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  • 1-6 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, snow, ice and cold gripped the area as between 5 and 10 inches of snow fell throughout the county. 20 years ago, the state Division of Water approved the long-awaited Hardin County Water District No. 2 design for a water treatment plant in White Mills.

  • 1-27 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, teams of federal environmental experts continued to monitor hundreds of barrels of hazardous materials stored at an old brickyard site near West Point; the source of the water supply for Hardin County and Fort Knox was located in the same area as the barrels, but no contamination had showed up in the water yet. 20 years ago, the Army, Navy and Air Force surgeon generals visited Ireland Army

  • 1-22 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Elizabethtown officials took the first step in what could turn into a $4 million-plus program to clean up and develop Glendale Hill; the city council approved sending a pre-application for a $3 million Federal Community development grant. 20 years ago, 100 families in Elizabethtown participated in a program to determine the cost effectiveness of recycling; it was determined that there could

  • 1-14 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, residents of Cardinal Creek subdivision banded together to fight the proposed development of apartments adjoining their property. 20 years ago, Radcliff City Council abandoned an effort to restrict or ban obscene t-shirts, bumper stickers and other items; the council decided against the Obscenity Law at the advice of legal council who warned of problems with enforcing such a law and a possi

  • Hey, bargain hunters: TGIBF

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — While previous Black Fridays may have had customers ready to automatically say, “The Price is Right,” Friday may be more like “Let’s Make a Deal.”

    Christmas shoppers in 2009 will be on the hunt for bargains because of the tough economy, so stores seem to be in more of a mood to offer tempting sales.

  • 1-11 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, four-wheel drive mania hit Hardin County; local dealers said there were two kinds of customers interested in four-wheeling: the “young truck cowboy” craving the vibrations of a 360-cubic-inch motor lifting him up and over the top, and the doctor, lawyer, banker or farmer who just wanted to make sure he got to work and the animals got fed, no matter what the weather. 20 years ago

  • 1-23 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, the City of Elizabethtown terminated its four-year contract to fight fires in rural areas outside the city limits; this left several outlying communities without protection from fires; Hardin County magistrates urged residents in those communities to consider starting volunteer fire departments. 20 years ago, reacting to the needs of business and industry, Elizabethtown Community College an

  • 1-13 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, a jury in Hardin Fiscal Court found two Jefferson County men guilty of murder in the Sept. 28, 1978 shooting death of Phillip Breeding near Elizabethtown.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: John Hardin goes on the road to take on Bowling Green in state semifinals (11/24)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — The John Hardin Bulldogs will have to leave the friendly confines of Bulldog Stadium for the first time during this year’s Class 5-A playoffs. The Bulldogs will have to travel to Bowling Green at 8 p.m. Friday in the semifinals after winning three consecutive playoff games at home. Last season, John Hardin played tw

  • 1-7 Local History

     In Hardin County: 30 years ago, workers from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency continued the delicate task of removing several hundred barrels of toxic chemicals from a farm field near West Point. 20 years ago, the Elizabethtown Airport Board worked to repair Addington Field’s leaking building; it was estimated it would cost more than $2,000 to repair the leak.