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Tuesday, 16 November 2010 15:53

October, 1980

October 1, 1980 – Dr. Lamon Gray, director of National Cancer Society and president of James Graham Brown Regional Cancer Center in Louisville will be the guest speaker of the Glasgow B & PW Club.

October 2, 1980 – Temple Hill Class of 1970 held its tenth reunion at Holiday Inn.

Calvary Baptist Church will celebrate its 20th anniversary Sunday, October 5. David Trimble, a student at Campbellsville College is the interim pastor.

October 3, 1980 – Ground is broken for Cleveland Manor Apartments to be constructed on Cleveland Avenue near Hecks.

SCRTC celebrated its 30th anniversary during the 1980 annual meeting at Barren County High School.

Unemployment drops to 7.5% in September. Wholesale prices were down 0.2% in September.

October 5, 1980 – Second anniversary of the Arts and Crafts Fair was held despite rain. Sandy Novosel won the art Contest. Mrs. Virginia Ruggles took first place in the craft competition with a patchwork quilt.

October 6, 1980 – GHS Homecoming Queen Candidates are Darla Chambers, June Morgan, Leona Johnson, Paige Guance, Mary Wells, Kim Hall, Heidi Kjelmark, Lisa Gumm, Davonna Wilson, Carol Childers, Jackie Warren and Debra Pickett. (Carol Childers was the winner).

October 12, 1980 – Recent weddings include Marcia Bybee and Charles Dillingham, Charlotte Carder and Kenneth Hawkins.

October 13, 1980 – Ray Branstetter of Horse Cave has entered upon his duties as a director of the Burley Tobacco Growers Coop. Association.

October 17, 1980 – There are six candidates for the Barren County School Board.  Tony Turner, Christine Key, William Jones along with incumbents Billy Gray, Kenneth Simmons and Harry Jewell.

Temple Hill Pep Club officers are Brad Ward, Melissa Depp, Angie Nichols, Sandra Bybee, Cynthia Fields, Tina Hood and Amy Scott.

October 19, 1980 – The county’s oldest resident, 108 year old Lucy Ann Ward dies at her home.

October 20, 1980 – BCHS Homecoming candidates are Kim Garrett, Devona Matthews, Tracy Bartlett, Demetria Gosnell, Lisa Thomas, Bobbie Peden, Penni Bruton, Tracy Rowe, Cheryl Williams, Stacey Shipley, Joni Williams and Mary Loftis. (Mary Loftis was crowned queen).

October 22, 1980 – Cattle in Barren County are being tested for brucellosis, a disease which damages the animal’s reproductive organs. About 5000 have been tested, with two positive cases.

October 26, 1980 – Members of Mr. Matthew’s social studies class voted in a mock election last week at Glasgow Junior High. Jimmy Carter won with 207 votes, Ronald Reagan had 175 and John Anderson had 18.

October 27, 1980 – Retired Monroe County School Supertendent Darrell Carter was honored with a “Roast” Saturday night at Tompkinsville High School.

October 28, 1980 – Advanced copies of Barren County Heritage, a pictorial history of Barren County, have arrived in town. Woody Gardner and Cecil Goode were co-editors. (We still have copies of that book for sale at the Cultural Center, plus copies of the latest Barren County Family History book. Great Christmas gifts)



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