May 1970 PDF Print
Thursday, 10 June 2010 06:34

May, 1970

May 4, 1970 – A new 9 hole three par golf course at Barren River State Park and the Mammoth Cave Wax Museum officially opens in Barren County.

May 5, 1970 – Winners of the Lucky Ladies League at Scottie Lanes were Underwood Beauty Salon team members Betty Underwood, Lucille Underwood, Maxine Underwood, Shirley Estes and Zelma Underwood.

Runners up were Cablevision Team Annette Albany, Ruth Jean Sharp, Clarice Martin, Georgia McGonagall and Debbie Mills.

May 6, 1970 – Durwood Haynes presents three of his pupils, Ginger Miller, Sharon Murray, and Sara Jane Porter in their Senior Recital.

May 7, 1970 – Col. Sanders Ky. Fried Chicken on Knob Road is now in full operation. Employees are Manager Bill Estes, Assistant Mgr. Jimmy Wilkinson, and Pat Button, Dorothy Gore and Blondell Duvall.

Ledean Hamilton was the fisherman of the day on Sunday while catching the only keeper of the day. She caught a 1 ½ pound crappie fishing from a houseboat.

May 8, 1970 – Non violent demonstration protesting President Nixon’s policy of the war in South East Asian is held at WKU.

Lois Lynn Holmes is the SKAC Singles Tennis Champion. She won over friendly rival Janice Ross of Caverna. 
May 11, 1970 – Austin Tracy Honor Students include, Gaye Mutter, Sandra Norris, Marlene Woodcock and Jimmy Goodman.

Hiseville Honor Students are Sondra Richardson, Derrell Crenshaw, Donnie Colliver and Bobby Richardson.

Glasgow Education Association officers are President Karl Weis, Roscoe Saltsman, VP, Virginia Massey, Secretary and Marianna Irving, Treasurer.

May 13, 1970 – Honor Students at Temple Hill include Jackie Brown and Maria Helen Smith.

AD – S & S Texaco – Where you can trust your car to the Man who wears the Star – 211 South Broadway, Franklin Shaw, Owner.

Cheerleaders at Glasgow High School for the coming year include Claudia Pichardo, Bonnie Hudson, Neva Kinslow, Beverly Crow, Denise Lile and Gina Sanderfur.

May 14, 1970 – Winners of the National Library Week Poster Contest at Tompkinsville Elementary School were Debra Graham, Carla Carter, Shelia Pettitt, and Freddy Strode.

May 15, 1970 – Temple Hill Bulldogs under the Coach Jim Lindsey wins the District Baseball Tournament. Ronnie Perkins was the winning pitcher. Other players include Donnie Owens, Keith Troxall and Tony Richey.

May 18, 1970 – Glasgow City Council approves ’70 tax rate of 28 cents per $100 property accessed.

Barren County 4-H officers for 1970 are Gerry Bowman, President, Dennis Pitcock, VP, Melanie Bowman, Sec-Treas., Jane Nuckols, Reporter, Loretta Martin, devotional leader, Lanetta Clark, Song leader and Mike Harlow, Parliamentarian.

May 19, 1970 – Barren County Board of Education voted unanimously to place the decision to have a new county school on the ballot.

May 20, 1970 – Tompkinsville Honor Students are Valedictorian Bonnie Marcella Odle and Salutatorian Joe Terry Davis.

The new addition of T. J. Samson opens. Board of Trustees are Brice Leech, J. C. Downing, John Terry Mitchell, L. Rogers Wells, Sr., Glen Ropp, W. D. Aspley, Eddie Norris and Eugene Abell.

May 25, 1970 – Alida Akers won first prize of the 9th annual GHS Art Fair held at Holiday Inn.

AD – A & P – Jane Parker Apple Pie 49 cents, Semi boneless ham 77 cents a pound, strawberries 59 cents quart and Pillsbury cake mixes three for $1.00.

May 28, 1970 – Construction continues on Back Street converting the previous narrow street into a regular boulevard.

Local Newspaper Headline – Barren County Jail Found in Need of Repair by state – Architect says the only answer to the jail is the building of a new one. County Judge was Dale Burchett.

Graduation exercises are held for students of First Presbyterian Kindergarten and Nursery School students Kim Hayes, June Morgan, Julie Collier, Darla Messick, Marla Reneau and Terry Denham.



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