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  • Feb. 10 Local History

    30 years ago, city workers constructed a temporary ice skating rink at Elizabethtown Community Center in the rear of the parking lot; it was an experiment to see how much interest there might be locally in ice skating. 20 years ago, following a closed session, Elizabethtown Airport Board members agreed to inform the city that they didn’t feel the requests (that board members step down) were legal or enforceable; the regulations were part of an ordinance that council members ha

  • Ask ECTC: Gearing up for fall registration

    Numbers to Know: Elizabethtown Community and Technical College 600 College Street Road Elizabethtown, KY 42701 www.elizabethtown.kctcs.edu (270) 706-8800 – Welcome and Admissions Center (877) 246-2322, Ext. 68800 (toll-free) (270) 706-8702 – Community and Economic Development Center (270) 706-8858 or (502) 942-0101 – Fort Knox Campus

  • March 22 Local History

    30 years ago, a former Elizabethtown High School student, Curtis Welch, planned to go to Geneva, Switzerland as an intern for the United Nations; he said he got the “travel bug” when he was a senior at EHS and lived with an American Field Service family in Switzerland for 10 weeks. 20 years ago, after years of promising to close the site soon, Hardin Fiscal Court took action to extend the life of the county landfill off Springfield Road east of Elizabethtown until 1992.<

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  • Vine Grove author publishes poetry collection created 40 years ago

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com Jerry Glass, 58, spent his years from age 15 to 19 writing poems. Now, married and retired from the U.S.

  • To run or not to run?



    With less than a month remaining before the filing deadline for the November general election, no incumbents on Elizabethtown City Council have filed for re-election.

    However, most  council members say they expect to be on the ballot come November. The filing deadline is Aug. 10.

    As of Tuesday afternoon, three Elizabethtown residents had filed for a council seat: Christopher Belknap, of Debra Lane; Bob Hicks, of Sunrise Lane; and Dean Kuhn, of Helmwood Drive.

  • March 2 Local History

    30 years ago, Legal Aid Society, which had opened a local office on Nov. 1, held hearings in Radcliff and Glendale to learn what particular problems the poor in Hardin and six surrounding counties were facing.

  • Feb. 16 Local History


    30 years ago, the Memorial Muppets, a troupe made up of young people from Memorial United Methodist Church, starred in the Lively Arts Children’s Series at T.K. Stone Junior High School. 20 years ago, heavy rains caused flooding which closed several Elizabethtown roads; Boone Road off Kentucky 447 and Long Hollow Road off Kentucky 220 were both closed, and portions of several other roads were closed.  

  • Feb. 1 Local History