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  • Oct. 31, 1985 (30 Years Ago)
    Kentucky’s sick road fund can’t provide essential highway services. And people in Trimble County are among those in the “growth” areas of the state who are paying a high price for inadequate roads. That was the message Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency’s board got today from Jack Fish, President of Kentuckians for Better Transportation, at a Bedford meeting.

  • My husband is much less stubborn than I; or perhaps more intelligent. He knows when it’s time to make a change in strategy when the first course fails. He has not once been flown like a kite.

  • Oct. 24, 1985 (30 years ago)
    The Public Service Commission has ordered Louisville Gas and Electric Company to delay completion of its Trimble County plant until at least 1991. In an order signed this week, the Commission said the evidence presented in the case supported the delay for three reasons: ample generating capacity already exists in Kentucky; LG&E failed to demonstrate its ability to successfully market any excess power from the Trimble County unit; and the PSC needs more time to pursue statewide power planning options.

  • October 17, 1985 (30 Years Ago)

  • My horse is Biscuit. His color is called dun. This means he is a very light tan and he has a dark stripe running down his back. He also has zebra striping on his legs and his ears are edged with black. I’ve often heard it said that the pretty ones are crazy. Biscuit, while not crazy, is mildly neurotic. This horse has never met anything useful that wasn’t scary. He spooks at the smell of fly spray, hoof dressing, de-wormer, and anything else that he considers strange and unusual.

  • October 10, 1985 (30 Years Ago)

  • On the way to car rider a few days ago I decided to puzzle over something that was unnecessary but engaging. I spend a disturbing amount of time mulling over the unnecessary. Despite my awareness of this habit I continued to mull. With absolutely no warning, the term legally dead popped into my mind. To me dead is pretty clear. Why are we expected to legalize this condition? Does being legally dead offer one entrance into an exclusive club? Does membership grant the decedent all rights and privileges afforded to this particular state of being?

  • Oct. 3, 1985 (30 years ago)
    The Trimble County Fiscal Court has set the following tax rates: Real property 8.1; personal property 8.8; motor vehicles 8.8; fire acres 3.0; bank shares 22.27. The Trimble County Health tax was set by the department at 3.1 on real estate, and 3.4 on personal property.

  • Sept. 26, 1985 (30 years ago)

  • Sept. 26, 1985 (30 years ago)

  • The arrival of summer brings me back to life. The air is humid, the sun is shining, the plants are growing, and I don my preferred “couture” of a tee shirt, shorts and flip flops. These are not just any flip flops but are of the 98 cents variety. In addition to being amazingly inexpensive they come in a rainbow of colors. I love my cheap flip flops!

  • Sept. 19, 1985 (30 years ago)
    Scott Burrows reported to the fiscal court the costs for full time dispatching from Oldham County for dispatching the following agencies are structured at $2,500 per year for Trimble County EMS, $2,500 per year for the Bedford Fire Department, $2,500 per year for the Milton Fire Department and $3,000 per year for the sheriff’s department.