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  • 12-14 Local History

    In Hardin County:

    30 years ago, an early morning fire caused extensive damage to the State Theatre in downtown Elizabethtown.

    20 years ago, the Vine Grove Police Department was the focus of a federal grand jury probe into possible drug-related offenses in City Hall. The police department’s link was the latest revelation confirmed in the joint FBI and Kentucky State Police drug investigation.

  • 12-25 Local History


  • Nov. 6 Civil Suits

    The following civil suits are filed in Hardin County Circuit Court in Elizabethtown. Et al is a Latin abbreviation meaning “and others.” Lawsuits give only one side of a disagreement and do not reflect any counterclaims and/or settlements that may have occurred since the initial suit was filed.

  • 12-23 Local History


  • Council rejects reclassification


  • 12-8 Local History

    In Hardin County:

    30 years ago, it was announced that the Hardin County and Elizabethtown school boards would meet to consider a possible move by the city schools to annex county school property.

    20 years, Ames Department Stores Inc. announced it would closed its Radcliff store, located in Redmar Plaza, on Dec. 31.

    10 years ago, With unseasonably warm and wacky weather in recent weeks, some local merchants were ringing up topsy-turvy holiday sales figures.

  • 12-7 Local History

    In Hardin County:

    30 years ago, the Kentuckiana Girl Scout Council announced that it had finally found leaders for a potential Cadette Girl Scout troop; it had previously been announced that 20 junior high girls wanted to be in a troop, but didn’t have a leader for a troop. The new troop would have girls from T.K. Stone Junior High School and Hardin Central Junior High School. 

  • 12-5 Local History

    In Hardin County:

    30 years ago, some city employees thought that Santa had come early when the council adopted a new vacation policy, increasing the amount of sick leave that could be accumulated and approving Christmas bonuses for employees.

    20 years ago, Carol Chitwood was named chairman of a committee charged with naming the new county high school which was to open in 1990. The Hardin County School Board had established the committee which included teachers, parents and students from West Hardin and East Hardin high schools.

  • Nov. 6 Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.

    Linda Metzger to Jerry Ray Patterson, lot 9 Cardinal Heights Subdivision, county, love and affection. FMV: $105,000.

    Kenneth and Leslie Beth Hutcherson to Kenneth R. and Sherry J. Morris, lot 26 Seville Chase Subdivision, county, $244,900.

    Greenwood Square Holdings LLC to James L. and Liane Parsons, 600 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff, $114,000.

    Mark Lucas to Walter Wayne and Angela Mouldin, 996 Kings Way, Elizabethtown, $164,900.

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