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  • Dec. 20 Local History

    30 years ago, 37 students at Upton Elementary School sent their thoughts and good wishes in homemade Christmas cards to the American hostages being held in Iran.

    20 years ago, merchants located on Knox Boulevard and Redmar Plaza in Radcliff expressed concern about the vacant storefronts in the area; shoppers seemed to be shifting to the west and east ends of Lincoln Trail Boulevard.  

  • Dec. 28 Local History


  • Nov. 18 Local History


    30 years ago, Hardin Memorial Hospital had a new face as the result of a multi-million dollar renovation program, however for the 21,000 patients attended by the regional facility each year it was the expanded services which were the most important. 20 years ago, the Metro United Way of Hardin County raised $390,000 and exceeded their goal by around $65,000.

  • Nov. 26 Local History

    30 years ago, it was announced that Radcliff Police Officer Rosemary Williams had served “undercover” during the police department’s year-long drive against narcotics, first training for three weeks with experienced narcotics agents in Jefferson County learning techniques, the appearances of drugs, the going street price and the right places to find them. 20 years ago, local retailers reported brisk sales as the holiday season started; Towne Mall especially felt an

  • Nov. 24 Local History


  • Dec. 14 Local History

    30 years ago, Radcliff City Council ignored requests by the Fraternal Order of Police to consider changes in the present salary, pay plan, cleaning and maintenance of police uniforms and life and health plans for the officers; it was the second month since the proposals had been submitted to the city council. 20 years ago, Cecilia residents held a special “shower” for the Charles Hilton family whose home had been destroyed by fire. Mrs.

  • Dec. 1 Local History


  • PREP BASEBALL OPINION: Pitts thinks Central Hardin has a chance to win it all (6/7)

    A few notes after last week’s 5th Region Baseball Tournament at LaRue County High School. The Central Hardin Bruins won their second region title in three years and earned a berth in the Forcht Bank/KHSAA State Baseball Tournament, which begins next week at Applebee’s Park in Lexington. And one local coach thinks the Bruins could make some noise at the state tournament.

  • Dec. 4 Local History

    30 years ago, the jobless rate in Hardin County was up .5%, from 5.4% in September to 5.9% in October; the statewide rate was 5.7%, and the national rate, 5.6% 20 years ago, the Elizabethtown School Board accepted with regret the resignation of physical education teacher Pat Durbin who was to take over as mayor of Elizabethtown in January.  

  • Nov. 12 Local Histories

    Nov. 12

    30 years ago, a 74-year-old woman was convicted or reckless homicide and sentenced to a year in the state penitentiary in her husband’s slaying.

    20 years ago, American Legion Post No. 113 held a Veteran’s Day Memorial service and destroyed 27 American flags that had been removed from service at various schools, industries and residences.