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Today's News

  • April 20 Local History

      In Hardin County: 30 years ago, residents of Eastview expressed concerns about the railroad line that ran through the area; an Illinois Central train had derailed more than six months earlier, and residents said the wooden ties on the track were rotten and crushed.

  • April 15 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, about 25 cars of an Illinois Central railroad train jumped the track in the Radcliff area; there were no injuries and no danger to the area from the derailment. 20 years ago, Fort Knox made the dreams of a 11-year old Ohio child dying of cancer come true: the child’s only wish was to be a soldier for a day;

  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Louisville finally putting the pressure on its opponents (12/20)

     

  • April 5 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, a practical arts class at J. T. Alton Junior High School attracted the attention of other educators across the state; the purpose of the class (the first of its kind in the state) was to give students a chance to experience some job opportunities at an early age.

  • April 21 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, belly dancing was catching on in Hardin County; there had even been a well-attended workshop on belly dancing at a local motel.

  • April 26 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, a Louisville man who had abducted Hardin County Jailer Marshall “Mutt” Heady was sentenced to 31 years.

  • April 28 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, eight firms filed bids with Elizabethtown city officials in hopes of picking up the city’s garbage franchise. 20 years ago, Hardin County School Superintendent Stephen Towler was named Kentucky PTA Superintendent of the Year by the Kentucky Congress of Parents and Teachers.

  • April 30 Local History

      In Hardin County: 30 years ago, the trial of five Kentucky Ku Klux Klan members charged with plotting to murder two Bullitt County court officials and a juror got underway in Hardin Circuit Court.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: North moves to 7-0; LaRue wins (12/20)

    The News-Enterprise Senior forward Rolondo Emerson hit 3-of-6 3-pointers, including the game-winner as time expired, to lift the North Hardin Trojans to a 51-50 win over Louisville DuPont Manual in the Owensboro Apollo/Kentucky 811 Classic on Saturday. Emerson scored all of his points from beyond the arc for the Trojans (7-0), while senior post Roosevelt Emerson led North Hardin with

  • April 13 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, area businesses and industry said they had escaped layoffs and major shortages due to a recent Teamsters Union trucking strike, although the Swope Motors Dodge-Plymouth-Chrysler-Toyota dealership reported that its new car inventory was down about 50 cars. 20 years ago, Eugene “Gene” Smith was named industrial recruiter and executive vice president for the Elizabethtown Industria