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  • March 30 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Fort Knox officials unveiled plans for a new hospital wing at Ireland Army Hospital; this was to be part of a $40,000,000 renovation and construction project for the facility. 20 years ago, federal investigators in Washington, D.C.

  • March 16 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, the Hardin and LaRue County Soil Conservation Service offices offered a new book for farmers, home builders, home buyers, real estate salesmen, fishermen and even Indian artifact gatherers: “The Soil Survey of Hardin and LaRue Counties, Kentucky.” 20 years ago, a model of the memorial to victims of the

  • Australian Troubadours bring taste of Down Under to local audience

    IF YOU GO: Australian Troubadours Pauly Zarb, Rick Price and Anthony Snape will be in concert 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School, 384 W.A. Jenkins Road, Elizabethtown. Tickets are $15 at the door. The performance is part of Acoustic Guitar Masters Concert Series 10. For more information, contact Trinity Music Productions at (270) 325-3958 or ematting@scrtc.com or go online to www.acousticguitarmasters.com.

  • March 5 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Vine Grove City Council decided to get tough on back taxes owed the city; the names of those who had not paid their 1978 taxes by April 1 were to be published in the paper; leins would be lodged against the properties of those who had not paid by May 1.

  • 2-1 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, the E’town Comp Care Clinic announced it was offering a new diet plan; the course would teach a whole new set of eating habits and was described as “an indirect approach to dieting” using behavioral modification techniques. 20 years ago, a survey conducted by the health department showed that more radon testing was needed in the Hardin County area; some homes on the s

  • 2-26 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Hardin Fiscal Court officially withdrew from the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Air Board. 20 years ago, high water still plagued Glendale; state and local Disaster and Emergency Services officials were puzzled about water still covering Kentucky 1868 south of Glendale.

  • 2-17 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, it was announced that Hardin County had one of the most competitive banking markets in the state; deposits had grown 6.3 percent in the past year, and loans had grown 10.2 percent. 20 years ago, rains continued to pour, and people were moving to higher ground; families in Colesburg were evacuated, and even in Elizabethtown firefighters and police were rescuing people from homes surrounded b

  • March 2 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, it was reported that Hardin County was on the threshold of a retail boom if shopping center developers could transform their plans, bricks and concrete into cash and credit card customers. Elizabethtown was expected to double its retail space within the next year. 20 years ago, Hardin County Water District No.

  • Ask ECTC: Noncredit online courses offer enrichment opportunities

    NUMBERS TO KNOW Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (270) 706-8800 – Welcome and Admissions Center (877) 246-2322, Ext.

  • March 4 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, business and professional offices were reporting being targeted by a scam; telephone solicitors were trying to sell them supplies for copy machines which usually involved a shipment of supplies made by mistake to “an office down the street from you.” 20 years ago, a Radcliff man was in serious conditi