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  • Monday wreck claims life of mother

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com MEADE COUNTY — A Monday morning wreck blamed partly on poor road conditions has claimed its third victim. According to Kentucky State Police, Carissa Foushee, a 30-year-old Payneville mother, died Tuesday as a result of injuries sustained in a head-on wreck on Ky. 144 in Meade County. Her children, ages 2 and 6, died at the scene. Accordin

  • 2-23 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Radcliff City Council voted to advertise for bids for a cable television franchise. 20 years ago, after several days of searching, the body of a 33-year-old Elizabethtown man was found in flood waters, about a quarter-mile east of where his companion had been discovered drowned a few days earlier.

  • March 24 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, the Hardin County Library’s northern branch in Radcliff offered an English class for those who speak other languages; this was the only class of its kind offered by a library in Kentucky.

  • 2-9 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, the City of Vine Grove vowed to “get tough on taxes,” taking steps to collect taxes still owed for 1978. 20 years ago, Vine Grove City Council read a proposal to limit the power of the mayor (because of his earlier dismissal of a police officer); under the proposal, there would be an appeals process for those whose jobs were terminated, and the firing of police chief, attorney,

  • Cold feet and warm hearts
  • March 13 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, the strike between steelworkers and management at the Union Steel Products of Kentucky plant in Elizabethtown entered its 17th day, with no end in sight.

  • March 22 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, after a year of research, discussion and study, a group representing downtown property owners and businesses handed final plans for the redevelopment of the downtown area to Elizabethtown City Council.

  • March 20 Local Histroy

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Hardin Fiscal Court sought better jail security after a prisoner’s alleged escape attempt and the resultant hospitalization of jailer Marshall “Mutt” Heady.

  • 2-5 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Becky Stuecker of Hardin County won the Kentucky Pork Queen title at the annual association meeting in Owensboro, representing the Nolin Pork Producers; the West Hardin senior won a $500 college scholarship, a set of luggage and a pigskin coat.

  • March 18 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, General Thomas Lynch, commander at Fort Knox, spoke on the future of the base, saying that although there were many interesting and good statistics concerning Fort Knox, its main function was training.