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  • 30 Years Ago
    June 3, 1982
    A torrential rainfall of more than four inches in a gushing downpour in some area of the county played havoc with bridges and roads, with creek bottom crops and other property Saturday night. Severe thunderstorms moved around the area during the weekend and through Monday night, triggering tornado warnings.

  • 30 Years Ago (May 27, 1982)
    George Adkins, secretary or the Cabinet in Frankfort reminisced humorously about his school days to 74 graduates Friday night. Valedictorian Ora Leland Scott III and  Salutatorian Rhonda Sue Bares addressed the Commencement audience before Larry Moore, school principal presented each of them with their diploma.

  • 30 Years Ago (May 20, 1982)

  • 30 Years Ago (May 13, 1982)
    Ramona Spurr was the Trimble County Alumni scholarship recipient for 1982. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Spurr. The presentation was made during the Saturday night festivities by Walter McHargue, TCHS guidance counselor.

    Myron Kyle Leach has been named a 1982 United States National Award winner in leadership. He was nominated for this award by Walter McHargue, guidance counselor at the school. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Windell Leach.

  • 30 Years Ago (May 6, 1982)
    Mrs. Mike Wright was coming home from work Friday morning and around 1:30 a.m. at the Standard station, a man got out of a car and began waving a pistol. Fearing the worst, she tramped the accelerator hard and careened around the gun wielder. Deputy Sheriff Glenn Wheeler was called at 2:04 and William Dillenger was lodged at 3:45. He was charged with wanton endangerment in the 2nd degree and DUI. Released on a $1.00 unsecured bond.

    School board makes cuts in budget and votes not to rehire some teachers.

  • 30 Years Ago (April 29, 1982)
    A 97,700-gallon stand pipe (water silo) will be completed this week in Milton. With the new stand pipe a booster pump at the city limits on U.S. 42 will fill and back pressure and will handle pressure in the small lines.
    May 8th has been designated Bedford Clean up Day. Tyler Sanitation will pick up your throw-aways and clutter if you put them on the curb. They will take away everything but junk cars and dead livestock.

    Deaths: Beulah Ball Neher, Wayne, Mich, Trimble County native.

  • 30 Years Ago (April 15, 1982)
    Two miles of sewer line has already been laid in Bedford. In addition, 50 percent of the collector lines and force mains have been laid. Work has started on the lagoon and with improving weather conditions, Mayor James Black thinks there is no reason why construction of the sewer system can’t come right along.

    You dump on Barth Hill Road; you may be responsible for a $300 fine and clean up. There is a lookout and will report anyone seen dumping in this area.

  • 30 Years Ago (April 8, 1982)
     Bobby Vest received the distinctive honor Friday night of being chosen Trimble County FFA Star Farmer. Allyson True was named Chapter Sweetheart of the Trimble FFA.

    Trimble County High School band receives excellent ratings barely missing a superior by one point. Band director, Debbie Shelton, said the festival was held a month earlier as well as ensembles, putting increased pressure and strain on the students. However, even these draw backs did not take away from the fine performances of her students.

  • 30 Years Ago (April 1, 1982)
    A group representing the Marble Hill nuclear power plant met Wednesday at the office of County Judge-Executive Clyde Greenwood and the gist of the discussion was along lines of procuring money for planning from the builders. Kentucky and Trimble County takes the position that Kentucky taxpayers shouldn’t pay a dime’s worth of cost for protection from something created by an Indiana based utility.

    James W. Egerton, Jr. has retired from the Jefferson Proving Ground after 31 years of combined military and civil service.

  • 30 Years Ago (March 25, 1982)