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August 1, 1973 – Ft. Run Man Killed when truck plunges off bridge on the Oil Well Road. Toby Pedigo, 46, was dead at the scene. Passenger Tommy Gosnell was admitted to the hospital in fair condition.

August 1, 1973 – Ft. Run Man Killed when truck plunges off bridge on gust 6, 1973 – Women’s Region III All Tournament teams includes Kathy Goin, Brenda Boyd, Sandy Duvall, Punkin Webb, Patty Sue Sutherland, Lois Holmes, Susan Riherd, Mary Kay Owens, Jackie Clemmons, and Jane Young.

August 3, 1973 – Sidewalk days begin in Glasgow today!

August 7, 1973 – Ed Hickey resigns as Barren County School Superintendent. He will become Supt. of Crittenden Co. Schools at Marion.

August 8, 1973 – The first Little Miss Barren County Fair Contest was held and the winner was Kelly Profit, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Profit.

August 10, 1973 – Tyra K Vaughan is the new Miss Barren County Fair.

Caverna Cheerleaders attend camp at Tennessee Tech. They are Caryn Bennett, Anna Coffey, Angela Overstreet, Gaye Manship, Robin Williams, Vicki Woods, and Sheryl Zielke.

August 15. 1973 – AD – Watsons – Girls Dresses and Jumpers - $7.99; Ladies Smart Casual Shoes - $9.99. Belts 1.99 and Handbags $4.99.

August 15, 1973 – Mr. and Mrs. Buren Carder, Route 1, Oakland celebrates their 50th anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. M W (Chunk) Green celebrates their 60th anniversary.

August 17, 1973 – Billy Joe Moore is chosen to replace Charlie Neville on the Barren County Board of Education.

A new Junior Bowling association for Glasgow has been formed – Old Ky. Home Junior Bowling Association.

August 21, 1973 – Four new bus routes are developed to serve the new Barren County High School. Drivers are Dexter Richey, Foy Wyatt, George Thompson and Don Lancaster.

Volunteer of the month at T J Samson Community Hospital Ladies Auxiliary is Sue Jenkins.

August 22, 1973 – Mark Wallace, a Glasgow 14 year old who only recently took up fishing claimed his first big bass this week when he took a largemouth in the 5 pound range from Barren Reservoir in the Peters Creek section.

August 23, 1973 – Sears employees won a day trip to Memphis. The Glasgow Store had the largest increase over quota assignment for a six week period of sales. They are Margaret Kinslow, Elizabeth Calvert, Sue Bowles, Linda King, Lois Mullins, Joyce Wyatt, Kenneth Wheeler, Randall Thompson, Marshall Broady, Jim Clement, Lawrence Kirk, Larry Murphy, Bill Thomas, Barbara Fox, Irene Hyde, Lou Pendygraft and Leland Crump.

August 24, 1973 – Dollar Store will have dedication and open house of their new Scottsville Headquarters Sunday.

August 27, 1973 – Jimmy Spivy and Joe R Hatchett are promoted to Foremen at Eaton Corporation’s Axle Division.

August 29, 1973 – Dr. Cornell Clark was named as the new Barren County School Supt.

August 30, 1973 – Emergency ambulance service furnished by local funeral directors in Barren County has been extended through December 31, 1974. Local funeral homes had sent letters to County Judge Burchett and Mayor Twyman stating they would terminate ambulance service as of Dec. 31. 1973. Glasgow and Barren County will have to establish their own ambulance service after 1974.

August 31, 1973 – Post B of the TPA held its annual family picnic Thursday night at the American Legion fairgrounds. Over 800 persons were served.



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