May 1, 1977 – Gamaliel athlete Jeremy Joe Page received the “Ronnie Harvey” Award at Gamaliel High School Athletic Banquet.
May 2, 1977 – Guest speaker of Metcalfe County Beta banquet was Harold Chambers, who portrayed Miss Hedda Lettuce, New York gossip columnist. Melissa Walton sang a medley of hits from Broadway shows.
May 5, 1977 – A pair of young bison cows arrived in Barren County to live on the Cedar Crest farm in the Chestnut Grove community. The farm is owned and operated by J F Pace Const. Co. The bison join 50 head of swine, 40 head of sheep, 150 beef cattle, and 75 Holstein Dairy cows, a pair of mules, ponies, goats and horses. Charlie Walden is farm manager.
May 6, 1977 – Ice Cream Social is held at Glasgow Baptist Church for the graduating class of 1977.
May 8, 1977 – Growing Pains for a Growing City – Traffic is a problem in Glasgow. Councilman Bill Payne says Glasgow’s problem stems from the fact of two many cars and too many narrow streets.
May 9, 1977 – Anne Rush of Tompkinsville was the early leader in the girl’s regional golf tournament. Kathy May of Glasgow was second.
R R Donnelley has gone 500,000 manhours without a disabling injury.
May 11, 1977 – Julian Carroll will attend the opening of the Horse Cave Theatre June 10, 1977. He will attend the first performance of George Bernard Shaw’s “Candida”.
May 12, 1977 – Miss Debbie Harvey, a Senior Mass Communication major at WKU, has been selected as a participant in the Kentucky Administrative Intern Program for the Summer-Fall semester 1977.
May 15, 1977 – Bruce Layne’s 9th grade Civic Class Students at Austin Tracy will head for Washington, DC, Monday for an extended civics class.
Glasgow Garden Club hosts Open House at the homes of Dr. and Mrs. William Wells, Mrs. Jack L. Richardson and Mrs. Clifton G Follis.
AD – What’s New in Town – Uncle Herman’s Charbroil Sauce!
May 16, 1977 – 19 Kentucky Army National Guard Units including Glasgow Guardsmen will train in Camp Shelby, MS. for 2 week this month.
May 18, 1977 – Georgia Rhodes Disman is Young Career Woman of Kentucky. She received the local honor from her own club, the Kay Bledsoe B & PW Club.
May 19, 1977 – Jim Barton, Glasgow native, has returned to Glasgow to become business manager of Gillie Hyde Ford Lincoln Mercury.
Barren County is one of 77 high school districts to be allocated new kindergarten units by the Department of Education. The local county system will receive two units.
WOVO helps Austin Tracy students to raise money for their Washington D C Trip –Those involved include Janet Johnson, teacher and students, Rhonda Bush and Randy Raines along with WOVO Personalities Rick Douglas and Jay Turner.
May 22, 1977 – BCHS Girls Track Team members Joy Billingsley, Sherry Bruton, Julie Pendygraft and Lisa Shone won first place in the Class Double 880 medley relay Saturday at the State Track Meet in Lexington.
May 24, 1977 – Glasgow Common Council grants $5,000 for use in excavating the City’s own Ft. Williams.
May 25, 1977 – Barren County Judge Dale Burchett was returned to office in yesterday’s primary election. J B Key was the winner for Barren County Sheriff’s office in the Democratic primary.
May 26, 1977 – YMCA is ready to start their Ambition Program in Glasgow and Barren County at the new office on N. Broadway with the new director, Twig Gray.
May 27, 1977 – GHS Honor Students are Alicia Polson, Valedictorian and Elizabeth Rose Jackman, Salutatorian.
Billy Huffman resigns as General Manager of WCDS/WOVO Radio. Allen Denton, Assistant Manager will assume the duties of Manager.
May 30, 1977 – Johnny Cash is a surprise guest at Park City High School’s FHA Banquet held at Mammoth Cave’s Dining Room. Johnny, his son and a friend of John Carter, were staying at the Mammoth Cave Hotel and going to tour the cave. He was nice enough to come in and a few words and sign autographs.
May 31, 1977 – The Masonic Lodge and Nadine’s Café in Hiseville were completely destroyed by fire Tuesday morning.