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  • May 20 Local History

     

  • May 6 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, a possible ring of check thieves using false identifications was being investigated by Radcliff police; a number of false identifications and stolen checks had been seized by the police. 20 years ago, Keyboard Corp.

  • Snow causes few problems for drivers

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY – Surprisingly few wrecks occurred after snow blanketed Hardin County, but one emergency official says a refreeze could make upcoming driving conditions more treacherous than Thursday’s powder and slush.

  • Radcliff hosting health expo Saturday

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    RADCLIFF — Radcliff wants to help its residents with their healthy New Year’s resolutions.

    The second annual Radcliff Health and Wellness Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Colvin Community Center. The free event will have more than 30 booths with information set up for residents to learn about their local health options.

  • May 17 Local History

    In Hardin County:

    30 years ago, board members of the Elizabethtown City Schools Board voiced strong differences of opinion on the wording of a resolution dealing in open communication between individual board members and parents, teachers, students and other interested citizens.

    20 years ago, five Elizabethtown High School students, informally known as Socially Active Youth, took a stand to stop the sale of semi-automatic assault weapons, bringing their case before Elizabethtown City Council.

     

  • Winter's 1-2 punch: snow and bitter cold

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — While measuring only a few inches, this area’s first significant snow of the season stuck to already cold roadways and kept kids home from school.

    The white stuff likely will stick around at least until next week, as temperatures will remain well below freezing with possible below-zero wind chills.

  • May 7 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, the Gravity Flow Hydraulic Device was unveiled in Hardin County by its inventors, Tommy Shelton, Len Ostrowski and Rolland Engle; the inventors hoped to put the running water that goes to waste all over the country to good use, saying, “The possibilities are unlimited.” 20 years ago, the Hardin County

  • May 10 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, the Elizabethtown Police Department launched a crime prevention pilot program that could become a model for medium-sized cities across the state; the program involved Operation Identification, Neighborhood Watch, home security, self-protection, and CB Patrol (with the cooperation of CB radio operators); the force also added a motorcycle to its vehicles to aid in traffic control.

  • Extra caution urged for wintry driving

     

    Winter Safe Driving Tips:

    Source: KSP

    Be cautious.

    Listen for media reports of travel advisories issued by the National Weather Service.

    Avoid traveling on ice-covered roads when possible.

    Tell someone your destination and estimated time of arrival. Ask them to notify authorities if you are late.

    Check and restock the winter emergency supplies in your car before you leave.

    Pouring water on your windshield could risk shattering the glass.

  • May 4 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, workmen, fire marshals and disaster service personnel completed the cleanup of the train derailment in Eastview; the derailment had included four tank cars filled with hazardous chemicals which lay on their sides beside the track. 20 years ago, damage from recent floods was tallied at more than $171,000 for Hardin