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By Hilda Parrish

30 Years Ago (Aug. 12, 1982)

Trimble County Fiscal Court met in a special session for the second reading of the Trimble Building Ordinance.

New rules for the Milton water works are being discussed and will be handed to Donnie Oakley, who is charge of the maintenance for the water company. They do not have to be approved by the Public Service Commission as they furnish their own water.

Drug raid on opposite ends of the county net hidden supply of unspecified drug. Early Saturday morning a raid was made at a house on School Hollow Road and Sunday morning on a storage building behind a house on West Street. The arrest is pending as the drug is being analyzed.

Construction is moving along on schedule at the new site of a Louisville Gas and Electric Company generating unit at Wise’s Landing. The schedule calls for the first generating unit to go into operations in 1986.

Larry Chandler announced to this newspaper Wednesday that he would resign from the Bedford Fire Department and the EMS and the new Trimble County Rescue Squad due to the increase of overtime work at the Kentucky State Reformatory in Lagrange.

Students of Neal Wright presented a Piano Recital Aug. 8 at the Bedford Christian Church.

Redbirds fans from Trimble numbered 550. Six busloads of people were among those who made the trip to the Louisville Cardinal Stadium at the fairgrounds. The Redbirds won the game in the eleventh inning with a score of six to five. Gasoline for the buses was furnished by Owen Powell and J.T. Moore.

Deaths: Iona B. Bright, 81, Madison, Ind.

70 Years Ago (Aug. 13, 1942)

A new rationing board has been appointed. L. C. Yager is chairman; John B. Young and Lyle Wood of Bedford and Milton Snyder Jr. of Milton will take care of the rationing of tires, sugar and any other kind of rationing that may come up.

Dr. D.B. Thurber has taken over the directorship of the Tri-county Health District, which includes Trimble, Carroll and Gallatin and will conduct the usual clinic in Trimble on Thursday of each week.

Clover Farm Store will conduct the opening sale Saturday, Aug. 15. In March 1841, the A.B. Clem’s Heirs store burned. In May 1941, Mr. R.E. Clem began his building and due to hardship of obtaining needed materials it has taken more than a year for him to be ready for opening day.  There will be several baskets of groceries to be given away and free demonstration of food. Imported spices and fruits in stock. All be here and get your share.

Deaths: Mrs. Lula Robertson Larson, 81, Patton Creek.

80 Years Ago (Aug, 11, 1932)

 Trimble County faculty for the year 1932-33 is composed of five teachers as follows: C.A. Hollowell, principal, B.S. and M.S. in Agriculture, U of K, teacher in agriculture; G.F. McClure, coach, A.B. degree, U of K, mathematics and physical sciences; Miss Katherine E. Murrell, librarian, A.B. Degree, U of K history and Latin; Miss Louise Johnson, A.B. degree, Centre College, Social sciences and public school music; Miss Margaret Gooch, A.B. degree, U of K, English and French.

Clover Farm Store is having a grand opening sale Saturday, Aug. 13th: purchase $2 in produce and-while they last-customers will get a shopping bag of good things and free balloons for the kiddies.

Comparing store prices: Clover Farm Stores: Franks and Bologna Lb. 10 cents, Peanut Butter store brand 16 oz.-15 cts.; fancy boiled ham, sliced-29 cts/lb. Community Store: Franks-3 lbs/25 cts; Peanut Butter-Daisy brand 16 ozs/10 cents: Bologna: 3 lbs/34 cents/ finest flavor boiled ham-1 lb/27 cts.

Birthdays: J.B. Heveline, 74; Mary Carol Bell, 1.

Deaths: Miss Mahala Holstine, 80, Milton.
 
Hilda Parrish is office manager of The Trimble Banner. She is an avid historian and genealogist and a long-time Bedford resident.