January 3, 1988 – Milestone Anniversaries – Mr. and Mrs. Ollie England -50; Mr. and Mrs. Roy Furlong – 57; Mr. and Mrs. T J Westmoreland and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Holley – 40.
January 4, 1988 – Barren County wins over Glasgow 72-58. Todd Twyman, Glasgow and Chris Taylor from Barren County were just two of the players featured in newstory.
January 5, 1988 – AD – January Clearance Sale at F P Williams Furniture and Appliances, Thomas F Foster, Manager. E Public Square, Glasgow.
January 6, 1988 – A blackbird roost in Park City community has promoted action by the Barren County Fiscal Court.
January 7, 1988 – Joyce Emberton was sworn in as Monroe County Circuit Court Clerk by Judge Paul Barry Jones.
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The Kentucky Heritage Council has named Gullian Gerig Mill in Barren County to the National Register of Historic Places. It is located off Hwy. 68-80 on Beaver Creek.
January 8, 1988 – Riherd’s Sport Shop is now open for business in its new location at 231 W. Main Street in the old Standard Farm Store Building.
January 10, 1988 – WKU opens tomorrow in Glasgow. 12 classes will be offered.
January 11, 1988 – Coca Cola retirees met December 22 for Holiday Dinner – Martha Lou Steen, Eugenia Walter, Flossie Norris, Bill Denton, Joe Whitlow, John P Childress, Webster Smith, Garnett Williams, Bill Payne and Herman Hume.
January 12, 1988 – Mark Haines, owner of Bolton’s Landing will be the guest speaker at Glasgow Christian Women’s Club . His presentation “Good to the Last Bite’. He is hoping to open a new restaurant soon – “Crickets on the Square”.
January 13, 1988 – AD – St. Charles Market – Large eggs 59 cents doz; Bananas 38 cents pound; Sirloin tip roast $1.99 lb; and Purity Milk $1.89 gallon.
January 14, 1988 – City-owned Cable would compete for customers. A resolution passed at Monday night’s City Council meeting for bids to be received for the service to be operated by Electric Plant Board.
January 15, 1988 – Saturday night on TV – Facts of Live, 227, Golden Girls, Amen and J J Starbucks, High Mountain Rangers, Houston Knights, West 57th, Dolly, Chara, Spenser for Hire.
The Glasgow Fire Department is implementing a fitness training program under the direction of Chief Jim Wingfield.
January 18, 1988 – Troy Basil, of the Gospel Troubadours was among several gospel singing groups who performed at the Cerebral Palsy Telethon this weekend. Over $5,000 was raised.
Mike Bryant, has been named the new State Farm Agent in Glasgow. Richard Harbison is retiring.
January 19, 1988 – AD – Watson’s Mid Winter Craft Sale – Central Center Shopping Center – 30% off floral supplies, ribbons and trims, unpainted wood items and instruction booklets.
January 20, 1988 – Burnis Skipworth, 78, a retired Supervisor for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife and well-known newspaper photographer, died Wednesday at Community Hospital.
Monroe County School Superintendent James Graves became the first Monroe County School Superintendent to be named for the F L Dupree Award for Leadership.
January 21, 1988 – Miss Beulah Grooms, a retired Glasgow School teacher, died Wednesday at Community Hospital.
January 22, 1988 – Parking Problems on the Glasgow Square is the topic of discussion at the Glasgow City Council meeting.
January 24, 1988 – The intersection of Hwy. 63 and Broadway will soon become a four way stop according to officials of the State Highway Department.
January 26, 1988 – Electric Plant Board is awarded a franchise for cable television service by the Glasgow City Council.
January 27, 1988 – Flu like Virus spreads through the area. Barren County School System cancels classes.
Horse Cave State Bank announces promotions of Sue Bunnell to Executive VP and Robert A Strickland as Senior VP.
Farmers market Officers are Cecil Bowman, President, John Robert Miller, VP, Frances Chapman, Secretary and Fidel Chapman, Jr. , Treasurer.
January 28, 1988 – Former Glasgow Mayor, Luska J Twyman, 74, dies at T J Samson.
Crickets open on the S. Public Square in the former Polson’s Restaurant location.
January 29, 1988 – AD – Lee’s Famous Recipe, 621 Happy Valley Road, Leap Year Sale February 29. 3 piece chicken dinner $1.99, Pint of livers $1.19 and 8 piece Thrift Pack $2.50 off regular price.
January 31, 1988 – Dillard Hagan, pastor of Indian Creek Baptist Church, at Flippin for the past 7 years, is retiring effective Feb. 7.