R. R. Thomas, a Hardin County native, discusses his military service record, education, and public service career, which began with a 8 year stint as County Clerk and culminated in a successful County Judge election in 1970. He comments on his accomplishments since 1970, how the county was run in the past, the KY Fiscal Court, and the major problems the county faces, such as limited housing options and solid waste removal issues. Additional interview topics include CETA, the benefits of revenue sharing, a newly proposed animal shelter, his professional working relationships with city and county officials, and the occupational tax in Elizabethtown.
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