Tuesday, 25 February 2014 10:16

February 1994

Glasgow Daily Times

Feb. 1, 1994 – The US Army Corp of Engineers will begin collecting recreation user fees for swimming beaches and boat launching ramps at many of its day use areas this year including many at Barren River Reservoir.

February 2, 1994 – Christy Bowman, daughter of Gerry and Becky Bowman, holds the distinction of being the last homecoming queen crowned at Temple Hill. Temple Hill and three other middle schools will form the new Barren County Middle School next school year.

February 3, 1994 – BCHS Homecoming Queen Candidates are Christy Harvey, Lisa Hawkins, Jamie Jones, Andrea Botts, Ashley Bellamy, Andrea Glass, Jaime Bush, Shawna Shelton, Angie Wood, Angie Glass, Jolene Youngster, Emiley Wyatt, Cheyenne hurt and Robin King. (Jolene Youngster was crowned 1994 Queen)

Citywide recycling will being on Feb. 21 with the recycling truck follow the daily route of the garbage truck.

February 7, 1994 – The Beautification Committee of the Glasgow Barren County Chamber of Commerce has selected the offices of Dr. James Thurman and Steve Wilborn as outstanding.

February 8, 1994 – Chamber banquet highlights – 1st Outstanding Community Service Award to Bill James. Ernie Awards to Brian Dale, William Twyman and Billy Ray. Dorothy McCubbins won the Athena Award.

February 9, 1994 – Heidi Coleman and Mark Shive are named Homecoming Sweetheart and Homecoming Beau at Metcalfe County High School.

February 11, 1994 – ICE STORM – The worst ice storm in over 40 years hit much of Kentucky last night leaving millions of dollars in damages and thousands without electricity.

February 13, 1994 – Thousands are still without power. Outside crews help local utility firms re-establish service.

February 14, 1994 – Power still off for thousands as work continues to return power. Emergency shelters are set up at Hatcher and Saddler, YMCA and T J Samson Community Hospital. Also A F Crow and National Guard Armory were available but not used.

February 15, 1994 – Kentucky National Guard helps local farmers with milking chores. Schools will resume in City and County tomorrow.

February 16, 1994 – After a three day break from school following last week’s ice storm, Barren County students returned to class Wednesday with a 92.8 attendance percentage.

Karen Glover was sworn in as the newest Barren County Board of Education member to fill the seat formerly held by her late husband, Greg.

February 18, 1994 – Mrs. Gail Hardin, Special Education Teacher at BCHS, has been awarded a $1,000 mini grant by Very Special Arts of Kentucky.

February 20, 1994 – Renovations continue on the 60 year old Camp Rotary located near Temple Hill. Judge Benny Dickinson and a number of other “old scouts” have formed a group called “Rotary Scout Restoration Foundation”.

Feb. 20, 1994 – Betty Crow retires from R R Donnelley & Sons.

GHS Senior Jessica Staten was one of three area students honored by the Kay Bledsoe B &PW Club in their observance of Black History Month. Others honored were Reggie Hayden of Barren County and Miegan Hatchett, of Caverna.

February 24, 1994 – The City of Louisville has loaned a truck mounted Knuckle boom to help clean debris throughout the city and county following the ice storm.

The 1994 Ice Storm did not stop the wedding of Duane and Nicki Robertson Collier on February 11, 1994. Their wedding story was told in a Glasgow Daily Times edition.

Ray Birge and Mary Smith were crowned Valentine King and Queen at Glasgow Health Care.



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