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Thursday, 12 May 2011 08:28

May, 1971

May 3, 1971 – AD – Remember her on Mother’s Day with a gift from Polly’s Dress Shop, Happy Valley Shopping Center.

May 4, 1971 – Kindergarten Pupils from PowerHouse Kindergarten performed song routines this morning on the terrace of the Barren County Courthouse lawn accompanied on the piano by Mrs. Louis Powers.

May 5, 1971 – Glasgow Businessman, Carlos High was honored by the Glasgow Recreation Department and Little League Board for 13 years service as treasurer of the group.

Area Servicemen  - Randall Cook, Freddie Reneau, Donnie Perkins, James F Beckner, David Bewley, Kelly Curd and James Gentry.

May 6, 1971 – Honor Students at Hiseville High School are Sheila Faye Reece, Valedictorian (Now Sheila Pruitt, Big Meadow Oil), Bonnie Jean Green, Salutorian, Sarah Craddock, 3rd and 4th is Gary Taylor Botts.

May 7, 1971 – Mrs. Vernolean Atnip says “Thanks” to her many customers of the past 37 years as she retires from her beauty shop on W. Washington Street.

May 10, 1971 – The Davis and Son Fruit Market on Columbia Ave was totally destroyed by fire in an early morning fire.

May 11, 1971 – Mrs. Homer Church, former teacher at Hiseville High School, was the guest speaker at the Hiseville FTA banquet. Club President Eddie Wilson presided at the dinner meeting.

May 12, 1971 – After 23 years at Western Kentucky University, Mrs. Garnett Allen will graduate as an education major. Mrs. Allen, the mother of six children and a grandmother of 1 has been at Western periodically since 1948. Following graduation, she will be a teacher at Red Cross Elementary School.

May 14, 1971 – Mrs. Willard Polson was honored at a potluck supper at the Glasgow at the Glasgow United Methodist Church. She is retiring after 23 years as Church Secretary.

May 18, 1971 – Honor students at Temple Hill High School are Kay McGuire Sewell (Now Davis), Valedictorian, Bonnie Kay Martin, Salutatorian, and Randy Lee Payne received the third highest rank in the class.

Austin Tracy Honor Students are Kenneth Kidd, Valedictorian and Kenneth Jones, Saluteatorian. Park City’s top students are Maria Logsdon and Jane Holman, Caverna ‘s top students are Debra Combs and Dennis Davis, Metcalfe County’s top students is Brenda Branstetter, Gamaliel’s were Judy Cherry, Valedictorian and Sandra Smith, Salutatorian while Tompkinsville’s top student was Marietta Froedge.

May 21, 1971 – Thomas Foster has been appointed manager of the F. P. Williams Co.

May 25, 1971 – Barren, Hart, and Simpson Counties are hit by destructive storms. The area around Goodnight and Poynter’s Lake were hit by high winds.

May 26, 1971 – The new S & H Redemption Center will open tomorrow at 129 Park Avenue. Sally Cosby is the store manager.

James E Roddy is named Personnel Manager of the Glasgow Manufacturing Division of R R Donnelley.
May 31, 1971 – P Sorensen, a subsidiary of Gulf Western Systems Co. is celebrating its tenth anniversary in Glasgow this month.

Mrs. Belle Burks and Mrs. Lenette Amos announce their retirement from the Glasgow City School System.

Area Servicemen – Larry Perkins, John M. Branstetter, Jimmy Garmon, Jackie F. Wood, Daniel Finn, Charles Austin Goodman, III, and Larry J. Bunch.



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