss the need of increased production of tomatoes in the county and the methods by which this increase can be met.

George H. Tingle has been promoted to the rank of Corporal at Ft. Knox. Pvt. Louis D. Alexander is stationed at Ft. McClellan, Ala. Pvt. W.B. (Johnny) Harmon, stationed at Tulsa Okla., took an examination with the Spartan Air Corps Training Detachment, mechanics division and made a grade of 87 per cent out of a possible 100, Payne Rogers wrote of army life from Ellington Field, Texas in answer to inquiries from his mother.

The Formidable Panthers of Milton, the little city ’neath the hill, will engage the big Blue Demons in a battle that may decide the county championship for the season Friday night.

Death of Elder W. B. Snyder, Christian minister to every Christian church in Trimble County since starting in the ministry in 1906, died peacefully Sunday night at the age of 71, Milton.

Other Deaths: Robert Emmett Staten, 76, Louisville, formerly of Trimble County; E. B. McCain, Bedford.

80 Years Ago (March 3, 1932)
Sheriff must collect taxes and penalties according to the State Auditor. No extension of time will be allowed, therefore sale of property for delinquent taxes must be held the fourth Monday in March as was done last year.

On account of several requests for more time, will advertise names of cold check writers in the last March issue of this paper. This notice is final. W.T. Bare.

Prof. Robert B. Clem, Trimble County native, has assumed the first vice presidency of the Department of Secondary School Principals of the National Education Association in Washington, D.C.

Mr. R.C. Terrell, Bedford, was appointed by the State Highway Commission engineer of test in the laboratory of the Highway Department.

Blue Demons close their season with a win against Dry Ridge 28-18. The Blue Demons have enjoyed a successful season this year. They have brought some of the best high school teams of the State here and have entertained their followers with a high type brand of basketball, winning twelve out of 24 games played. They have scored 529 points against a total of 462 points for their opponents, a majority of 67 points for the season in favor of the Demons.

The 27th district basketball elimination series will be held at Carrollton March 11 and 12. Teams included in the district meet here are the boys from Milton, LaGrange, Liberty and Trimble County High. Only two girls teams are entered, Milton and LaGrange.

Deaths: Mrs. Garnett Baxter, 40, Sligo; Joseph Powell, 38, Providence died after being hit by an automobile on U.S. Highway 42 on Little Kentucky river Sunday night. Mr. Powell stepped around the front of the car he was riding in and directly into the path of a car driven by a Louisville Dentist returning to his home for Carrollton. Mr. Powell was rushed to Louisville in an ambulance, but died on the way to the hospital.