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March, 1970

March 2, 1970 - Richard Haynes, Steve Nuckols,  and Danny Buckingham were top award winners at Park City High School’s FFA Banquet.

March 3, 1970 – A color TV set in the basement dent of the home of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Motley, burst into flames Monday around noon causing heavy smoke damaged the six room brick residence. No injuries.

Hiseville and Glasgow open the 15th District Tournament tonight. Hiseville players include Danny Honeycutt, Gary Botts, Billy Vance, James Stockton, Roger Morgan, Mike Howell, Bruce Bunch, Jerry London, Mike Spillman, Jerry Love, Russell Ray, and Joe Morgan, Bobby Sturgeon, Coach and Phil Higdon, asst. coach. Scottie players listed were Bill Buford, James Ellis, Jerry Eubank and Gary Sandefur.

March 5, 1970 – Willie France is named Park City Police Judge by Gov. Louie B. Nunn.

The old Coca Cola plant building on Front Street has undergone extensive remodeling and will offer office space on the ground level and two efficency apartments upstairs. Owners are Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Moore.

March 6, 1970 – Allen County wins the 15th District Tournament. Glasgow was the runner up. Scottsville Pointer Cheerleaders won their competition.

March 10, 1970 – World Day of Prayer is held at First Presbyterian Church in Glasgow.

March 11, 1970 – Former Barren County Sheriff Clifton Wells, 54, died this morning at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, TN.

March 13, 1970 – A remodeled home on Columbia Ave. houses the new Trinity Baptist Church. Rev. Frank Longino is pastor with Charles Turner as assistant.

March 17, 1970 – The interior of the Cave City Dollar Store was extensively damaged by fire early this morning. Origin of the fire is unknown.

March 18, 1970 – Candace Wood Steen is one of the models in the Easter Fashion edition of the Glasgow Daily Times. Al Hawks, Debbie Stephens, Teresa Tinsley, Becky Bartley and Patsy Wood were others.

The Metcalfe County High School Cheerleaders were selected as the winners of the 1970 4th Regional Tournament Cheerleading Award – Tamara Branstetter, Becky Bartley, Betty Minor, Cathy Bowles, Anne Hodges, Martha Branstetter, Rita London. Sponsor was Mrs. Ruth Ennis.

March 19, 1970 – Plans are unveiled for the new Chamber of Commerce building to be constructed on W. Main Street where the City Parking lot is now located. (Now B B & T)

O. H. “Herbert” McFarland was the first patient to be admitted to the new modern nursing home facility located on North Jackson. (NHC)

March 23, 1970 – Rook Tournament winners at Dry Fork Sportsmen Club were Dick Childress and Bobby Brown. Runners up were Jesse Hale and Mrs. Geraldine Mutter. Pitch Tournament winners were Ellis Brown and Parker Tracy. Runners up were Vaudie Russell and Raymond Russell.

March 24, 1970 -  Max Martin is named the manager of Burger Chef on the Happy Valley Road.

Community service plaques were presented to S. E. Terry and A. W. Ross by Hiseville Lions Club President Bob Sturgeon. Door prizes were won by Mrs. Rollin Peden, Mrs. Clyde Phillips, Mrs. Mitchell Bunch and Mrs. Danny Bowles.

March 25, 1970 – Area servicemen include Ola J. Jeffries, Charles E. Ward, William L. Shader, David D. Smith, Roger D. Morgan, and Herman L. Keys.

March 26, 1970 – The sale of the Glasgow Ice Plant was completed Tuesday when Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Groce purchased the plan from Mrs. L. T. Risen, Mrs. Bill Risen, and Mrs. Mitchell Borders.

March 27, 1970 – Excavation is prepared for the foundation of Liberty Street Elementary Schools’ library addition.

Spelling Bee Winners at North Warren Elementary School are Allen Studle, Leslie Cole, Joe Estes, Ramona Smith, Charles Ground, John Hatcher, Rita Motley and Randy East.

Industry Appreciation Week in Glasgow – Industries included Carnation Co., Swift & Co., Supreme Mills, Coca Cola, Southern Explosives, Furlong Iron Works, Farm Services, Pace Concrete Products, Mallory Capacitor, Glasgow Publishing Corp., Cumberland Bedding, Glasgow Fertilizer, McMurtrey Read Mix Concrete Co., Glasgow Chip, Straders Dairy, Tyson Bearing, Kentucky Pants Co., P Sorensen Co., Sewell Harlin Lumber Co., Glasgow Foods, Inc, R R Donnelley & Sons opening soon, and National Wood Products.


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