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  • Nov. 23 Local History

     

  • Dec. 11 Local History

    30 years ago, Radcliff, Vine Grove and Rineyville residents experienced an hour and 15-minute blackout due to a faulty breaker in a Kentucky Utilities transmission line. 20 years ago, the Animal Refuge Center in Vine Grove held its first Christmas party for the animals; this was the first fund-raiser the organization had held since its incorporation the previous July.  

  • Nov. 30 Local History

    30 years ago, Hardin County Schools announced that the construction of New Highland Elementary School was delayed; it would not open in August 1980 has had been intended; instead, it would not be completed until summer 1981.

  • Nov. 9 Local Histories

    Nov. 9

    30 years ago, police widened a search for a man suspected of killing a state police trooper by issuing a nationwide alert to other police agencies. State Police said 22-year-old Clyde Daniel Graham of Elizabeth-town was armed and apparently on foot.

    20 years ago, area schoolchildren, police and resi-dents were wearing blue ribbons to mark the two week anniversary of a missing 5-year-old Radcliff girl.

     

  • Dec. 13 Local History

     

    30 years ago, two 15-year-old females and one 20-year-old male were arrested in connection with some $1,400 of vandalism at two northern Hardin County schools. 20 years ago, biology students at Elizabethtown Community College took a “quantum leap,” working for the first time in the school’s history with DNA fingerprinting.  

  • Big changes not expected with iPay sale

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    While one of Elizabethtown’s most successful businesses recently was sold to a Missouri company, radical changes are not expected for iPay Technologies and its roughly 250 workers.

    Co-founder Dana Bowers said there will be no job losses and the operation will remain at its Black Branch Road location.

    The company that bought iPay, Jack Henry & Associates, announced Monday it had finalized the $300 million deal.

  • Nov. 6 Local History

     

     

    30 years ago, hoping that more city officials would be able to attend, Hardin Fiscal Court changed its mass meeting of city councils to discuss the garbage disposal issue.

     

    20 years ago, Vine Grove Police Officer Nevin “Casey” Jones was recognized with a medal in a special ceremony at a Vine Grove City Council meeting for saving the life of a five-week-old baby from choking.

  • Dec. 16 Local History

    30 years ago, members of American Federal Government Employees Local 2302, Fort Knox, along with the Veterans of Foreign Wars were planning to drive with headlights on and small American flags on radio antennas for two days, and union members were wearing white arm bands, to show support for the American hostages at the U.S.

  • Dec. 7 Local History

    30 years ago, Elizabethtown city police targeted Stonegate Mobile Home Community as one of the highest crime rate areas in Elizabethtown with an estimated average of 10 thefts and break-ins each month. 20 years ago, the county Planning and Development Commission had to set a second hearing about a proposed Hardin County landfill due to the volume of information presented at the recent meeting; more than 400 people attended the first hearing at T.K.

  • Nov. 29 Local History

    30 years ago, Hardin Memorial Hospital celebrated its 25th anniversary; Buddy Stewart, a 23-year employee of the hospital, was the speaker at the celebration. 20 years ago, Hardin County Judge-Executive R.R. “Babe” Thomas was honored at a reception at Pritchard Community Center; he was leaving the office he had held for 20 years.