IN HARDIN COUNTY:
August 31, 2008
30 YEARS AGO, a shortcut road connecting Rineyville Road and St. John Road in Elizabethtown was approved by the state Department of Transportation as a way to relieve traffic congestion in the Helmwood Heights school and residential area.
20 YEARS AGO, after shooting his girlfriend five times, a Vine Grove man held police at bay for 20 minutes while he attempted suicide by slashing his wrists.
10 YEARS AGO, accused murderer, Sam McMillen, faced the death penalty as he awaited trial at Eddyville prison.