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  • Sept. 12 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, former Hardin County School Board Chairman Russell Hargan told The News-Enterprise that his inability to work with the superintendent was the real reason he resigned and the reasons he gave at the board meeting for his surprise resignation were "flimsy excuses." 20 years ago, the last drum of potentially dangerous material was excavated at the former industrial-waste landfill near Howevalley and none of the 9,123 drums in the 11-acre site off Tom Duvall Road contained "extremely toxic or hazardous" ma

  • Oct. 8 Local History


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  • Sept. 5 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, more than 250 persons attended a homecoming and contributed more than $1,800 to move the one-room Summit Number One Schoolhouse to Freeman Lake as a historic exhibit. 20 years ago, none of the four parents were supposed to work Labor Day, but each of them — three picketers and one vice president — were outside Accumetric Inc.

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  • Sept. 25 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, two weeks of ninety-degree weather made September the month for watermelon lovers everywhere and Mike Thompson, the watermelon man from Sonora, turned his hobby into profit, selling them at the Farmers Market in Elizabethtown.  He ordered seeds special at 12 cents each and had one watermelon weigh 117 pounds and four others that weighed more than 100 pounds. 20 years ago, visitors in the Hardin County Public Library would find some books bound by yellow strips of paper with a warning "Caution!

  • Sept. 4 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, The Kentucky Education Association would support teacher Deborah Guillemin if she sought an appeal of the Hardin Circuit Court judge's decision that extra duties without compensation was part of a Hardin County teacher's job. 20 years ago, several residents from Hardin and LaRue counties would join Legionnaires from across the country at the American L

  • Dollars and Sense: Cutting your small business health care costs

    The price of providing health care to small company employees is soaring. In fact, 28 percent of businesses surveyed said their health care insurance rates had jumped more than 20 percent in the past year, according to a study by the National Small Business Association. If your company is struggling to pay health insurance premium costs, there are options that can help you ease the burden, according to the Kentucky Society of CPAs.

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  • Sept. 22 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, repetition, rhyme and a sing-song rhythm were the particular characteristics of choral drama which the Spurlington Story Theatre introduced to Hardin Central Junior High Students. 20 years ago, a former Hardin County Water District No. 1 employee, called to the back room to meet with board members during a closed session, reported cases of nepotism — people hired and supervised by a relative — drinking on the job, exchanging tickets to sporting events for overtime and cheating on time cards.