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Today's News

  • Dec. 16 Local History

    30 years ago, members of American Federal Government Employees Local 2302, Fort Knox, along with the Veterans of Foreign Wars were planning to drive with headlights on and small American flags on radio antennas for two days, and union members were wearing white arm bands, to show support for the American hostages at the U.S.

  • Dec. 7 Local History

    30 years ago, Elizabethtown city police targeted Stonegate Mobile Home Community as one of the highest crime rate areas in Elizabethtown with an estimated average of 10 thefts and break-ins each month. 20 years ago, the county Planning and Development Commission had to set a second hearing about a proposed Hardin County landfill due to the volume of information presented at the recent meeting; more than 400 people attended the first hearing at T.K.

  • Nov. 29 Local History

    30 years ago, Hardin Memorial Hospital celebrated its 25th anniversary; Buddy Stewart, a 23-year employee of the hospital, was the speaker at the celebration. 20 years ago, Hardin County Judge-Executive R.R. “Babe” Thomas was honored at a reception at Pritchard Community Center; he was leaving the office he had held for 20 years.  

  • 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

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  • 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.