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Features

  • 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)

  • 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.