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January, 1971

January 4, 1971- Michael David Neal is the first baby born in Barren County in 1971. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Clayton Neal, Route 3, Edmonton.

January 5, 1971 – Park City News – Mrs. Bertha Turner spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Joe Duvall and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Arterburn of Glasgow visited Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Denton Sunday. Miss Kendra Sue Sartin spent Sunday with Renee Duvall.

January 6, 1971 – Mike Chamberlain and Charles Neville are sworn in as members of the Barren County School Board by Judge Dale Burchett.

Robert M. Conkin submitted his letter of resignation as Principal of Tompkinsville Elementary School to the Monroe County Board of Education.

January 7, 1971 – Construction is underway on the new modern low rent housing project located on Jefferson Street in Glasgow.

AD – Treat yourself with delicious Kurley Q French fried potatoes at Tastee Freeze on Columbia Ave.

January 8, 1971 – The annual Christmas party of the Harmony Homemakers was held at the Country home of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Read.

January 11, 1971 -  Stephanie Runyon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Runyon, won the Little Miss, a younger B & PW sponsored event.

January 12, 1971 – Final census records for 1970 are released showing Barren County Population at 28, 677.
January 13, 1971 -  John Rogers’s Cub Scout troops met at his home and celebrated his 9th birthday. Those present were Brad Calvert, Gary Harrison, Carroll Knicely, Jr, Kevin Redford and Terry Wood.

January 14, 1971 – Mrs. Billy Froggett visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bennett Rich at Echo. Mrs. Amos Bardin and Mrs. Robert Lessenberry were in Bowling Green Tuesday.

January 15, 1971 – Gospel Festival at Park City High School Gym January 23rd featuring the Oak Ridge Boys, The Singing Rambos, The Stamps Quartet and more. Advance admission is $2.50. At the door is $3.00.

January 18, 1971 – Over 1100 fans packed themselves in Temple Hill High School’s gym Friday night for the showdown between Temple Hill and Glasgow Basketball teams. Temple Hill won 66-59 over the Scotties.

January 19, 1971 – The Golden Anniversary Meeting of the Glasgow Barren County Chamber of Commerce was held at the National Guard Armory. The new President installed was J. B. Galloway.

January 20, 1971 – AD – Investors! Home seekers, call or stop in today and find out more about our two latest listings! Modern five room home for only $6,500, Also a three bedroom, living room, bath and kitchen with large den, bedroom and drive in basement. E. B. Terry School district $16,000. Bailey and Grissom Realtors.

January 22, 1971 – Little League Board President Ralph Palmore, presided at the group’s regular meeting Thursday night at Glasgow Recreation Center. Other members are Kenneth Motley, Harry Pardue, James Tolle and Ed Albany.

January 25, 1971 – Plans are revealed for New Farmers National Bank’s new main building on Columbia Ave. at the corner of Grand Ave.

January 26, 1971 – The New Salem Stitch and Chatter Club met at the home of Mrs. Henry Ellis. Present were Mrs. Anna May Botts, Mrs. Ethel Miller, Mrs. Iola Weaver, Mrs. Edna Ruth Bartley, Mrs. Louise Furlong, Mrs. Marjorie Wiley, Mrs. Johnnie Walker, and Mrs. Pauline Ellis.

January 27, 1971 – Ernie Myers resumed his studies at Western Monday after undergoing an appendectomy at the TJ Samson Community Hospital early last week.

January 28, 1971 – 4-H officers at Temple Hill are Melanie Bowman, President, Dennis Pitcock, VP, Danny Bacon, devotional leader, Mike Harlow and Donna McCubbin, Recreation Leaders, Vickie Jones, Song Leader, Deborah Jones, secretary-treasurer and Lanna Harlow, reporter.

January 29, 1971 – A Little Theatre organizational meeting will be held Monday at Glasgow Holiday Inn. The Ladies Auxiliary of the Samson Community Hospital is sponsoring the Little Theatre and the first production is planned for April.




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