February 1, 1968 – H. Glenn Joiner has been employed as administrator of Samson Community Hospital by the hospital’s board. He replaces William Kimbel, who left the Glasgow post to become administrator of a hospital –Nursing Home in Jamestown, Tn.
Dr. Paul Pichardo is the new president of the County Medical Society.
68 years ago – William Goebel is shot by assassin. He had won a hot race for the Democratic nomination of Governor of Kentucky, only to lose the general election to William S. Taylor by 2000 votes.
Mrs. Lucy Kathleen Cummins was honored at a luncheon by the General Telephone Company in recognition of her completion of 25 years service with the company.
Taylor Tales by Stanton Taylor – Herschell Wells was named President of the Deposit Bank of Monroe County. He replaces David H Crockett who has served for 14 years.
Showing at the Plaza – Waterhole #3 with James Coburn; Kill A Dragon, Beach Red, The Silencer with Dean Martin and Murderer’s Row with Dean Martin and Ann-Margret.
February 8, 1968 – Ed Pugh joins Citizens Bank as Farm Representative. He formerly was field manager for Swift.
Con. William H Natcher announces that Hiseville has been approved for a new Post Office facility to be built on the south side of Hwy. 70 which is Main Street in Hiseville.
Boy Scout Week is observed February 7-13. Glasgow’s first troop was formed about 1913 or 1914.
AD – Basement Fabric Sale, 100% cotton and blend, values to $1.00 yard, now only 39 cents a yard. Permanent Press Pima – 100% cotton, 59 cents a yard at National Stores, E. Public Sq. Glasgow.
AD – Kids of all ages go for Hamburgers, two for 25 cents at the Tastee Freeze, Columbia Ave., Glasgow.
February 15, 1968 – Liberty Street Elementary School Essay Winners are Jeff Simmons, David Mercer, Ricky Ward, Leigh Lessenberry, James Harrison, Matthew Muckler, Donald Thomas, Endraetta Watts, Kathy Ruggles, Chuck Jones, Scott Biggers, Joseph Trigg, Craig Rhinehart, Sam Royse, Felicia Buford, Marsha Vance, Yvonne Norris, Mary Jean Simmons, Mary Ann Norris, Jenetta Mills, Elaine James and Indy Redford.
Scottsville to vote on local option Saturday! (The vote was 1437 to 317 “No”)
In recognition of the 10,000th telephone being installed, Mrs. Murrell Davis Bunnell, Hardyville received at no extra charge, a gold telephone from SCRTC.
Paul Greer, Glasgow lawyer and prominent Trigg Fox Hound hunter and breeder, dies.
Murder charges are placed on an 89 year old Green County man in the stabbing death of Floyd Houk in the Griderville Community.
Miss Nell Grinstead, RN at the TB Hospital, was honored Wednesday by staff with a Valentine party. She served the nursing profession for 38 years.
February 22, 1968 – David Martin, a 24 year old floral designer of Greer’s Florist, has been named “Ky. Designer of the Year” at the 11th annual Kentucky State Florist Association.
Barren County and Glasgow student TB skin testing will be completed within the next four weeks.
Comer Thomas, who has been associated with F. P. Williams as a salesman for the past 7 years has resigned his position.
The Annual Blue and Gold Dinner, Cub pack 293, was held Saturday at the First Christian Church. Bobcat pin was presented to Bob Bryant, Craftsman badge to Kevin Bailey, Marty Wooten, Dale Durden, Paul Simmons and Gary Chambers. Steven Strange earned his Wolf Badge.
James H Ensminger is the manager of the Installment Loan Department at New Farmers Bank. Kendall Ennis is also a new employee in the Loan Department of NFB.
WKU’s enrollment for the spring semester is the highest in the 61 year history of the school with 9,334 students. 13.7 % higher than in 1967.
February 29, 1968 – Oil Well struck at Temple Hill on the Barlow Key property.
New Company Here – Key Pest Control, Don Jones and Ben Key, formerly with Terminex.
The Cave City City Council took action to close the present garbage disposal area and use a new one on Toohey Ridge Road.
The 50 room lodge planned for Barren River State Park is in the process of being redesigned.
Friendship Homemakers met at the home of Mrs. Shirley Bow. Mrs. Geniese Bullock gave the lesson redoing walls. The Club President, Mrs. Ruby Nunnally, called the meeting to order.
Coming March 6-9 – at the Plaza – Dr. Zhivago!
Lots of birthday celebrations – Terry Jones and Sayra Wells will celebrate their 17th birthday in New Orleans with the Scottie Band. Linda Rowe turns 7, Diane Crow is 6 and Whitney Vann celebrates her first birthday.