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  • Dec. 15 Local History

    30 years ago, after working for it for about 15 years, Elizabethtown Community College finally got a data processing program which would consist of nine courses in the spring, with the program hopefully being expanded the next fall. 20 years ago, Larry Mahoney took the stand during his trial and apologized, saying that he was truly sorry for the 27 deaths and permanent scars which resulted from his collision with a Radcliff church bus late at night on May 14, 1988 near Carrollton.

  • Nov. 25 Local History

     

  • June 9, 2010: Our readers write

    Why support the park?

    The News-Enterprise editorial staff sullies itself and insults busy families with last Sunday’s editorial, “E’town Sports Park Promises Opportunity.”

    The food tax was never about a sports park; it was about raising money for the Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau. One project after another was proposed to tax prepared food, all for the sake of “Getting heads in [hotel] beds,” to quote ETCB’s Eric Brandenburg.

  • Dec. 25 Local History

    30 years ago, St.

  • Dec. 20 Local History

    30 years ago, 37 students at Upton Elementary School sent their thoughts and good wishes in homemade Christmas cards to the American hostages being held in Iran.

    20 years ago, merchants located on Knox Boulevard and Redmar Plaza in Radcliff expressed concern about the vacant storefronts in the area; shoppers seemed to be shifting to the west and east ends of Lincoln Trail Boulevard.  

  • Dec. 28 Local History

     

  • Nov. 18 Local History

     

    30 years ago, Hardin Memorial Hospital had a new face as the result of a multi-million dollar renovation program, however for the 21,000 patients attended by the regional facility each year it was the expanded services which were the most important. 20 years ago, the Metro United Way of Hardin County raised $390,000 and exceeded their goal by around $65,000.

  • Nov. 26 Local History

    30 years ago, it was announced that Radcliff Police Officer Rosemary Williams had served “undercover” during the police department’s year-long drive against narcotics, first training for three weeks with experienced narcotics agents in Jefferson County learning techniques, the appearances of drugs, the going street price and the right places to find them. 20 years ago, local retailers reported brisk sales as the holiday season started; Towne Mall especially felt an

  • Nov. 24 Local History

     

  • Dec. 14 Local History

    30 years ago, Radcliff City Council ignored requests by the Fraternal Order of Police to consider changes in the present salary, pay plan, cleaning and maintenance of police uniforms and life and health plans for the officers; it was the second month since the proposals had been submitted to the city council. 20 years ago, Cecilia residents held a special “shower” for the Charles Hilton family whose home had been destroyed by fire. Mrs.