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  • 2-3 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Hardin County dropped in per capita income ranking, from seventh in the state in 1971 to 28th in the state in the latter part of the 1970s (the average weekly paycheck in Hardin County was $160); LaRue County ranked 65th in the state.

  • 2-8 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, a 100-year-old home in Sonora was destroyed by a gas explosion, but no one was injured; the owner, Don Cruse, was vacationing in Florida at the time.

  • 2-19 Local History

    In Hardin County:  30 years ago, Elizabethtown City Council, after a good deal of debate, purchased a $19,000 Sperry Univac computer billing system for the water and gas departments. 20 years ago, the state Board of Medical Licensure ordered Dr.

  • March 27 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Gates Rubber Company announced a new project that would create 50 new jobs in the area. 20 years ago, Joel Ray Sprowls, owner and manager of Lincoln Jamboree, held his 18th annual Easter egg hunt for area children.

  • 2-24 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, the Hardin County Schools Board voted unanimously to rehire Charlie Akins as superintendent of the school system. 20 years ago, a Louisville couple who bought Bethlehem Academy said they planned to turn it into a bed and breakfast inn.

  • March 9 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, the Elizabethtown Airport Board took a new name after Hardin Fiscal Court voted to pull out of the co-sponsorship of the airport project; the old name had been Elizabethtown-Hardin County Air Board.

  • Center Stage Christmas Gala offers upbeat holiday entertainment

    IF YOU GO: The Center Stage Dance Studio Christmas Gala will be 3 p.m. Sunday at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School, 384 W.A. Jenkins Road, Elizabethtown. Admission is free. To learn more, call Center Stage at (270) 769-5505.

    The News-Enterprise

    RADCLIFF — About 150 of the top students at Center Stage Dance Studio in Elizabethtown will take the stage this weekend for a variety of Christmas-themed dance performances sure to fill audiences with holiday cheer.

  • 2-6 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, the city of Elizabethtown’s budget for 1979 was $3.8 million (a $400,000 increase) but it would still be operating in the black (although city officials said this would be the last year the city budget would boast a surplus). 20 years ago, Col.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: John Hardin, Meade both fall (12/08)

    The News-Enterprise The homestanding Bardstown Bethlehem Banshees snapped a three-game losing streak with a 73-60 win over 5th Region rival John Hardin on Monday. Senior post Jacobi Sanders scored 16 points and had seven rebounds for the Lady Bulldogs (0-3), while freshman post Michelle Montgomery chipped in with 15 points and five rebounds. Eighth-grade guard Tajah Haley added 10 p

  • 2-25 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Hardin County farmer Ray Mackey was adjusting to his new job as president of the Kentucky Farm Bureau, a job that was taking him away more than he had expected from his main job of farming his 1,300 acres in Hardin County. 20 years ago, Hardin Circuit Clerk Ralph Baskett reported that after eight months of tedious