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Thursday, 23 February 2012 09:18


February, 1972

February 1, 1972 – January Birth Announcements – Emily Susan Payne, Brian James Belcher, Jennifer Denise Johnson, Lisa Gaye Bybee, and Stacy Sue Parrish.

February 2, 1972 – Bill Waldrop, principal at Red Cross Elementary School for the past four years was named Tuesday night by Barren County School Board to direct the Title One Program in this county. Judy Gossom was also hired as a Red Cross teacher to replace Christine Bixler who resigned.

February 3, 1972 – Recently passed Homestead Exemption Law causes Barren County residents over the age of 65 to file application with the Barren County Property Evaluation Administrator W R “Red” Adwell.

February 4, 1972 – James Rogers is named Postmaster of the First Class Post Office in Glasgow.

February 7, 1972 – Retired hardware salesman and farmer, Charles A Goodman, 88, died today at T J Samson Community Hospital.

February 9, 1972 – Lee Bidwell is named the new business manager at Howard Clinic. Bidwell, a native of Owensboro, comes to Glasgow from Bowling Green as credit manager of Graves & Gilbert Clinic.

February 11, 1972 – General Russell Dougherty is the guest speaker at the 51st Annual Chamber of Commerce banquet held at Barren River Lodge. New President Joe D Taylor received the gavel from outgoing President J B Galloway.

February 14, 1972 – Glasgow 6th Grade Basketball Tournament winner was Glasgow #1, all star team of Coach Don Tittle. Members included Johnny Trigg, Mike Garrett, Kevin Ellis, Dewayne Mansfield, Garvin Freeman, Ottis Trigg, Wayne Curd, Kenny Francis, Joey Riddle and Jerome Mansfield.

February 15, 1972 – National Association of Hairdresser & Cosmetologist Week is being celebrated in Glasgow this week. Participants were Seva Buford, Doris Bow, Rutha Buckley, Pat Wood, Betty Powell, Carolyn Morgan, Janet Dilley, Barbara Walthall, JoAnn Lynn, Bernice Johnson, Ellen Deckard, Diana Maggard, and Libby Bowles.

February 17, 1972 – AD – Boat Show Friday and Saturday at Central Center Shopping Center. Stop by Jones Marine’s display of runabouts and fishing boats and see what Johnson Motor has this, their 50th anniversary series line.

February 18, 1972 – Glasgow Co-eds Beverly Williams and Shirley Glover will compete this weekend at WKU for the 1972 Miss Black Western title. (Beverly was crowned Miss Black Western).

February 22, 1972 – Area Servicemen – Bruce Ellis, Freddie Belcher, James D Collins, Jr., Carl L Hughes, John M Branstetter, Calvin W Scott, Casper O Glass, Jr., Roger D Cross, and Benny Farley.

February 22, 1972 – A Glasgow team wins the Bowling Green Bowling Association annual tournament. Gillie Hyde Ford Lincoln Mercury won the title for the second straight year. The team is composed of Bruce Gibson, Doc Huff, Bill Bruton, Stan Mills, and Winston Nunn.

February 23, 1972 – Horse Cave native, Cattie Lou Miller is Governor Wendell Ford’s new Personnel Commissioner.

February 24, 1972 – The new members of the County Water Commission are sworn in by Judge Dale Burchett. They are Bill Gray, Freddie Button and Robert E Richardson.

February 24, 1972 – Area FFA Presidents were Kenneth Edwards, Jr, at Hiseville, David Wood at Temple Hill, Steve Chapman at Austin Tracy and Dennis Smith at Park City.

February 24, 1972 – Riley Evans Wyatt will graduate from the Kentucky State Police Academy on Feb. 25th. He is the son of Homer Wyatt of Route 6. His wife is the former Janet Button.

February 25, 1972 – AD- It’s happening now. February is Hart and Barren County Months at Herbie Moore’s Wonderful World of Wax. Mammoth Cave Wax Museum , $1.00 adults and 50 cents ages 6-16. Under 6 free.

February 25, 1972 – Rotary Pancake Fry at the Holiday Inn Banquet Room. 75 cents all you can eat – Pancakes, sausage, coffee and milk.

February 28, 1972 – Glasgow shot putter Jesse Stuart has won 2nd place in Amateur Athlete Union’s Indoor Championship held in New York over the weekend.

February 29, 1972 – The 22 year old pet parrot of Mr. and Mrs. Powell Shaw “San Antone” is now safe and sound at home after he got free from his cage and was finally coerced out of nearby trees by family members.





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