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February, 1982

February 1, 1982 – Efforts underway to rid Glasgow of about 15,000 birds not as successful as hoped for.

Arnold Morris wins the new Chevette in Barren County’s Band Booster club giveaway!

February 2, 1982 – Recent births – Jennifer Emily Margaret Nantz, Linsey Brooke Furlong, Max Wesley Marion, Marcus Joel Sell, Richard Aaron Burchett, Elijah Andrew Shader, and Michael Kenneth Branstetter, II.

Bill Woodward retires after 26 years as a local postman in Cave City.

February 3, 1982 – The Glasgow Recreation Department concluded their annual Cheerleader Clinic with Kendra Martin receiving the Sportsmanship Award, Amy Norris was Cheerleader Queen, Leigh Ann Meadows, Most Improved and Andrea Garmon received the Most Spirit award. Grade winners were Danielle Underwood, JoAnn Bybee, Melissa Nelson, Meredith Bowles, Denise Strange, and Lara Szekendi.

February 4, 1982 – Winners of the Barren County KEA President’s Spelling Bee was Daryl Payne, 2nd place went to Candace Bell, and 3rd place to Susan Lyle. Sheila Payne was the Monroe County Winner, with Jim Gernigan as runner-up.

February 5, 1982 – Kentucky Pants Factory workers recently completed a training course. Trainers were Carol Pierce, Nell Francis, Rose Rigsby and Betty Tibbs. Department Heads were Evelyn Carver, Louise Culver, Pauline Kingrey, Joyce Kinslow, Gladys Sexton and Geneva Bishop.

February 8, 1982 – AD – Brenda Green joins Elaine Veach and Frankie Jo Shelton at LaTress Beauty Salon at 206 W. Main St.

February 9, 1982 – New Board of Directors for Parents Anonymous are Sandy Coffman, Bobbe Smith, Jill Cawthorn, Julie Griffey, Susie Adams, Janet Szekendi, Bruce Barrickman, Ann Stewart, Leona Tichenor, Rebecca Pickett, Sandra Moss, Ed Tally, Darrell Pickett, Phyllis Mosby, Susanne & Bill Waldrop, John Rigney and Sherry Tabor.

February 10, 1982 – After two meetings and much discussion, an agreement was finally reached by the Ambulance Service Board to give the employees a $416 raise for the year, in addition to increasing the clothing allowance from $72 to $156.

February 14, 1982 – First Federal and Future Federal Savings and Loan Associations merge, according to J B Foster, president of First Federal Savings and Loan in Glasgow.

February 15, 1982 – Mayor Luska Twyman has proclaimed February as American Music Month. Ladies Matinee Musicale members Mrs. Garland Garst and Mrs. Jane Cady joined the Mayor at the signing.

February 17, 1982 – Brothers James and Mitchell Borders celebrate the 10th year anniversary when Mitchell gave James one of his kidneys.

February 17, 1982 – The Glasgow Fitness Center on Park Avenue is offering a new exercise class with instructors Eva Wagoner, June Smith, Paula Baysinger, Renna Kaye Riddle, Barbara Shipley, Donna Gossett, Kay Lyle and Tammy Glass.

Dr. David Moss has been elected President of “Friends of the Library”. Outgoing president is Terrell Alexander.

February 18, 1982 – AD – Grand opening of V & S Fashions at 111 W. Main St, Public Square is February 19 & 20th. Vola Read and Sue Wilson, former employees of Boots & Jeans, and His & Hers welcome everyone to their opening.

February 19, 1982 – Sam Sears Day is celebrated at New Farmers National Bank. Sears is Chairman Emeritus of the bank and has been with New Farmers since before its 1932 reorganization.

February 21, 1982 – “Rest Assured” is the title of the March Presentation at Glasgow High School. Jeff Edwards, Jeffrey Jones and Melanie Crosson were three of the actors.

February 22, 1982 – Two from Glasgow are on the WKU College Heights Herald Staff – Mary Ann Lyons and Robert Carter. They are quoted as saying Western “has one of the best journalism departments in the state”.

February 23, 1982 – Nearby residents and their homes were a little shaky after an explosion in an open field on the property of Southern Explosives on Brooks Road. Workers were disposing of old dynamite by detonating it. Damage was reported at the homes of Charles Bybee, Ken Davis, and Glenn Birge.

February 24, 1982 – Jury selection is underway in the David Leroy Skaggs trial in Barren Circuit Court.

February 25, 1982 – Area Servicemen – Barry David Witcher, Ricky L Harper, Sherry L Inman, Neil G Jeffries, and Mark S Murray.

February 25, 1982 – First Baptist Church, 611 S. Lewis St., will honor Rev. J M Bransford. He will be celebrating his 31st anniversary. He followed his father, the late C W Bransford as pastor and preceded his tenure by 5 years.

February 26, 1982 – Noah Martin and Millie Minor were crowned Mr and Miss Sweetheart of Abundant Life Christian Home during the Valentine’s Party on Feb. 12th.




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