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  • April 1 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, volunteer fire departments were forming rapidly in the county after Hardin Fiscal Court’s decision less than a week previously to make fire fighting volunteer in unincorporated areas; the following volunteer fire departments had been set up in the last few days: Rineyville, Stephensburg, Hardin Central and Kentucky 86.

  • April 7 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, several University of Louisville professors “hid” in the audience at a performance of “Anything Goes” at Radcliff Park Playhouse; their mission was to “judge” the production that U of L student Wendy Cooney had molded in conjunction with the Radcliff Arts Guild. 20 years ago, Larry and Janey Fair of Radcliff, parents of a chi

  • April 27 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, groundbreaking was held for the new Upton community building. 20 years ago, actress Meryl Streep’s brother, dancer Harry Streep, was selecting a cast of dancers from a group of fifth- and sixth-grade students from Walker Middle School on Fort Knox; Harry Streep was an artist-in-residence at the school,

  • April 2 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, local insurance agents said they didn’t expect the shift in fire protection to volunteers to jeopardize insurance coverage or raise rates in the county. 20 years ago, Mike Byers, principal of Lincoln Trail Elementary School, was honored as the 4th District’s Principal of the Year at the 4

  • April 22 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Actors Theatre of Louisville performed “Gold Dust” at the T.K.

  • April 23 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, the new Elizabethtown Community Center opened; the $1.5 million facility boasted two large multi-purpose rooms, a kitchen, two smaller meeting rooms and two racquetball or handball courts. 20 years ago, Senator Wendell Ford spoke at the Lincoln Trail Area Development District dinner on his efforts to keep the 194<

  • April 29 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Sharon and Karen Macy, 21-year-old twins from Elizabethtown, ran in the Kentucky Derby Festival Mini-Marathon, finishing in the top 20 of the more than 200 women participating.

  • April 3 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Hardin County School Board member Kenneth Leasor criticized the Hardin County Education Association and the county teachers for their methods of negotiating and their attempts to gain collective bargaining. 20 years ago, a clinic, sponsored by the Meade County Sportsman’s Club, was held on Fort Knox to intro

  • April 8 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Col. Thomas G.

  • 12-21 Services

    Otis Brashear, 66, of Elizabethtown, died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009. The funeral is at 2 p.m. Saturday at Percell & Sons Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with burial to follow at Siberia Cemetery. Visitation begins at noon Saturday at the funeral home.