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November, 1981

November 1, 1981 – Barren County Boys Cross Country team wins the regional, along with BC Girls individual championship winner, Kim Wilkerson. Members of the boys’ team were Steve Metzger, Richardson Wilson, Raymond Bragg, Woody Wood, William Mills, Alan Davis, David Gray. Coach is Terry Reed.

November 2, 1981 – Two well known men die – Terry Doyel, 64, former Barren County Jailer and owner of Doyel’s Department Store, and Oliver Bunnell, 64, of Hardyville, who was a long time director of the SCRTC.

November 4, 1981 – Election Results – Joe Lane Travis wins Senate race. Wilmer Hodges wins Barren County Clerk race, Bobby Wilson wins Barren County Circuit Clerk race, Olene Hume is the new PVA, and Luska Twyman is reelected Mayor of Glasgow.

November 5, 1981 – BCHS Seniors played their final game Friday when they lost to Franklin Simpson. Seniors include Donald “Goose” Gossett, Randy Simmons, Andy Smith, Harold Grider, Dewayne Pierce, Ricky Long and Richard McClard.

November 6, 1981 – Kentucky House Majority Leader Bobby Richardson is said to be a prime possibility for Speaker of the House following the death of Speaker William Kenton, who died yesterday, November 5.

November 8, 1981 – T J Samson Hospital Medical Records Dept. is honored during Ky. Med. Transcription Week. Those honored were Paulette Woodcock, Linda Gentry, Kassie Bostwick, Debbie Bartley and Grace Basham.

November 9, 1981 – Cardinal Federal Savings and Loan host the 10,000 Meter Race. Steve Metzger won with a 34.38 time beating his coach, Terry Reed by 36 seconds.

November 12, 1981 – Veterans Day Parade draws a crowd of 1500 downtown. POW’s were honored and a plaque was dedicated to them at the Courthouse.

November 13, 1981 – It is official. Bobby Richardson announced he will seek the post of Speaker of the House.

November 15, 1981 – The 1st Talking Coke machine shows up in Glasgow at Houchens in Central Central Shopping Center.

November 15, 1981 – Ervin Houchens, founder of Houchens Markets, will be the Grand Marshall for the Glasgow Community Christmas Parade.

November 15, 1981 – Emiley Dawn Wyatt and Joey Newberry were crowned Mr. and Miss Prince and Princess at the Austin Tracy Fall Festival. They are students in Mrs. Joan Hudspeth’s Kindergarten Class.

November 17, 1981 – AD – Pre Holiday Sale Wednesday thru Saturday, 20% off entire stock, under new management, Diana and Sharon Bowles, owners. The Clothes Closet, 216 E Cherry Street, Glasgow.

November 18, 1981 – Larry Mutter, of Glasgow was one of the busy ringmen at one of the 25 sales held in conjunction with the North American International Livestock Expedition, in Louisville.

November 20, 1981 – American Education Week is observed in Glasgow City Schools. 18 married couples who teach in the system include Bob & Martha Boyd, Jesse & Bernice Brown, Russell & Ada Conley, Donnie & Beth Faught, Charles & Kay Gupton, Charlie B. and Barbara Honeycutt, Steve & Suzanne Mayhew, John & Pat McCarley, Coy & Sharon Meadows, Reed & Elizabeth Moore, Ray & Ann Patterson, Wm. & Anna Simmons, Johnny & Trigg Vance, Karl & Nancy Weis, Bobby & Linda Cook, Jerry & Carol Harris, Bob & Judy Reece, and Wm. & Ninon Ritter.

November 22, 1981 – 50th Wedding anniversary is celebrated by Mr. and Mrs. Harold Ice, Cherry Street, Glasgow.

November 24, 1981  - Small claims court cases have increased since beginning in 1978, with Barren County District Judge Benny Dickinson hearing the cases. In 1978 there were 230 cases compared to 376 cases filed so far in 1981.

November 25, 1981 – Happy Valley Elementary Cooks Mark Ruth Smith, Nova Moore, Myrna Harbison, and Joyce Spear were busy dishing the Thanksgiving meal for students on Wednesday before Thanksgiving.

November 25, 1981 – JA Members Vonda Simpson, Vickie Sewell, Kelly Dossey and Gary Willis will attend a Junior Achievement Conference at French Lick, IN for three days during the Christmas holidays.

November 27, 1981 – Freddie Travis is the new president of the Glasgow Barren County Chamber of Commerce. Joyce St. Charles is the VP, Ted Winbigler, Exec VP and Katherine Billingsley, Sec-Treas.

November 29, 1981 – The second week of tobacco sales on the Glasgow Tobacco Market ended with an average of $180.81 per hundred weight.

November 30, 1981 – Bobby Richardson gets the Kentucky Speaker of the House post. Jim LeMaster is elected House Majority Leader.





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