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February 1964

Feb. 3, 1964 – The Barren County Day Nursery for Retarded Children opened today with a total enrollment of 10 children ages 6-13. It is the first of the kind in the county as well as the state. Mrs. Lois Terry will be the instructor. It is located on McGrah off of Columbia Ave.

February 5, 1964 – Happy Valley PTA celebrates Founders Day. Officers helping are Mrs. Glyna Barret, Historian, Mrs. Les Toms, 2 VP, Bill King, President, Mrs. Phil Clements, Devotional Chairman, Mrs. P K James, Secretary, Mrs. Margie Kinslow, Treasurer, Mrs. Carroll Holmes, 1st VP, and Carter Hooks, Principal.

Feb. 6, 1964 – American Music Month in Glasgow is proclaimed by Mayor Lynn B Mayfield. Mrs. Louis Power and Mrs. Henry Royse, of the Ladies Matinee Musicale were there for the signing.

Feb. 7, 1964 – Bunche PTA celebrated “Founders Day”. Joe Bush, president of Bunche PTA, Mrs. Aloenia Stockton, secretary, and Russell Conley, teacher at Bunche accepts the charter from Curtis Williams.

The Badger team is the Champion of the Little League Big Ten. Coach was Kenneth Motley.

Fred Troutman wrote a column for the Glasgow Daily Times called Trout Lines.

February 11, 1964 – Brownie Scouts of Troop 74, HVES, presented toys and recordings they collected for the Barren County Nursery for Retarded Children. Adult leaders were Mrs. Margaret Crawford and Mrs. Mable Oaks.

February 12, 1964 – Hiseville High School Homecoming festivities were held with Carol Ann Ford being crowned Queen by Captain Roy Lee Meadows, Crown Bearer was Donnie Pedigo, and Flower Girl was Ruth Karen Froggett. Attendants were Bonnie Bow, Junior and Betsy Newberry, Sophomore.

Glasgow Lions Club holds Ladies’ Night at Lera B Mitchell Clubhouse. President Ralph Palmore and First Lady greet member J B Galloway and his lady, along with Dr. and Mrs. William H. Bryant, and Mr. and Mrs. Joe L Goodman.

Feb. 13, 1964 – Demolition continues on the Barren County Courthouse.

Feb. 14, 1964 – Judge James E Gillenwater proclaims FFA Week. Local FFA presidents include Melvin Perkins, HHS, David Wood, PCHS, Jerry Wood, THS. and Roger Spann, ATHS.

February 19, 1964 – Principals of the six schools in the Barren County School System met and prepared checks for 5 charitable fund raising drives – Heart, Cancer, Red Cross, Easter Seals and March of Dimes. They were W L Gardner, PC, Frank Newberry, HHS, Kenneth Sidwell, AT, David Montgomery, TH, Wayne McKibbin, Eastern and Taylor Mc Coy, Red Cross.

Feb. 20, 1964 – FFA Week is observed at Austin Tracy High School. Officers are Terry Jackson, reporter, Kenny Bush, treasurer, Kenneth Berry, VP, Dale Spann, President, Eddie Whitlow, Secretary and Wayne Davis, Sentinel.

Hiseville FFA Officers are John Colliver, VP, Melvin Perkins, President, Richard Botts, Secretary, Randall Franklin, Treasurer, Jerry Kinslow, Reporter and Steve Matthews, Sentinel.

Park City FFA Officers are Gary Gillon, VP, David Wood, President, Larry Toohey, Secretary, Donald Depp, Reporter, Roger Boles, Sentinel and Neil Allen, Treasurer.

Temple Hill FFA officers are Billy Elliott, VP, Jerry Wood, President, J D Basil, Secretary, Johnny Miller, Treasurer, Danny Simmons, Sentinel and Freddie Lawson, Reporter.

February 21, 1964 – Kentucky Business School started another class in Kentucky. Students include Blanche Hatcher, Rebecca Evans, Avis Dudley, Linda Franklin, Irene Hyde, Marie Lyons, Ernestine Beals, Diane Lloyd, Janet Smith, Moena Sadler, Leonard Philpot, Marlene Forbes, Dorothy Lewis, Mary McNamara, Julie Mattingley. Mrs. Burchett, Instructor, Joe Hurn, Director. Bill King was the guest speaker for the opening night exercises.

Feb. 24, 1964 – Rebecca Dockray, 17 year old Park City Senior was crowned Basketball Homecoming Queen at Park City. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Siddens.

February 25, 1964 – Edmonton Younger Women’s Club has style show. Models included Judy Wilson, Betty Wilson and Teresa Bell.

Feb. 26, 1964 – Glasgow’s business area continues to grow and the latest new store to open is Gambles – The Friendly Store on E. Main Street next to the Plaza. Guy Perkins, Sr. and his son, Guy, Jr. with Mrs. Perkins, Sr. assisting. A complete line of auto accessories and home appliances.

February 27, 1964 – Mrs. H W Jolly receives the Glasgow Garden Club Award given annually for garden design improvement. She received the award at the first meeting of the Garden Club held in the new Lera B Mitchell Clubhouse.

February 28, 1964 – Mrs. Dearing’s class Cheerleaders are Julie Simpson, Terri Thum, Vickie Reagan, Martha Dean and Carla Pursley.



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