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30 Years Ago (Nov. 18, 1982)
Burley market opened yesterday and there will be sales every day in Carrollton. With 16 days until the closing for Christmas, tobacco growers have time to makes the sales. The average support price is now $1.751 per pound, 7 percent above last year’s average. This year’s crop seems to be of much better quality than last year’s according to warehousemen.
Bedford Commons is changing its name to Bedford Village Apartments. The development, when done, will have 19 units for senior citizens and 21 for family. The family units will have one, two and three bedrooms.
Dennis Morrell of TeleNational Communications, told the Bedford Town Board Monday night that his company was prepared to put cable TV in the Bedford area. The area which will possibly have the service offered to them will be south just past the nursing home, out Highway 42 picking up Ransdell Subdivision, out Cutshaw Lane, down Highway 421 to the Middle School and surrounding areas.
1982 Football/Cross Country awards banquet was held Tuesday night in the Middle School cafeteria. The team awarded plaques to coaches Jim Barnes and Jane Vandewater.
Deaths: Geneva Crafton, 67, Milton.
70 Years Ago (Nov. 19, 1942)
The office of the Trimble County Selective Service Board No. 155 has been moved upstairs in the new Clem building on Main St.
Gas Ration Registering: Cars and Motorcycle owners must register by application from any filling station. Read it carefully and get as much of the information possible before going to your nearest schoolhouse to have it completed. At your nearest school, bring your 1942 license receipt and the numbers of stamp on windshield; register Nov. 18, 19, 20 of this year. You can deliver your extra tires to Bedford Garage or John Cutshaw Filling Station and at Milton, Roy Ewing’s. A receipt will be given you for same. If you are in a hurry, have your application filled out completely; bring your 1942 license receipt and number of stamp on windshield. Time of registering-3 minutes.
Beginning Sunday, Nov. 29, 1942 and through Saturday, January 2, 1943, eligible consumers can buy one pound of any mixture or compound containing coffee for Stamp No. 27 from war ration book one.
Deaths: Jessie Maw Swisher, 36, Trimble County; James D. Bird, 80, Madison, Ind.; Emma Strother, Milton.
80 Years Ago (Nov. 17, 1932)
Charlie and Pete Simpson will have their examining trial today in connection with the death of Clarence Carson. After Coroner E.B. McCain’s inquest, the impaneled jury and being duly sworn by the Coroner to inquire into and find the cause of the death of Clarence Carson…”We find that the said Clarence Carson came to his death from a gunshot wound, and said shot being fired by Charlie Simpson Jr., and, as we believe, was the willful and premeditated murder.” Pete Simpson, who had been out on bail, was re-arrested and placed in jail with his son to await the examining trial.
Landowners held a meeting at Carroll Bradley Store on Wednesday night and organized a club known as “The Old Rail Fence Club.” The new paved roads of Trimble County have brought in hunters from other counties and other states to quail hunt. The Old Rail Fence Club has been formed to protect Trimble County’s quail population. The club forming farmers have agreed to post notices on their farms. Other land owners who are interested in protecting their quail and wish to join the club can call or see some of the members or come to the next meeting at the store Nov. 19.
Deaths: Rowan Barclay Snyder, 69, Independence, Mo., formerly of Milton; Miss Lillie McMahan, 36, Madison, Ind., formerly of Milton.
Hilda Parrish is office manager of The Trimble Banner. She is an avid historian and genealogist and a long-time Bedford resident.