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September, 1981

September 3, 1981 – A two vehicle accident on US 31 W north of Bowling Green has resulted in the death of two local men, Dr. Larry G. Branstetter, 35, Horse Cave and Darrell G. Zahnd, Rt. 1, Bowling Green.

Recent Births – Susan Gail Coffey, 8-27, Brandon Charles Dennis on August 15th, April Sheree Jeffries on August 26 and Lisa Ann Pickett, on August 21st.

September 4, 1981 – Ground is broken for the downtown parking structure. While this happened, workmen were demolishing the old Folks Bldg., where the new structure will be located.

September 5, 1981 – Local students from Glasgow moving onto WKU’s campus include Connie Hagan, Robin Kinslow, Julie Greer, Laura Rudenga, Carrie Wood, Beth Duncan and Mary Jo Travis.

September 6, 1981 – Rita T. Spillman has opened an Insurance agency in Glasgow at 104 W. Front Street representing Nationwide Ins. Co.

September 8, 1981 – AD – Cavanaugh IGA – quarter pork loin chops - $1.39 pound, Armour Treet Luncheon meat $1.29 can, Charmin, four roll pack in assorted colors, 99 cents, and Folger Flaked Coffee, 13 oz. can $1.79.

September 9, 1981 – The Tyson Tapered Bearings Division of SKF Industries will change its name to SKF Tapered Bearings. The Tyson name will be dropped.

September 11, 1981 – Winners of the 1981 Etoile Fair Baby Contest are First – Krista Bartlett, Second, Sandy Dee Hogan and Third, Natalie Thomas.

September 13, 1981 – Temple Hill Class of ’66 held their 15 year reunion at Weldon Park.

September 15, 1981 – The cost of an out of town fire run will cost a minimum of $200 following action Monday night by the Glasgow Common Council. The old rate had been $100.

The Faith United Methodist Church will celebrate 25 years of ministry on September 20th.

September 17, 1981 – The J G Sawyer Reunion was held in Glasgow at Lera B. Mitchell Clubhouse. (Diane Sawyer was among the many present)

Grand opening is held at the Medicine Shoppe on the Happy Valley Road in Glasgow.

September 18, 1981 – The Citizens Bank and Trust Company of Glasgow has won the 1981 Phillip Morris Community Service award of the Kentucky Bankers Association. This award honored the 112 piece art collection displayed in the bank.

September 20, 1981 – Doug Isenberg is the first official candidate for the state senate seat in the 9th district.

Peggy, Jimmy and Sandy Hagan have opened the Hickory Hut BBQ on US 31 E, south of Glasgow, near Haywood.

September 21, 1981 – Announcing that Gilbert Biggers, son in law of President of Houchens Industries, Ervin Houchens, will be Mr. Houchens, successor.

September 22, 1981 – Barren County High School Football  Homecoming Candidates are Tracy Rowe, Conya McGuire, Penni Bruton, Bobbi Peden, Kelly Coop, Lisa Thomas, Devonna Matthews, Stacey Houchens, Ellen Isenberg, Jackie Houchens, and Amy Scott. ( Tracy Rowe was crowned the Queen).

September 23, 1981 – Eastern Elementary School’s Fall Festival Poster Contest winners were Brenda Jewell and Neal Lee. Spencer Coe was the midpoint winner of the Ham Ticket sales.

September 24, 1981 – Ribbon cutting is held at the new First Federal of Glasgow Branch on Smith Road.

September 25, 1981 – Joe Lane Travis will be the GOP candidate for the Kentucky 9th District Senate Seat.

September 27, 1981 – 3rd annual Arts and Crafts Show is held on the square in Glasgow.

September 28, 1981 – New officers of the Park City Homemakers are President, Allegra Wheeler, VP Evelyn Bailey, Secretary, Carol Metgzer and Treasurer, Joyce Hester.


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