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July 1992

July 1—Two Barren Countians have been to the board of regents at Western Kentucky University. Named were incumbent C.C. Howard Gray, of Gray Construction, and Kristen T. Bale who was listed as a volunteer member.

July 1—House Bill 43 will know require students under 18 attending Barren County High School applying for an instruction permit to present a certificate stating the individual is enrolled in school, has less than nine unexcused absences and passed four or more credits the previous semester.

July 5—Kentucky’s US Senator Wendell Ford will be guest speaker for the Glasgow-Barren County Chamber of Commerce Legislative breakfast in August.

July 5—Following many months of planning and work the City of Glasgow has received approval for operating a contained landfill.

July 6—Groundbreaking ceremonies were held at Horse Cave Theatre for the 1.3 million dollar capital construction project planned for the regional theatre. The renovation will include winterizing the facility in order to expand the season, a new deck and public lobby, box office, concessions, expansion of public restrooms, and many other improvements.

July 7—Farmers RECC scholars were named. They were Carilea Reed Cutshall, Angie Edwards, Ryan Turner, Lesley Huffman and Dru Ann Wells.

July 8—A survey crew began working in Barren County to do mapping for the base map for the new 911 system and for GIS, Geographic Information System.

July 8—Barren County School Board heard from architects on the new middle school. The projected completion date is December of 1993.

July 9—Pedigo-Lessenberry Insurance Agency, Inc. celebrates their 90th Anniversary.

July 10—Letitia Hughes was the winner of the Miss FRECC title at the 54th annual meeting of the cooperative. Jill Wilkerson was first runner-up, Ericah Passmore, second runner-up; and Amy Reece, named Miss Congeniality.

July 12—The Shoney’s Homeboys won the Division A title at the Blacktop Meltdown. Team members were Robert, Ricky, and Larry Hayes and James Brown.

July 12—Chad B. Poland, son of Ted and Dana Poland, Glasgow has been accepted by the Lexington Electronic Institute.

July 12—Four Barren County cheerleaders named to NCA All-American Team. They are Casey Wood, Jennifer Groce, Jaime Bush, and Jaime Mutter. The team received the NCA “Top Team” Award as well.

July 12—Glasgow’s new Kmart will open doors on August 6 at 230 L. Roger Wells Blvd. Bob Szabo will be the manager of the new store.

July 13—Barren County baseball standout Jon Cox has signed to play his college baseball at Campbellsville. He is the son of Louise and Don Cox.

July 14—Wayne Davis, Vice President and CFO of South Central Bank was among the 251 bankers receiving graduation certificates from the Graduate School of Banking of the South at Louisiana State University.

July 14—Glasgow Lady Scotties Softball Team gave the following awards: Jennifer Franklin – Senior Award and Best Defensive Player; Melanie Moore- co-winner of Most RBIs; Iris Sewell- Co-winner of Most RBIs; Misty Gray- Best All Around Player; and Ali Armstrong- Most Improved Player

July 15—Employees of the Dennis Rigsby Construction Company have been working on enclosing the rear of the old Kentucky Pants Factory for the South Central Kentucky Cultural Center.

July 16—Chris Houchens and Sarah Guss, juniors at Barren County High attended the State Teen Leadership Conference held at Berea College. Rebellee Sharp accompanied the students as their sponsor.

July 17—New officers for the Barren County Bar Association were selected. Jeff Sharp was elected president; Ron Hampton will serve as vice-president and John Rogers as secretary-tresurer.

July 17—The HIseville Cardinals were County Champions of the Tee Ball Tournament. Team members were: Tasha Hurt, Jason Cross, Josh London, Matessia Winchester, Bo Jessie, Dusty Phillips, Will Scott Bauer, Anthony Phelps, Brandon Harlow, Robert Bauer, Benji Moore, and Dennis Cross.

July 19—Two new businesses open in Glasgow. The Plumbing and Electric Supply opened at 200 North Liberty Street. David Mercer and Steve Ritter offer many years of electrical and plumbing experience. Hometown Heating and Cooling opened at 201A Happy Valley Rd. Owners and operators Don and Bonita Swick will be serving customers in Barren, Metcalfe, and Monroe County.

July 23—Bekah Lyons, daughter of David and Joy Lyons and student at Park City Elementary, was the 2nd grade state winner of the “Writing for Agriculture” contest sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

July 24—Angela Bruton of Munfordville was crowned 1992 Miss Barren County Fair. First runner-up was Christina Grace McClendon of Burkesville. Second runner-up was Monique Kelien of Elizabethtown.

July 24—Tim Stutler II, associate pastor at Glasgow Bible Church will be ordained to the ministry Sunday, July 26th. Pastor Bob Bunnell will give the ordination challenge and Angela Mills Stutler will bring special music.

July 27—The local chapter of the International Federation of Trekkers, The U.S.S. Barren, presented the YMCA with a contribution for the scholarship fund. Mary Beth Siddens represented the club.

June 30—Dr. Melissa B. Dennison has opened her practice of pediatrics in the offices of Dr. Leticia Bravo. Dr. Dennison’s husband Ken is a radiologist at the TJ Samson Community Hospital.


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