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  • 2-4 Local History

    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.  

  • March 1 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, local officials projected an enrollment decline for Elizabethtown Independent and Hardin County schools for the 1979-1980 school year.

  • 2-12 Local History

    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.  

  • March 31 Local History

    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

  • March 23 Local History

    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.

  • March 12 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, a new Hardin County Planning Commission was sworn in; chairman of the new commission was J.

  • 2-13 Local History

    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.

  • Applying for a dose of green

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com 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

  • Wetonbethe: A Story of Hope

     (Editor’s note: The following is the first of a four-part story.)

  • Dec. 9, 2009: Our readers write

    Reflections on a high school title run

    There are certain times in our lives that we will remember forever. Sometimes these moments are exciting but sometimes they can be heartbreaking.