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Today's News

  • Dec. 17 Local History

    30 years ago, Helping Hand announced plans to distribute Christmas baskets to more than 100 families on Dec. 23; filling each basket cost about $25, and help was needed from the community to make sure that all families in need were helped at Christmas. 20 years ago, the 1990 race for U.S. Senate was heating up; Democrat Harvey I.

  • Dec. 23 Local History

    30 years ago, a Radcliff man, Henry Boyd, won more than $3,000 on a television game show, “Mind Readers;” while taping the show, he also met celebrity contestants Arte Johnson and Patty Duke Astin and host Dick Martin. 20 years ago, the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown held its annual Hollyfest, celebrating the season with Santa Claus and lots of Christmas joy and music.  

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  • County to streamline administrative code

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    Hardin Fiscal Court has agreed to postpone passage of a new administrative code until June 22, when members plan to streamline the code’s scope.

    A revised code was proposed in March, but county commissioners postponed passage of the code until June because it is the one month in which they directly can propose changes under state law. Any changes proposed beyond June must come from the county judge-executive.

  • Nov. 20 Local History

     

    30 years ago, Hardin County Fiscal Court took action to immediately close the Vine Grove station of the Hardin County Emergency Medical Service in an effort to help Hardin County Emergency Medical Service remain in business and be solvent. 20 years ago, despite the pleas of parents, the Hardin County Board of Education voted to close Western Elementary School.  

  • Nov. 16 Local History

     

     

    30 years ago, Newberry’s on Public Square in Elizabethtown planned to close on Dec. 31, after 49 years in business.

     

    20 years ago, the national commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars urged a local post to shore up membership, apply pressure on Congress to provide more money for veterans’ hospitals and to push for a constitutional amendment against burning the United States flag.

  • Nov. 10 Local History

    Nov. 10

    30 years ago, in a closed hearing where at least two juveniles testified, it was decided that the case of two Eastview men charged with promoting prostitution would be sent to the grand jury.

    20 years ago, German natives welcomed the collapse of the Berlin wall, hoping to see their childhood homes once again.

     

  • Nov. 13 Local Histories

    Nov. 13

    30 years ago, Hardin County Board of Education members named the new elementary school that would be built New Highland after an old one-room school that once was located in the area.

    20 years ago, it was announced that it would be De-cember before the Hardin County Planning and De-velopment Commission would hear an assessment for a 339 acre regional solid waste landfill located off Lower Colesburg Road.

     

  • Dec. 27 Local History

     

  • Dec. 8 Local History

    30 years ago, Hardin County Schools announced that lunches for students would be hiked a nickel in January; the school lunches would cost 55 cents for elementary children, 60 cents for junior high and high school students, and 75 cents for adults. 20 years ago, two cable television companies seeking franchises in Hardin County were told by the Hardin County Cable Regulatory Board that they would need to adjust their bids before plans could be approved; the companies were MW1 Cablesy