Tuesday, 25 February 2014 10:14

February 1984

Glasgow Daily Times

February 1, 1984 – Glasgow’s own Bill Luster was the speaker of Thursday’s Noon Rotary Club meeting.

February 2, 1984 – Tonight on ABC – John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, Hollywood’s hottest couple in GREASE, and 20/20 with Hugh Downs and Barbara Walter and NewsCenter 13 with Barbara Dubszak.

February 5, 1984 – Funeral services will be Sunday for 72 year old Glasgow resident Buel Foster who died Friday from injuries received in an auto accident earlier in the day.

February 6, 1984 – The biggest snow of the year hits the Glasgow area when as much as five inches in part of the Commonwealth. The Glasgow/Barren County Chamber Annual banquet has been postponed due to the weather.

February 7, 1984 – Glasgow native Joetta Harlow is among a 34 member mission team which left today for Jamaica in the West Indies.

February 8, 1984 – The Barren County Board of Education voted to explore the feasibility and implementation of a three level diploma program BCHS Students.

Trigg Curd, II, Cave City U S Postal Clerk retired last week. He waited on his longtime friend, Byron Wilson, also a retired postal carrier.

February 9, 1984 – Two founding members of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church will be honored Sunday. Mrs. Phil Wells and Mrs. Adele Rosenbergen.

February 13, 1984 – Rev. and Mrs. B O Edwards, Sulphur Well, recently observed their 63rd wedding anniversary. Rev. Edwards, who is 84, still serves four churches in Hart, Green and Cumberland Co.

Cal Turner, Sr. is recognized for 45 years of service to the Dollar Store.

February 14, 1984 – New Farmers Bank opened their new Commerce Banking Center and the first customer was Larry T Shirley. The Center is located on Hwy. 90 and Reynolds Road.

February 15, 1984 – Dr. James A Bloink recently joined Dr. C T Woodward at his Glasgow Chiropractic office.

BCHS Freshman are 15th District Champs – Danny Lyons, Mgr., Benji Roemer, Max Rigsby, Douglas Bailey, Brad Johnson, Jeff Shirley, Jason Peden, Coach Danny Hardin, Terry Thompson, Mgr., Doug Jones, Doug Lloyd, Bill Carver, Todd Harris, Daron Bush, Denny Rush, Jason McGuire, Mgr. Team Mgr. Tony Morgan is absent.

Jim Wesley, greenhouse manager at Greenleaf Nursery, was the guest speaker at the Glasgow Barren County Farmers Market meeting.

February 19, 1984 – Investigation is underway of the Glasgow Memorial Gardens located on Happy Valley Road.

Gaye Walker, Marla Underwood, Gayle Morrison and Vicki Bunch are four of the new employees at the Commerce Banking Center, the 7th branch of New Farmers Bank.

Construction is underway at the new Arby’s restaurant on Knob Road. The restaurant is expected to open by April 1.

February 19, 1984 - Area servicemen – Takashi M Watkins, Leslie N Coop, Duane B Hellums, Danny C Jones and Kenneth Petty.

February 22, 1984 – Glasgow Southern States store receives the “Operation Image” award in recognition of the overall excellence of the local store. R L Thompson, Southern States Regional Staff presented the award to Manager Tommy Richardson.

February 23, 1984 – Barren County Pre-Trial Release Officer Ronnie Lee Wilson was arrested Wednesday on charges of embezzling over $14,000 of state and county funds.

February 24, 1984 – Glasgow Hardware dealer Bobby Richardson made the most of his birthday by showing up at this noontime meal dressed in a tuxedo. Folks who eat at Geo J’s about the same time each day saw that he had a birthday cake – Mary Jean Caldwell, Joe McKinney, Mary Wilkinson, and Clyde Young.

February 26, 1984 – LaNetta L Clark is the winner of the 1984 Chevette given away by the Caverna Athletic Boosters. The car was donated by B R Carver Chevrolet Buick in Cave City.

February 28, 1984 – State Arson Investigator M P Stephens is investigating a case of arson in the 2nd degree which occurred at Hiseville City Hall. According to reports, someone placed a cardboard box, which was then set on fire, near the rear of the building.

February 29, 1984 – The Bon Ayr charge of the United Methodist Women met at the home of Mrs. Garneita Squires, Feb. 21. Eight members attended included Grace Smith, Wilma Allen, Jane Barrick, Anna M Gray, Evelyn L Lyons, Melba Richardson and Cleo Sledge.

February 29, 1984 – Laundromat is now open for business on Happy Valley Road adjacent to Martin Ins. Co. It is owned and operated by Clyde and Ramona Martin.



Who's Online

We have 978 guests online

Today is Sandy Corbin Day!!

WCLU Weather

°F | °C
Humidity: 49%
62 | 87
16 | 30
64 | 89
17 | 31