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May, 1982


May 2, 1982 – 36 people from Barren County and Glasgow visit 4 countries in the Heart of Europe.

May 4, 1982 – Newcomers Club officers are President, Lynne Bracey, VP Marilyn Jones, Sec. Conne Baker, and Treas. Helene Threikeld.

May 5, 1982 – Suggestion Awards are given to Eaton Corp. employees Phil Poynter and Raymond Harper.

Barren County Prom theme was “Somewhere down the Road” King and Queen were Tim Eaton and Cheryl Williams.

May 7, 1982 – GHS wins District Baseball Championship nipping Allen County-Scottsville 8-6. Kevin Gaunce made the 11th inning home run.

May 8, 1982 – Four local athletes sign scholarships. Kim Wilkerson and Verna Bradley of Barren County will attend Paducah Jr. College as basketball players. Rondal “PT” Trigg of Glasgow will attend Georgetown College as a basketball player and Steve Metzger of BC will attend WKU as a member of the Cross Country Track and field team.

The Walter Baker family who recently moved from their home on S. Green St to Fairfax, VA, where Baker is Asst. General Council at the Pentagon, still call Glasgow home. The family was featured in a GDT story.

May 10, 1982 – Mid Morning Monday, 144 barrels of oil had flowed into a storage tank from the drilling rig on the Cecil Barton farm.

May 11, 1982 – Glasgow’s Common Council gives the go ahead to the Cable TV rebuilding plans after months of discussion.

Recent Births – Lynsey and Haley Harris, Haley Christen Elliott, Katherine Barrett Edwards, and Morgan Jill Hapney.

May 13, 1982 – Recent High School graduates, who have been named 1982 US National Award Winners include Angela Motley, Randy Perkins, Billy Brooks, and Tim Curtis.

May 14, 1982 -  New GHS Cheerleaders for 1982 -83 are Latonia Webb, Sondra Williams, Lisa Smith, Lori Kesslar, Cathy Bray, Lori Smith, Kim Hall, Jennie Witty and Lisa Gumm.

May 15, 1982 – Three Glasgow homes are part of the Garden Club of Kentucky’s tour are Dr. and Mrs. G Phillip Whiteside, Dr. and Mrs. B A Guilfoil, and Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Richardson.

Engagements announced include Deborah Kay Meador and Danny Clifton Billingsley, Terri Anne Simpson and Daniel Keith Wells, Kelly Sue Hood and Timothy Neal Beals, and Jeannie Blair and Teddy Casteel.

May 18, 1982 – G E Page, retired school teacher and sometime beekeeper was called to Citizens Bank and Trust, downtown Glasgow to round up a hive of bees which were in one of the trees in front of the bank.

Leo Tinker, 75, Glasgow Recreation Dept. employee is featured in a full page story in the Glasgow Daily Times.

May 19, 1982 – Ron Blanton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Blanton, received the Best Defensive Player award from Campbellsville College’s Baseball Coach Dr. Danny Davis.

May 20, 1982 – Ladies Matinee Musicale holds competitions. Vocal competitors were Lennis Williams, Jeff Sneed, Gay Thompson, Bonnie Branham, Beth Barton and David Hopkins.

May 23, 1982 – Harold Spear has been elected State TPA President.

May 25, 1982 – BCHS Valedictorian is David Gray and Salutatorian is Cheryl Williams. GHS Valedictorian is Leona Johnson and Salutatorian is Jennifer Edwards.

May 26, 1982 – Harold Renfro has just started work at the St. Charles Market on North Race St. in the meat department.

Retirees from BCHS this year include Norman Pickens and Grace Marie Copass.

New Beta officers elected at GHS are Vonda Simpson, Karen Hunt, Kim Irving, Tiffanie Lamont, Laura Beth Richardson, Amy Doty, Jody Calhoun, Meg Alexander, Marsha Broady, Michele Lyons, and Angela Mills Motley.

May 27, 1982 – Reed N Moore, Jr., a Glasgow native has announced the opening a law practice in Tompkinsville.

Monroe Co. Arts Council presents “The Star Spangled Girl” starring Robert Klein, Jane Jackson, and William Wisdom.

Norm Weaver, Allen Co. native is named as the new boy’s basketball coach at Edmonson County.






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