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Features

  • 30 Years Ago (June 24, 1982)
    Jerry L. Powell declined in a letter to Judge-Executive Clyde Greenwood to accept the appointment of Trimble County Treasurer. The nomination came as a result of the firing of Wilma Olivigni, who had been treasurer for the past 12 years.

    Some roads in and some out of the Rural Secondary System. Al Lemieux, Hwy General Manager for District 5, and Judge-Executive Greenwood worked out an agreement to include Sulphur Road into the Rural Secondary System.

  • Are you on Pinterest?

    “What’s that?” you ask. Oh, honey, where have you been?

    Pinterest is an online bulletin board/scrap book/wish list site where you “pin” pictures of things you see elsewhere on the Web that you like.
    Puppies and kittens and fluffy clouds, cupcakes from Sprinkles in New York, sandals on sale at DSW, the beach at Turks and Caicos.

  • 30 Years Ago (June 17, 1982)
    Clyde “Jack” Greenwood, who has been associated with the Trimble Banner Democrat for 32 years, announced his retirement, effective July 1. Replacing Greenwood as editor will be June Lehue Rand, a native of Trimble County. Becky Jackson will continue as associate editor with responsibility for composition and as assistant in news coverage.

    Erin Wingham received all A’s for the entire year in Mrs. Lounita Hereford’s second grade.

  • 30 Years Ago (June 10, 1982)

  • 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.