In Hardin County: 30 years ago, after a year of research, discussion and study, a group representing downtown property owners and businesses handed final plans for the redevelopment of the downtown area to Elizabethtown City Council.
In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Becky Stuecker of Hardin County won the Kentucky Pork Queen title at the annual association meeting in Owensboro, representing the Nolin Pork Producers; the West Hardin senior won a $500 college scholarship, a set of luggage and a pigskin coat.
In Hardin County: 30 years ago, General Thomas Lynch, commander at Fort Knox, spoke on the future of the base, saying that although there were many interesting and good statistics concerning Fort Knox, its main function was training.
In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Hardin Fiscal Court adopted a new fire protection system; fire-fighting in unincorporated areas of the county was to become an all-volunteer effort in less than a week; the plan called for spending $110,000 over the next two years to establish and equip four new volunteer fire departments. 20 years ago, Elizabeth
In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Cloud Concrete Products Corp. announced it would still be opening a plant in Hardin County, but not in the Hughes Center for Industry and Commerce. 20 years ago, the U.S. Department of Education granted more than $80,000 to Hardin County schools for a bilingual alternative instructional program.
In Hardin County: 30 years ago, two young sisters died when fire destroyed their home in Stephensburg. 20 years ago, after serving 14 years on the Elizabethtown City Council, Pat Durbin filed for mayor, challenging incumbent Mayor Michael Carroll.
In Hardin County: 30 years ago, State Senator Joe Prather of Vine Grove filed as a Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, suggesting that the next lieutenant governor should be put in charge of economic development. 20 years ago, members of the 522nd Engineering Company at Fort Knox used an unusual recipe to blow up a dilapida