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By Hilda Parrish

30 Years Ago (July 22, 1982)
Trimble County’s 1982-83 budget is the smallest one in the state according to recently released figures filed with the Kentucky State Finance Department. The budget, passed in May of 1982 and adopted June 25, 1982, is $507,269.00. The highest is Fayette County at $75,728,850.00.

The B & B River Service has been searching for several days for a Cessna 182 that crashed into the Ohio River during the Madison Regatta on July 4 near where the Richwood Plantation is located. Two people survived, but the pilot and plane have not been found.

Faron Craig, 8, Milton, was kicked by a horse at the 4-H Youth Horse Show. He was taken to Suburban hospital for surgery and is now home and improving.

Over 2,000 gathered for the RECC annual meeting in New Castle on Friday, July 16.

Bobby Albert, Edgar Hensley and Mike W. Peck spent a week at Camp Robt. Webb near Grayson, Ky., one of the three conservation education camps operated by the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

And Jory makes five! Little Jory Heveline made the fifth generation on both his parents’ sides of the family.

Deaths: J.H. Chilton, 66, Campbellsburg; Carey Ginn, 82, Bedford; Jesse Furnish, 49, Houston, Texas, a native of Trimble County; Ray Richmond, 83, Milton.

70 Years Ago (July 23, 1942)
Six Trimble County Boys arrive at Ft. Thomas, Ky. for assignment to active duty. Led by George Melvin, the boys are Robert Black, Philip Jackson, Edgar Callis, Lorraine Harmon and Erwin Jenkins.
Pvt. Baud Chandler arrived home Tuesday for a 10-day furlough.

Bradford Andrew has been assigned to a repair squadron for general duty in Camp Hood, Texas.

Toll for trucks under 3,000 pounds will be given a discount crossing the Milton-Madison Bridge for the moving of their produce to market and the carrying of machinery and other farm necessities back home.

Births: Donald Eugene McCoy. Birthdays: Norris Allen Wright, Margaret Lee Swisher.

Noteworthy: Seventeen pounds of kitchen fats saved will provide a pound and a half of glycerin, enough to fire 85 anti-tank shells.

The United States used about 82 pounds of fats and oils per person last year.

Deaths: Alwilda Hancock Hardesty, 72, Southport; Robert P. Giddens, 52, Valparaiso, Ind, died from injuries received in an accident.  

 80 Years Ago (July 21, 1932)
The pro rata share of the Common School Fund will be $7.00 this year for a total of $8,862. The amount due from the Sheriff will be $19,272.39 and other sources of smaller items will bring the total revenue for Trimble county schools this year to approximately $30,000.00.

Seven big buses loaded with 275 happy bright-faced children from the Masonic Home at Louisville stopped here Wednesday morning before eight o’clock to enjoy ice cream lollypops and icy tarts provided by the Masonic Lodge and Eastern Star of Trimble County. The sweets were bought from the Bedford Sweet Shoppe and Hackney Restaurant. The children did not leave the bus as it was only a short stop for the treats. The children were on their way to Cincinnati Zoo and made plans to stop in Carrollton and Covington before reaching Cincinnati to eat lunch in one of the big hotels.

Deaths: James Rowlett, 70, Sulphur; Barney G. Hoagland, 88, Kansas city, formerly of Milton, Forest Morgan, Carrollton; Thomas Eugene Robbins, one month, 15 days old, Bethel.
 
Hilda Parrish is office manager of The Trimble Banner. She is an avid historian and genealogist and a long-time Bedford resident.