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  • 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)

  • 30 Years Ago (March 18, 1982)
    The Trimble County Fiscal Court approved an ordinance authorizing the issuance of $27,500,000 of pollution control revenue bonds to provide pollution control facilities for the LG&E Company’s generating plant at Wise’s Landing in Trimble County. The Bonds are solely the obligation of Louisville Gas and Electric Company, and no county funds of any sort will ever be involved in paying principal of and interest on the bonds.

  • 30 Years Ago (March 11, 1982)
    Mrs. Debra Ball’s fourth grade class made a miniature city of Washington, D.C. with buildings carved out of Ivory soaps.

    Gallatin brings Trimble Co. JV girls season to an end. The Wildcats defeated the Raiders in the 31st district tournament by 40-35.

    Deaths: Virginia Katherine Jackson Beckley, 56, Louisville; Louis E. Bierck, 95, Milton.

    70 Years Ago (March 5, 1942)

  • 30 Years Ago (March 4, 1982)
    Hard Tell’n, a handclapping, knee slapping creative group, entertained the folks at the Trimble County Nursing Home Wednesday night.

    Letters were mailed last week telling Milton sewer prospective users that they should sign easements this past Saturday.

    Boys close out their regular basketball season without racking up a win. Coach Tom Sibley’s Raiders lost their last seasonal game to Western Anderson 85-69.

  • 30 Years Ago (Feb. 25, 1982)

  • 30 Years Ago (Feb. 18, 1982)

  • After striking Japanese home islands since July 10, 1945, and battering Tokyo Plains on the 17th and 18th of July, we were low on ammunition, fuel oil, gas and supplies. While underway and zigzagging at sea it took three days for the Third Fleet to receive over 6,000 tons of ammunition, about 400,000 barrels of fuel, 1,700 tons of provisions, 100 replacement aircraft and over 400 replacement officers and men. This was probably the largest transfer operation ever completed on the high seas.

  • 30 Years Ago (Feb. 11, 1982)
    Milton customers may be served by Carrollton Utilities. The Carrollton Utilities Co. may purchase the franchise whereby the Indiana Gas Co., Inc., sells natural gas to customers in Milton, according to information given to Gary Rowlett, Milton Mayor. Spokesman for Carrollton Utilities said there would be no hike in charge and that rates could be a bit cheaper. It is not a done deal, but speculations are pointing in that direction.

  • Crest of 72.75 feet reached at Milton January 26

    February 25, 1937-the most disastrous flood in the 138 years of this country’s history crested at 72.75 feet on Tuesday, January 26 and on Wednesday, January 27, began a slow recession of .1 of a foot an hour and by the week of February 8 the Main Street business section of Milton, the farm homes in Cooper’s and Trout and Hunter’s bottoms, the business section of Wises Landing, and the rural community of Patton’s Creek were clear of water and the work of restoring normal activities was begun.

  • By WILBUR GINN
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    A strike day starts early in the morning with the bombs being loaded in the planes. The planes had to be tied down at all times expect during takeoff. While these aircraft were being prepared and fueled, the pilots were in the ready room studying maps and targets to hit on Japan. These pilots were equipped with life jackets and parachutes and their gear was so heavy they had to have help to get up in the planes.