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July 1982

July 1, 1982 – Fraternal Order of Police is sponsoring “Jungle Cargo” exhibit in the Glasgow Square Shopping Center.

WKU’s Craig McCormick was the 4th round pick of the L A Lakers in the NBA draft.

Copper Frog Restaurant will be sold at Auction on July 17 by the firm of Bailey and Grissom.

July 2, 1982 – Reva Brown, a local artist who draws and paints with her feet was the guest speaker for the local B & PW meeting.

July 4, 1982 – Elizabeth (Libby) Flowers retired June 25 from the Barren County ASCS office after working there 35 years.

July 6, 1982 – “Kentuckih” is the presentation of songs and narration which traces our state’s history. The program is at Singing Hills this week with cast members Lori Broad, Elizabeth Tharp, Wallace Thompson, Chuck Beam, Larry Lowe and Ricky Barrick.

July 7, 1982 – 1972 Glasgow High School Class Reunion was held at the home of Mrs. Bettie Biggers, 188 Wingate.

July 9, 1982 – Cong. William Natcher was the guest speaker at the dedication services of the New Cave City Volunteer Fire Department.

July 11, 1982 – “The Book of Job” opens at the Horse Cave Theatre. Warren Hammack has the title role.

July 14, 1982 – Judge Cass Walden hands down the death sentence in the David Leroy Skaggs Murder trial. Skaggs will join 11 other men on death row at Eddyville.

Runners up in the Lou Gehrig league were the Chicks with Donnie Bowles and Dennis Ross coaching. Team members were Spencer Witcher, John Stephens, Todd Triplett, Eddie Ross, Virgil Fields, Matt Bowles, Jason Alexander, Chris Underwood, Richard Vincent, Kevin Rumph and Chris Manners.

July 15, 1982 – The new golf course at Barren River Lake Resort Park is dedicated.

July 16, 1982 – Showing at Cinema I & II – Rocky III and  Tron. Showing at the Star Drive In – Right Track and Kenny Rogers in Six Pack.

July 18, 1982 – Several members of the American Mountain Men Association camped at Bailey’s Point this past weekend. Some of those included Jerry McFarland, Eddie Cook, Ronnie Cosby, Donnie Bunch and Lew Shubert.

July 19, 1982 – Youth from the Glasgow Branch of Latter Day Saints attend a conference at Centre College in Danville. They were Shannon and David Grant and Judy Tomlin.

July 20, 1982 – Miss Andi Manning is crowned Miss FRECC at the co-op’s annual meeting. Runner up was Kim Garrett. (Miss Manning also won the title of Miss Ky. RECC at the state contest the following month.)

July 21, 1982 – The Honor Squad from the Barren County High School Trojan band won the Honor Squad Competition at Camp Cresendo. Members are Janet Brown, Janet Bybee, Scott Firkins and Donna Russell.

July 25, 1982 – Ric Ward, 24 year old Glasgow native and drummer, is currently touring with the Kendalls.

July 26, 1982 – Henry Eugene (Gene) Abell, 79, a well known Glasgow businessman, died at his home in Trigg Ct. on Saturday. He opened Lerman Brothers Store in 1931 and then opened Gene’s Dress Shop in 1967 with Miss Virgie Neeley.

July 27, 1982 – AD- You can get your first place setting of Mikasa dinnerware by 1. Start a new passbook savings account at Citizens Bank & Trust fro $100 or more. 2. Add $100 or more to your existing passbook savings account.

AD – “Honey gold Ice tea glasses, available at Phillip’s Big Star. 22 oz cooler glass two for $1.00. 151/2 ice tea glass, three for $1.00.

July 28, 1982 – The “Woodsy” home of Rondal and Nancy Poynter in Eastern Valley Estates off Highway 90 East is featured in People and Places, a weekly column by Frances Bastien in the Glasgow Daily Times. Rondal, the outdoor cook shared his recipes of BBQ Sauce, Baked beans and Best-ever cornbread.

July 29, 1982 – Preston Street is closed due to a sinkhole which appeared adjacent to the Happy Valley Shopping Center.

July 30, 1982 – Schellye Norris was recently elected Moderator at the meeting of the Sr. High Youth of Kentucky Synod of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.


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