IN HARDIN COUNTY:
August 8, 2008
30 YEARS AGO, early bird taxpayers in Elizabethtown received an increased discount following action by city council. The council voted to increase the early payment discount on the city property tax from 2 percent to 6 percent.
20 YEARS AGO, the Sons of Confederate Veterans held a memorial at the Helm Cemetery in Elizabethtown for Brig. Gen. Ben Hardin Helm, a Hardin County native who died at the Battle of Chickamauga, Ga. He was leading Kentucky’s famous Orphan Brigade at the time of his death.