OCTOBER 1972 PDF Print
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October 2, 1972 – Mark Adams is new the president of the Temple Hill 4-H Club. VP is Deb Jones, Sec-Treas. Is Lona Sue Harlow, Reporter is Donna McCubbin, Songleader is Cheryl Harlow, Recreation Leader is Vickie Jones, Devotional leader is Karen Williams, and Parliamentarian is Danny Bacon.

Sixty youngsters participated in the annual Punt, Pass and Kick Contest sponsored by the Glasgow Recreation Department and Gillie Hyde Ford-Mercury.


October 4, 1972 – Martha Ford, LPN, is the September employee of the month at Homewood.


October 5, 1972 – The 12th graduating class of the Dale Carnegie course received their diplomas at ceremonies held at Barren River State Park.


October 6, 1972 – One of the first deer kills with a bow since the opening of the season on October 1 was recorded by Earl Jones, Stewart Drive, Glasgow.


October 9, 1972 – Two local doctors are elected as Charter Fellows in the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Daryl Harvey and Dr. Russell Starr.

The Eaton Corporation has begun training men for work in the truck axle plant to open soon.


October 10, 1972 – GHS Homecoming Football Queen Candidates are Gloria Wininger, Connie Williams, Brenda Oaks, Carole Holmes, Laurie Sibalich, Lisa Wilson, Indy Redford and Jean Leech.


October 11, 1972 – Mrs. Mary Stovall Mitchell is Glasgow’s new meter maid succeeding Mary Lois Ellis who moved to Bowling Green.


October 12, 1972 – a robbery occurred Wednesday night at Colonel Sanders Fried Chicken in Cave City with approx. $200 reported as missing.


October 16, 1972 – AD – Glasgow IGA – Kleenex Tissue 19c box, RC Colas, 5 28 oz. bottles $1.00, Bananas 10c lb., and whole hog sausage 69c pound.


October 18, 1972 – 26 Railroad cars derailed at Park City this morning at 5:30 a.m. causing extensive damage. Hoping the line will be open through Park City by nighttime.


October 20, 1972 – Mrs. Faye Starr was named woman of the year by the Glasgow B & PW Club.


October 24, 1972 – Peggy Furlong was the winner of the television set given away by downtown Merchants during Moonlight Madness.


October  25, 1972 – Debbie Gossett is crowned Metcalfe County Homecoming Queen Friday night. The Hornets won their game over Edmonson County 44-0.

Janice James was crowned Homecoming Queen at Park City High School. Joe Moore crowned Miss James assisted by James Greene.


October 27, 1972 – 1972 4th District Farm Bureau Queen, Mr. Teen Age Farm Bureau, and Talent contest was held in Bowling Green. Roger Barrick won the DIV. II Talent contest, Dennis Smith was named runner up in the Mr. Teen Age Farm Bureau contest, and Karen Williams represented Barren County in the Queen Contest.

The 80 year old First Baptist church on Lewis Street was destroyed by fire. Damage was listed as $100,000.


October 30, 1972 – Veterans Day Parade was held in Glasgow on this day!


October 31, 1972 – AD – Goodman Oldsmobile Cadillac – Value Rated used cars – 72 Olds 98 $4795; 69 Cadillac Coupe Deville $2995; and 62 Olds 98 four door $295.


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