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Wednesday, 17 November 2010 07:31

November, 1970

November 2, 1970 – The school bond is the biggest local issue in tomorrow’s local election. A proposed tax levy of 5 cents to 15 cents per hundred of assessed valuation is being asked for to finance a new Barren County Central High School. (Bond issue was defeated 1396 to 1169, a 227 vote difference.)

November 3, 1970 – 12 deluxe cottages are under construction at Barren River State Park, with an average cost of each cottage being around $32,000.

November 5, 1970 – John R. Gray is the manager for JC Penney’s replacing Al Hawks, who was transferred to Mt. Airy, NC.

Barren River All conference football team includes from Temple Hill, Ricky Martin, Gerry Bowman, Tony Richey, Keith Troxall and Ronnie Perkins. From Hiseville are Danny Honeycutt, James Howard, James Stockton, Joe Morgan and Terry Wilson. From Park City are James Cooper, Larry Carter, Steve Denton, James Wood and Gary Childress. Gamaliel players were Danny Page and Eddie Crowe.

Kentucky Fried Chicken opens in Cave City.

November 9, 1970 – Miss Emily Alice Russell, Glasgow High School graduate, is the 1970 Homecoming Queen at George Peabody College in Nashville.

November 10, 1970 – Glasgow’s new Optimist Club was officially chartered Saturday night. D. B. Parker is president of the local club.

November 11, 1970 – Mrs. Pat Norville Webster has been notified that her husband, Captain George K. Webster has been wounded in Vietnam. Condition is serious but not critical.

Recently elected Mr. and Miss Austin Tracy were Chuckie Thomas and Connie Devasher.

Western Hilltoppers plan an exhibition game in Glasgow. Local players from this area include Jerry Dunn, Rex Bailey, Jim McDaniels and Clarence Glover.

November 12, 1970 – Army Veteran Harry Cook is presented the Bronze Star over 20 years late by Major R. P. Berlejung. Cook earned the medal during WW II in Italy.

M & M Shell Service opens on Happy Valley across from the Central Center Shopping Center. Robert Morgan is the manager.

November 16, 1970 – Former Glasgow Mayor and local businessman, Earl Walbert dies on Saturday night.

November 17, 1970 – “Downtown Days”, a special four day sale promotion is being planned in Glasgow. Three managers planning the event are Bob O’Brien, of J. J. Newberrys,  Steve Jones of Lermans, and Emanuel Lapidus of Bernards.

November 18, 1970 – The Pink Carousel on Park Avenue is now under new management. Doris Bow is the owner and operator along with Marjorie Estes, Tommie Harlow, Charlotte Howard and Debbie Davidson.

November 20, 1970 – AD – Coming soon across from Central Center Shopping Center – “Burger Queen”.

November 24, 1970 – Opening day average is $73.29 on the Glasgow Tobacco Market.

November 25, 1970 – Woman of Achievement Award for 1970 is presented to Ledean Hamilton at the Farm City Week Banquet. Calvin Scott received the Outstanding Farmer of the year award. Jack Crowner of WAVE TV was the guest speaker.

November 27, 1970 – The all new modern Park City State Bank opened for business on Friday.

November 30, 1970 – The Barren River Rod and Gun Club has under  construction a new picnic shelter on their clubgrounds.




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