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  • March 4 Local History

    30 years ago, a bomb threat forced the evacuation of Elizabethtown Community College; city fire officials searched the building, and classes resumed two hours later. 20 years ago, Michael Mays, a student at Elizabethtown State Vocational-Technical School, took first place in the American Design Drafters Association’s drafting contest; he received the national award in Arlington, Va.  

  • YOUTH BASEBALL: Three E'town all-star teams nab wins (07/15)

    The News-Enterprise Coleman Clark threw a complete-game three-hitter and struck out 12 as the Elizabethtown Area Baseball Commission 9-year-old All-Stars beat the Owensboro-Daviess County All-Stars, 5-2 on Wednesday night in a pool-play game in the West Kentucky Cal Ripken State Tournament at Chautauqua Park in Owensboro. Wes Irwin had three doubles and three runs for Eliza

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  • Man pulls gun on Steak 'n Shake employee

    The News-Enterprise

    Elizabethtown police are looking for a man who pulled a gun on a Steak ’n Shake employee early Wednesday morning.

    Around 6:35 a.m., the employee heard a tap on the drive-through window, police said. Upon opening the window, the employee was face-to-face with a man in a ski mask, who was pointing a handgun at her, police said.

    The employee told police the man stared at her for a moment before his hand started shaking and he fled the scene.

  • Feb. 4 Local History

    30 years ago, a recent change in the General Telephone System made it easier to trace and apprehend obscene phone callers; because of the switch to computerized dialing in Elizabethtown, it was now possible to record the number from which each call was made. 20 years ago, the Kentucky chapter of Fur Takers of America Inc.

  • Feb. 12 Local History

    30 years ago, Hardin County Fiscal Court adopted new jail rules which Judge R.R.

  • Feb. 17 Local History

    30 years ago, local gas prices took another large jump; average price was up three cents from the previous week, with regular gas costing $1.14.4 per gallon, unleaded at $1.18.7 and premium at $1.22.6. 20 years ago, Barry Lee and Derek Durbin, seniors on the undefeated Elizabethtown High School basketball team, visited Morningside Elementary School in honor of “I Love to Read Day” and told the elementary students how important it was to learn to read and to enjoy reading

  • July 14, 2010: Obituaries

     

    Joan Dwyer Terstegge Downs, 85 Edgar Ellis Lovitt, 85 Gladys Marie Thurman Murray, 73 Barbara J. Shuford, 49

     

    Joan Dwyer Terstegge Downs

  • Feb. 19 Local History

    30 years ago, Julia Richardson acted the role of Amelia Bedelia from a story she read to students at Lynnvale School during “I Love to Read Day.” 20 years ago, “quick-change” artists who switched cards or fake money for real cash under the guise of wanting change struck several businesses in Hardin County.