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October, 1970

October 1, 1970 – Hubert D. Gregory, CPA and John M. Taylor announced today that they had formed a partnership, known as Gregory & Taylor, CPAs, located at 211 S. Green Street in Glasgow.

October 5, 1970 – Mrs. Charles Proffitt is named Mammoth Cave Area Extensions Homemaker Association President.

Punt, Pass and Kick winners, age 8-13 are Mark Myers, Lowe Prescott, Charles Poynter, Jeff Johnson, Greg Motley and Todd Travis.

October 6, 1970 – Belle Taylor, Chairman of Barren County Arthritis Drive was presented a check by Eugene Kingrey, VP of Glasgow 5 Watt Club and Ray Green, Club Treasurer.

October 7, 1970 – New employees are now at Shirley Furniture – Jimmy Poore, Marlin Witcher and Mike Shirley.

October 8, 1970 – 14 members of the Glasgow Waiting Wives Club met at the home of Cindi Goslee. They included Betty Adwell, Anita Stringfield, Shirley Dilley, Jo Ann Nichols, Suzanne Alexander, Jean Lyle, Rita Woodson, Brenda Stringer, Connie Faulkner, Jo Doris Fentress, Sybil Fleming, Jean Neal, Cindy Goslee and Pat Webster. (These were wives of soldiers serving during the Vietnam War.)

October 11, 1970 – Open House is held for the new R R Donnelley Plant. William Lachias is the plant director.

October 12, 1970 – Grand opening continues of the new Kroger. Idaho potatoes, 10 lb. bag, for 69 cents, 5 lb. Kroger Flour, 38 cents, and Rib steaks, 88 cents a pound.
October 12, 1970 – Area servicemen serving our country include Porter Willoughby, William R. Tarry, Terry E. Thomas, Jimmy L. Williams, Ronald M. Lyles, Harold Duffer, Victor Richey, Leslie Dean Pedigo, and Wayne Sturgeon.

October 13, 1970 – Glasgow High School candidates for the 50th annual homecoming celebration include Rita Davidson, Claudia Pichardo, Gina Sandefur, Miriam Underwood, Neva Kinslow, Denise Lile, Bonnie Hudson and Cynthia Harrison. (Bonnie Hudson was crowned Queen).

October 14, 1970 – AD- Goodman Olds-Cadillac, 214 N. Race street in Glasgow,  announce the addition of Datsun to their fine line of cars. Datsun 1200 Coupe $1786, 510 four door sedan $2170, Rugged Pickup $1966, Family Wagon $2400, and Z car $3671.

October 19, 1970 – Young Rich Alexander celebrated his third birthday at a family dinner at the home of his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Geneva Albany.

October 20, 1970 – Rev. Wallace Thomas will be the guest evangelist at the Bethel Methodist Church. Rev. Thomas Omer will preside over the dedication of the new Sunday School annex of the HIseville Christian Church.

October 22, 1970 – Donnie Bennett, central office equipment installed for GTE has completed an advanced course at Automatic Electric Co.

October 26, 1970 – Mrs. David Smith, Temple Hill, is the recipient of the Glasgow B & PW Club, Safe Woman Driver of the Year award.

October 27, 1970 – Reconstruction work on County Road 1445, Bishop Road, is now underway.

October 28, 1970 – Getting ready for the grand opening of Houchens #38 in Park Ave are employees Dave Thompson, Roger Whitley and Jimmy Ferrell.

October 29, 1970 – GHS Junior Class President is Stephen Biggers, Sophomore president is Mark Biggers and Freshman president if Rock Halleron.

October 30, 1970 – 32,000 sq. ft. of construction burned to the ground early this morning when Big G Fertilizer burned. It was called the biggest fire in nearly 20 years.

October 31, 1970 – Mayor Luska Twyman signed a proclamation making November Mental Retardation Month. Those present for the signing are Mrs. Carol Coffey, President of Barren County Association for Retarded Children, Bill Ramsey, President of Glasgow Jaycees and Daryl Proffitt, VP of Temple Hill Teens who Care.



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