In Hardin County: 30 years ago, General Thomas Lynch, commander at Fort Knox, spoke on the future of the base, saying that although there were many interesting and good statistics concerning Fort Knox, its main function was training.
In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Hardin Fiscal Court adopted a new fire protection system; fire-fighting in unincorporated areas of the county was to become an all-volunteer effort in less than a week; the plan called for spending $110,000 over the next two years to establish and equip four new volunteer fire departments. 20 years ago, Elizabeth
In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Cloud Concrete Products Corp. announced it would still be opening a plant in Hardin County, but not in the Hughes Center for Industry and Commerce. 20 years ago, the U.S. Department of Education granted more than $80,000 to Hardin County schools for a bilingual alternative instructional program.
In Hardin County: 30 years ago, two young sisters died when fire destroyed their home in Stephensburg. 20 years ago, after serving 14 years on the Elizabethtown City Council, Pat Durbin filed for mayor, challenging incumbent Mayor Michael Carroll.
In Hardin County: 30 years ago, State Senator Joe Prather of Vine Grove filed as a Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, suggesting that the next lieutenant governor should be put in charge of economic development. 20 years ago, members of the 522nd Engineering Company at Fort Knox used an unusual recipe to blow up a dilapida
In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Radcliff City Council opposed Hardin Fiscal Court’s plans to move all arraignments to Elizabethtown; they also opposed the county-wide garbage pickup system proposed by Hardin Fiscal Court.
In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Elizabethtown City Council okayed funds for building a new airport, but Hardin Fiscal Court declined to approve funds; the air board voted to proceed with the application process in spite of lack of support from the county. 20 years ago, former state Senator Joe Prather was named to a 13-member committee to plan how Kentucky’s soon-to-be-launched lottery would be audited.
By MARTY FINLEY firstname.lastname@example.org ELIZABETHTOWN — A trio of green projects could receive money through the Kentucky Department of Local Government. The city is readying grant applications for an energy audit, energy-efficient upgrades and a recycling program. The combined request is nearly $180,000 and would further the city’s desire to conserve en