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  • 8-7 Local Histories

    August 7, 2008

    30 YEARS AGO, an ambulance subscription costing $28 yearly was a big expense for some 5,500 Medicare patients in Hardin County. The subscription would cover all emergency runs and doctor-authorized non-emergency runs.

    20 YEARS AGO, workers cleaning up after an accident on Interstate 65 tried to right a tanker truck. The truck carrying 4,000 gallons of sulfuric acid overturned clogging traffic on the highway north of Elizabethtown.

  • 8-17 Local History

    August 17, 2008

    30 YEARS AGO, Hardin County Emergency Medical Services ambulance corporation vowed that the Elizabethtown-based firm would soon begin operations at a substation in Radcliff.

    20 YEARS AGO, Beverly Yount, a charter member of the Hardin County chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, wrote a letter asking the Judicial Retirement and Removal Commission to dismiss Hardin District Judge Robert N. Hubbard from the bench because he had been treated for alcoholism, among other serious illnesses.

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  • July 20 Local History

    July 20, 2008

    30 YEARS AGO, loudspeakers on Sunday morning and late at night, speeders, dust, rude youngsters crossing lawns and drainage problems were the complaints of Radcliff residents who live near Duvall Park at the Radcliff City Council meeting.

    20 YEARS AGO, Nolin RECC surveyed 15,000 households in order to determine if there was enough interest to begin descrambling satellite television signals for rural viewers.

  • 8-4 Local Histories

    August 4, 2008

    30 YEARS AGO, Dave Birch of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce presented the 1977 Presidential Citation to Mayor James R. Pritchard. The award, presented for the first time in 1977, was for continuing outstanding community effort.

    20 YEARS AGO, parade planners promised The Heartland Festival parade was going to be “bigger and better than ever.” “Cactus” Tom Brooks of local television’s old “T-Bar-V Ranch” hosted the morning’s event.

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  • YOUTH BASEBALL: Meade 15s eliminated from Ohio Valley Regional (08/02)

    The News-Enterprise

    MATTOON, Ill. — The Meade County 15-year-old All-Stars’ stay at the Babe Ruth Ohio Valley Regional didn’t last as long as they would have liked, but that doesn’t diminish what they accomplished this season.

    Russell County eliminated Meade County with a 12-6 victory Sunday at Peterson Park.

    Meade County advanced to the Babe Ruth Ohio Valley Regional for the first time in league history. Meade County qualified for the regional by beating Logan County to win the West Kentucky State Tournament in Bowling Green.