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March 1, 1973 – AD- Two free candy bars – No Jelly- by Peter Pan – with each $3.00 gasoline purchase at ASHLAND.

Republican – Hiseville Cardinal Chatter by Trudy Hughes – Thursday night, the FFA held their annual FFA Father Son Banquet. Miss Shelia Bowles is the Chapter Sweetheart. Other awards went to Lewis Bauer, President of the chapter, Richard Byrd and Randall Coomer. The FFA sponsors are Mr. W A Rock and Mr. William Jones.

March 3, 1973 – The game Thursday night was Austin Tracy’s last for the season and forever, the school will consolidate with Temple Hill to form Barren County High next fall. Coach was Bill Reece. Chuckie Turner, was the only Senior Eagle.

March 5, 1973 – Named to the all District’s All tournament team were Damos Williams and Steve Holdy of Allen County, Chuckie Turner of Austin Tracy, Billy Owens, of Temple Hill, Mike Mitchell of Park City, Harold Landrum of Hiseville and Les McDonald, Ed Massey and Dick Keffer of champion Scottsville.

March 6, 1973 – Dr. and Mrs. Phil Whiteside had a sailboat delivered to their home on Seay Street this week. They won the boat on Feb. 25th in Bowling  Green after they registered in a fund raising campaign for the Port Oliver Yacht Club.

March 7, 1973 – Herby Moore announces plans to open Wondering Woods.

March 8, 1973  - Republican – Mike H Goad is named the Production Manager of the Glasgow Publishing Corporation, which publishes the Glasgow Republican and Glasgow Daily Times.

March 9, 1973 – The annual Vacation Show at Central Shopping Center is in progress. Boats, motors, campers and other vacation equipment is being shown.

Opening today in Glasgow is the Log Cabin Nursery and Garden located on Hwy. 31 E North just past the golf course.

March 12, 1973 – “Hillbilly Weddin” will be presented by the Red Cross PTA March 16 and 17th. Lee Huffman, Alton Hawks, and Mavis Barrick are three of the actors in the presentation.

March 14, 1973 – Glasgow Lions Club are making plans for the 1973 Pancake and Talent Show.

March 15, 1973 – Republican – The Mt. Herman Feed Mill was completely destroyed by fire early Sunday morning. The 40 x 50 ft. building on Hwy. 63 was owned by Roger Myatt and Denton McPherson. It was partially covered by insurance.

March 16, 1973 – Girl Scout Week is celebrated in the area. Leaders for area troops included Mrs. Bob Poynter, Mrs. Don Knueppel, Mrs. Neil Connell, Mrs. Carol Kjellmark, Mrs. Judy Messick, Mrs. Betty Barbour, Mrs. Kenneth Gentry, and Mrs. Virginia Denton.

March 19, 1973 – Area Servicemen include William E Cash, John C Davis, Larry L Hawkins, Richard Curtis Harris, Lindberg Hayes, William T Ferrell and Steve m Thornton.

March 20, 1973 – Three Extension Homemakers from Barren County represent a record for the Mammoth Cave Area and State Assoc. Mrs. Mitchell Bertram, Mrs. Charles Proffitt and Mrs. Phillip McCandless are the only  area and county in Kentucky to have three members to serve on the State Homemakers Association board.

March 22, 1973 – William O “Bill” Alexander, has been selected “man of the year” of the Volunteer State Association of Refrigeration Service Engineers Society. Bill, a former resident of Glasgow, was employed here for eight years and operated the Bill Alexander Appliance Service for 11 years. The Alexander family moved to Nashville in 1967 when Bill became building engineer for WLAC-TV.

March 22, 1973 – Genesco opens in the Happy Valley Shopping Center. Larry Lyons is the manager of the local store.

March 26, 1973 – Susan Holder is the new manager of a new fabric store now open at Central Center, Monique Fabrics. Ruby Jeffries is the assistant manager,  and Irene Nuckols, Gail Bush and Peggy Barrett are also employees.

March 28, 1973 – Ribbon Cutting ceremonies are held for the New Houchens Market in Central Center. Bernard Lawrence is the manager.

March 29, 1973 – Mrs. Martha Madison’s Dance Studio presents a program to the Glasgow Ladies Matinee Musicale. Participants included Meg Alexander, Kelly Lynch, Laura Beth Richardson, Sondra Williams, Lisa Kelsey, Tiffany Robison, Linnie Sauldin, Anne Barton, Angela Mills Motley, Debbie Richie and Kathy Barton.

March 29, 1973 - Republican – Political announcements include Benny Dickinson running for City Prosecutor, John Sam Cheatham running for B C Magistrate and J C Eaton, Jr., running for Barren County Coroner.

A new CPA partnership has been formed in Glasgow. Gregory, Taylor and Rutledge is located on S. Green Street. Owners are Hubert Gregory, John M Taylor and Charles E Rutledge.








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