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  • May 25 Local History


    30 years ago, Hardin Memorial Hospital budgeted $6.95 million for its annual payroll for the next fiscal year; this was an increase of some $1,196,000, partly because of new positions to be filled in 1980-81. 20 years ago, amid rumors that he was leaving his position as administrator of Hardin Memorial Hospital, Warner Butters admitted that he had interviewed for jobs in other cities.  

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  • Charity walk for Clarity on Saturday



    A Saturday morning stroll could help women and their unborn children this weekend.

    A fundraising walk for Clarity … Solutions for Women begins at 9 a.m. Saturday at Elizabethtown Christian Academy. The walk is one of two major fundraisers the crisis pregnancy center undertakes each year.

  • April 21 Local History

    30 years ago, the Lincoln Trail Chapter of the National Secretaries Association held a workshop, “Coping with Stress;” the chapter’s purpose was to offer encouragement to members to become more professional as secretaries. 20 years ago, an Elizabethtown woman, Joan Noel, received an award during a special Earth Day awards ceremony in Frankfort for her outstanding commitment to the state’s environment; Noel was a founding member of Gr

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  • Sept. 3 Building Permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Gregory E. Trent, 509 Blue Ball Church Road, Elizabethtown. Use: barn.

    Harvey W. Baumgardner Jr., 116 Cecilianna Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: deck.

    Pat Lohden, 32 Ambrook Estates, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Andrea Kelly, 288 Ditto Lane, Vine Grove. Use: double-wide foundation.

  • Fugitive arrested, booked on charges

    Flores was indicted in 2008



    A fugitive sought since being indicted in 2008 on felony charges of engaging in organized crime and trafficking in marijuana was booked Monday afternoon at the Hardin County jail, and arraigned Tuesday in 9th Circuit Court.

    According to Kentucky State Police, Oscar Flores, 37, was a major player in a pot-trafficking syndicate that moved about three dozen 25-pound loads of illegal cannabis into Kentucky and Hardin County between February 2006 and 2008.