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  • Sept. 12 Local History


    30 years ago, the Hoxie Brothers Circus performed two shows at the Hardin County Fairgrounds; the event was sponsored by the Riasok Shrine Club. 20 years ago, the LaRue County Band won the Class AA title at the North Hardin Invitational Marching Band Contest; Dr. David Colvin of Radcliff served as master of ceremonies at the event.  

  • Sept. 6 Local History


      30 years ago, Elizabethtown Community College continued to show an increase in enrollment; early enrollment figures showed that 1,915 students had registered so far; the previous year, 1,768 students attended ECC. 20 years ago, it was reported that area students’ achievement test scores were at or above the state and national averages.  

  • Aug. 11 Local History


    30 years ago, Elizabethtown Community College announced plans to cut 13 classes and part-time teachers as a way to cope with state budget cutbacks. 20 years ago, Fort Knox received official approval for proposed reductions that would affect 3,010 military and 310 civilian positions; the 3,010 military slots would be eliminated by Sept. 30, but the personnel reduction would be a gradual process.  

  • Aug. 31 Local History

    30 years ago, some 100 Hardin County residents “spoke out” to four of their representatives in the state legislature at a “speak out” event held in the county; issues brought up included workman’s compensation, county jails, ecology issues, drunk driver penalties and veterans’ affairs.

  • Aug. 19 Local History


    30 years ago, both Hardin County Schools and Elizabethtown City Schools reported a decline in enrollment for the school year. 20 years ago, Nancy Sioux, a country music singer from Elizabethtown, entertained residents of Medco Nursing Home with her music.  

  • Aug. 12 Local History


  • 'What can I do to help?'


    Getting to know Janis Tarter: Family: Husband of 43 years, Don; daughter, Betty; and 4-year-old grandson, Tobias. Another daughter, Karianne, died at age 14.

  • League begins forums tonight at Nolin RECC

    HARDIN COUNTY — The League of Women Voters begins a series of political forums tonight with back-to-back sessions at Nolin RECC’s conference room for a pair of magisterial races.

    The 5th District candidates, Bill Wiseman and Ben LaRue, will be questioned on local issues beginning at 7 p.m. A forum for 6th District race featuring Tommy Jaggers and E.G. Thompson is set to begin at 8 p.m.

  • Sept. 21, 2010: Our readers write


  • Aug. 2 Local History