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  • May 2, 1985 (30 Years Ago)

  • April 25, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    The Trimble County School Board voted last Wednesday to discontinue the varsity football program. Superintendent J.W. Sachleben said the decision was based on a lack of interest in football among the available male students and not enough numbers to play the game. During last year’s season, several of the players quit, a couple of the team’s best players were forced to the sidelines because of injuries and as a result the varsity roster dropped to only 12 players. Two games were cancelled.

  • March 28, 1985 (30 Years Ago)

  • March 14, 1985 (30 Years Ago)
    Rebecca Ginn Jackson has been appointed editor of The Trimble Banner by Dorothy Abernathy, the paper’s general manager. Jackson replaces June Haney, who resigned the position recently. Haney has been editor of The Banner since June 1982 when Clyde “Jack” Greenwood retired from the position. Jackson, 27, is a 1975 Trimble County High School graduate who has been employed by Landmark Community Newspapers since June 1976.

  • ATLANTA, Ga. – Enviro-Log®, Inc., a leader in eco-friendly products for home heating and outdoor activities, urges households to prepare for extreme winter weather by following important safety tips that can help protect family members.    

  • Feb. 14, 1985 (30 Years Ago)
    On one of the worse winter days of the year, about 300 people flocked to the court house at Bedford Monday to hear Governor Martha Layne Collins and state school superintendent Alice McDonald talk about Kentucky’s educational needs. Both women answered questions from the local audience and were received warmly.

  • Jan. 31, 1985 (30 Years Ago)
    Trimble County High School band director Mark Jonson has announced that the high school band has been invited to be Kentucky’s representative in the National Independence Day Festival Parade in Washington, D.C., on July 4, 1985! The four-day trip will also see the band members visiting Philadelphia. Following the July 4 parade, the students and their entourage will visit many of the historic sites in and around the Capitol City.

  • By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Indiana University’s Bloomington campus has a permanent tie to Trimble County, Ky. Named for a Trimble County native, IU’s Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center—a beautifully designed facility providing state-of-the-art technology, expansive and well-planned workshops, spacious directing and acting studios, and two vital performance spaces—opened in January 2002.

  • By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    It happened 100 years ago this week during the first winter of the Great War, which we now know as World War I.

  • Dec. 27, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    Judith Ward, who joined the U.S. Postal Service as a part time clerk in 1970, was sworn in as postmaster of the Milton Post Office on Dec. 20, 1984. Ward succeeds Madalyn Wood, who retired in August. Ward brings extensive experience and personal knowledge of the community to her new position. She has over 14 years experience as a window clerk in Milton and Bedford post offices.