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30 Years Ago (June 17, 1982)
Clyde “Jack” Greenwood, who has been associated with the Trimble Banner Democrat for 32 years, announced his retirement, effective July 1. Replacing Greenwood as editor will be June Lehue Rand, a native of Trimble County. Becky Jackson will continue as associate editor with responsibility for composition and as assistant in news coverage.
Erin Wingham received all A’s for the entire year in Mrs. Lounita Hereford’s second grade.
Lisa Pyles and Janell Marie Maxey have been named a 1982 United States National Award winner in History and Government.
Gregory Carol Black and Robert Weslie Webb have been named to the Dean’s List at Western Kentucky University for the Spring, 1982 semester.
Corn Creek Baptist Church held their 17th homecoming Sunday.
Leta Klein was honored for her paintings in pastels, acrylics and oils by the Trimble County Homemakers Association, Louisville Area Homemakers and Ky. Extension Homemakers. She has taught several art classes for homemakers. and 4-Hers.
Mt. Byrd Christian Church Bible School had a money goal of $175, but the goal was passed and the total collected was $200. They celebrated with a 12 ft. banana split made with eight gallons of ice cream, four jars each of chocolate syrup, strawberry and butterscotch, eight 16 oz. containers of Cool Whip and eight jars of Marchino cherries. All the little children gathered and stared in awe, but decided it was better eaten than displayed.
70 Years Ago (June 18, 1942)
Your sugar stamp is worth more this month, but the increase in the amount to be received must be stretched over a longer period. Sugar rationing stamps 5 and 6 have been increased in value to two pounds each and will cover a period of a month each instead of two weeks, the current time covered.
Richland Theatre in Carrollton now showing “Riders of the Badlands” and “Tuxedo Junction” 11 cents and 20 cents.
Clover Farm Stores has fresh fruits and vegetables; Sunkist Calif. lemons 19 cents per dozen; No. 1 new potatoes 17 cents for 5 lbs.; red ripe tomatoes 25 cents for 2 lbs; No. 1 fresh peaches 15 cents for 2 lbs.
Woody’s Finer Foods advertises U.S. No. 1 tomatoes 25 cents for 2 lbs, U.S. No. 1 size new potatoes 23 cents per 10 lbs; bologna 19 cents lb.
Deaths: Mary Elizabeth Barnes, 80, Milton.
80 Years Ago (June 16, 1932)
Attorney Paddock and wife of North Madison were in Bedford Tuesday. On the way home that night about 11 o’clock the driver lost control of his car on State road 37 just west of the Neal farm and the machine, a new Auburn coupe, running into the ditch, caught fire and was almost totally destroyed. Neither occupant was hurt. The loss was partially covered by insurance.
The Bedford troop of Boy Scouts, under the leadership of Prof. C.A. Hollowell, had an outing Thursday evening of last week on the Little Kentucky River down near the mouth of Hardy. The boys are now learning the signal flag system.
Mr. Raymond Powell and Miss Viola Roberson were married at the courthouse Wednesday afternoon by Judge W.C. Morgan.
Mrs. Harry Thurston and daughter, Miss Helen, of Cleveland, O., are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ashby.
Deaths: Chester Adams, died enroute to hospital in Louisville after being rendered unconscious about two o’clock at his rock quarry on the county farm when struck on the head by a flying stone from a blast at the Hughes & Callis quarry nearby.
Other deaths: John Hancock, 66, a farmer in the northeast section of the county.
Hilda Parrish is office manager of The Trimble Banner. She is an avid historian and genealogist and a long-time Bedford resident.