Interview with Bob Hite

  • Identifier: 1980 OH 140
  • Date: 5/14/1980
  • Interviewer: Algier, Keith
  • Interviewee: Hite, Bob
  • Description: In this interview, Bob Hite, a Henderson County native, discusses his family history and public service career in Union County, which includes 4 years as Mayor of Morganfield, 4 years on the City Council and his election to County Judge Executive. Interview topics include his decisions to enter into public service, city and county budgeting, the Judicial Referendum, recreation demands, the importance of revenue sharing and the potentially negative consequences of its upcoming discontinuation in 1980, waste disposal and the influences that coal has on the county and its people.
  • Location: Morganfield, KY
  • Duration: :29:21
  • Time Summary:
  • Restrictions: no
  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives Crabbe Library Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions rights and permission to publish.
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  • Funding Source: Project Funded by the Kentucky Oral History Commission


“Interview with Bob Hite,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed November 27, 2021,