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February, 1981

February 1, 1981 – The Barren Metcalfe County Ambulance service gets $40,000 for construction of a new headquarters for the service.

February 2, 1981 – Governor John Y Brown revealed for the first time publicly the state’s road program for the next five years and as expected, Highway 90 East in Barren County was not on the list.

February 3, 1981 – Harold Armstrong has announced the opening of his new firm, Armstrong and Associates at 402 Happy Valley Road.

February 5, 1981 – A fake bomb which was used in an extortion attempt on Citizens Bank & Trust, South Green St. office, will be sent to the FBI Laboratory in Washington, DC to be analyzed.

February 6, 1981 – Lisa Witty scored what is thought to be an individual school record of 32 points for Glasgow High School girls’ basketball team in their win over Edmonson County 71-51.

February 10, 1981 – Members of Glasgow Reds were the winners of the Glasgow 6th Grade Championship. Players include Jeff Garmon, Chris Thomerson, Phil Ward, Jr., John Crenshaw, Steve Rascoe, James Neal, John Benningfield, Marty Martin, Shawn Rigsby, Joey Botts. Coaches were Jerry Botts and S Y McCoy. Mangers were Bo Ferrell and Spencer Botts.

Carl l. Simmons has been called as the pastor of the Coral Hill Baptist Church.

February 13, 1981 – A banner flew over Glasgow Friday expressing Valentine greetings. It read “Be My Valentine, SARA JANE! Philip”
February 17, 1981 – Mr. and Mrs. Preston Gooden were the only two archers to be winners in the Kentucky Indiana Archery Tournament held here in Glasgow this past weekend.

February 18, 1981 – Recent Births include Brandenburg Wells Carner, Angelia Nichole Garrison, Chauncey Julius Graham Bush “C J “ and Susan Nicole Siddens.

Danny Gibson and Marshall Bailey are the new owners of the Buick Pontiac GMC dealership in Glasgow. The two purchased the interest of Ed Peterson.

February 19, 1981 – Steve Garrett, Metcalfe County native, is the new plant manger of the Western Kentucky Coca Cola , Glasgow Division.

A special party was held this week at Kentucky Pants Company for Mary Louise Borders who has worked at the plant for 45 years as of March 3.

February 22, 1981 – 72 year old Roy Hardin is taking skating lessons at the new skating rink in Glasgow.

February 23, 1981 – Norma Vance is the employee of the month for February at Barren County Health Care Center.

Jeff Rutledge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lyndal Rutledge will exhibit his art work at the Weldon Library during the month of March.

February 25, 1981 – The exchanges of Bonnieville, Buffalo, Canmer, Cave City, Center, Hiseville, Magnolia, Summer Shade and Temple Hill will now have private line services with the signing of a $4.3 million electronic service contract by South Central Rural Telephone Cooperative.



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