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Today's News

  • March 8 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Hardin Fiscal Court voted to bail out on the airport project, but Elizabethtown City Council quickly assumed sole sponsorship of the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Air Board.

  • March 3 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Hardin County was dealing with roads filled with potholes, due to the bitter cold of the two previous winters. 20 years ago, Amanda Ramer, a fifth-grade student at Howevalley Elementary School, displayed her invention, “Bessy the Mommy Cow,” at a conference for the Kentucky Association for Gifted Educa

  • March 10 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Modesto Del Castillo was named Elizabethtown Community College Teacher of the Year; he taught in the field of biological sciences.

  • 2-22 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, the Hardin Memorial Hospital board voted to continue to charge some patients $200 deposits despite the objections of two hospital trustees; the deposit was charged emergency room patients who didn’t have insurance and didn’t qualify for charity. 20 years ago, a man was found drowned in Hardin County fl

  • Local roots

    IF YOU GO: Singer Daniel Martin Moore will perform in concert 8 p.m. Saturday at the Historic State Theater. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 the day of the show.

  • 2-27 Local History

      In Hardin County: 30 years ago, 62 residents of the Cecilia-Howevalley community offered to serve as a volunteer fire department; the next question to face the group would be the location of the new fire station; a committee was formed to coordinate organizational and fund-raising activities.

  • 2-16 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, the county schools in Hardin County were facing an enrollment decline; according to student population, about 25 fewer teachers were needed in the junior high schools. 20 years ago, roads and records were washed out by rain; in a 24-hour period, the Air Force weather unit at Fort Knox reported 4.04 inches of rain; the single-day February record was 3.7 inches.

  • March 11 Local History

      In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Stephensburg residents finalized plans to organize a volunteer fire department 20 years ago, Hardin County citizens planned to attend a forum in Frankfort concerning sex education in the schools; the previous year the state General Assembly h

  • 2-10 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Judge J. Howard “Speedy” Holbert, 65, stepped down from the bench at Hardin Circuit Court after 43 years as an attorney and judge. 20 years ago, contempt of court charges were dropped against an Amish man who had refused to have his son’s cancer treated by chemotherapy.  

  • 2-2 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, the NAACP opposed Hardin Fiscal Court’s decision to no longer administer the CETA program because the decision would hurt minorities; Lawrence F.