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  • 30 Years Ago (Dec. 16, 1982)
    The Bedford Town Board signed the final bond issue for the sewer works and the loan was closed as FMHA officials and others involved in the project met last Friday morning at the Bedford City Hall. The sewer project was funded by FmHA loan of $525,000, a FmHA grant of $52,000 and an Environmental Protection Agency grant of $1,091,800, a total of $1,668,900. The loan portion is to be paid back within 40 years from the rates and charges for the use of the sewer facility.

  • 30 Years Ago (Dec. 9, 1982)
     Federal law requires counties surrounding a nuclear power plant to have a plan in the event of a radiological emergency. The first meeting for preparing such a plan was held last Tuesday evening at the courthouse in Bedford. Representatives of Marble Hill, their plan consultants, Stone and Webster Engineering Corporation of New York, Kentucky state consultants and Trimble County representatives were present.

  • 30 Years Ago (Dec. 2, 1982)

  • 30 Years Ago (Nov. 25, 1982)
    The Trimble County school system was among four such systems in Kentucky to be given more time to balance their budget by the Kentucky State Board of Education last Thursday. In October the local school board submitted their plan to the State for eliminating the $78,769 deficit that had developed in last year’s budget. School systems are required by state law to balance their budgets.

  • 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.

  • 30 Years Ago (Nov. 11, 1982)
    A reward of $100 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the offenders who pushed over 12 tombstones in the old part of the cemetery.

    Students of the month of October for the freshmen is Shannon Davidson; sophomore is Ruth McCane, Junior Carder; and the senior Chris Frederick.

    Anniversary: Mr. & Mrs. Clifton Liter-40 years; Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hughes-50 years.

  • 30 Years Ago (Nov. 4, 1982)
    The Bedford Town Board voted to give the Trimble County Public Library the $1000 previously budgeted to them. They also voted to give the Bedford Volunteer Fire Department $3000 at their meeting Monday night.

    The Trimble County School Board met last Wednesday night and heard the results of a three-day test given Trimble County students last April. According to the test results, Trimble County students scored higher than the state wide norm on an average.

  • 30 Years Ago (Oct. 28, 1982)

     A large group of people, about 60, gathered at the Trimble County Public Library last Tuesday as the library board met to decide whether or not the proposed November 15th closing of the library would be permanent or temporary. Many suggestions were made on how to keep the library operating until tax money came in. The final comment before adjournment was an invitation to attend Thursday’s fiscal court meeting and learn what they could do to help.

  • 30 Years Ago (Oct. 21, 1982)

  • 30 Years Ago (Oct. 14, 1982)
    Trimble County Sheriff Howard Long is still investigating the plane crash of a Cessna 182 into the Ohio River last July 4.

    The Milton Town Board received a complete set of plans and Joe Ballard, from the construction-engineering firm, said that a copy of the plans had been sent to the state for approval and any revisions that would be deemed necessary. If revisions were not needed, the target date for letting out the contract for construction of the system would be six months.