Today's Features

  • Nov. 15, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    Bobby Moore, head of the building committee, pushed the shovel into the earth at the groundbreaking ceremony last Wednesday for the new Bedford United Methodist Church on Hwy. 421 near the Cooper Clinic. Also participating were Eddie Callis, Dorothy Staples, Pastor William Pearson and Bill Egerton.
    The Trimble County High School faculty has selected the Students of the Month for October. They include senior Tammie Schafer, junior Dawnice Dunlap, sophomore Tina Furnish and freshman Eric Haller.

  • Nov. 8, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    President Ronald Reagan out-polled his Democrat challenger Walter Mondale by 301 votes in Tuesday’s General Election. Nationally, Regan was re-elected to a second term.
    Trimble voters overwhelmingly favored incumbent Walter Dee Huddleston over Republican challenger Mitch McConnell by 604 votes in the race for U.S. Senate. However, McConnell won statewide by a scant 5,269 votes.

  • June 28, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    A severe thunderstorm struck Bedford Saturday night. Some say, and it was reported on a Louisville television station that a small twister touched down here. Trees were uprooted and limbs taken off and scattered all around Bedford and surrounding districts. Little damage was done to buildings. However, there was extensive damage to the roof of Dow Dunlap’s home on Town Branch allowing interior damage from the subsequent rain.

  • May 24, 1984 (30 Years Ago)

  • April 12, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    Trimble County High School juniors Amy Andrew, Mark Perkinson and Jamie Proctor have been selected to attend the 1984 Governor’s Scholars Program by Governor Martha Layne Collins. The five-week special enrichment program will be held this summer at the University of Kentucky and Centre College. The program, held last year for the first time, offers a broad range of courses, speakers and activities.

  • March 15, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    Formal sentencing of Parramore Sanborn is scheduled tomorrow following a guilty verdict in the murder of Barbara Heilman of Campbellsburg. The Henry County jury recommended the death penalty in handing down the sentence against Sanborn who was convicted of the Oct. 12, 1983 kidnapping,  rape, sodomy and stabbing death of Heilman. The case consumed about 214 hours during 37 in-court days.

  • February 23, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    The Trimble County Fiscal Court approved a pre-application for a grant to purchase a tract of land to be added to the county recreation park during their recent meeting. The court proposed to make the preapplication to the Department of Local Government for assistance under the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965. Estimated cost of the park addition is $67,000. The land is located next to the present park facilities on Highway 421 and belongs to Jim Wood.

  • Nov. 3, 1983 (30 Years Ago)
    District Court Judge Julia Fields ruled Tuesday that the Bedford firehouse is a public place. She said that she believed that the public use and public function with volunteer firemen overrides the private ownership interest in the firehouse. The point of whether or not the firehouse was a public place or a private one had been brought up in the defense of a young fireman who was cited for drinking beer in a public place after  Kentucky State Police Trooper Phillip Marshall passed by the firehouse on May 22 and saw the beer.

  • Monday, Nov. 3
    10:02 a.m., juvenile out of control, Bedford Elementary School
    12:46 p.m., process service, Alexander Ave
    1:56 p.m., process service, Bedford Village
    2:14 p.m., juvenile out of control, Bedford Elementary School
    5:41 p.m., property dispute, 600 block Smith Ln
    Tuesday, Nov. 4
    8:05 a.m., reckless driving complaint, Hwy 42 Bedford
    8:36 a.m., burglary complaint, 4200 block New Hope Rd
    1:05 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, Hardy Creek
    Wednesday, Nov. 5

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