May 1, 1987 – Arthur L Higgins has been appointed Distribution Manager of Sorensen Industries.
May 3, 1987 – AD – Houchens – Rump Roast $1.98 lb, Field Wieners, one pound pkg. for $1.38. Bounty Paper Towels, 70 cents single roll, and Del Monte Vegetables two for 89 cents.
May 3, 1987 – Barren County Boy’s Track Team will be gunning for the 7th straight District Championship.
May 4, 1987 – BCHS Prom Royalty was Melinda Renfro and Chris Kingrey.
May 5, 1987 – Donnie Owens will be the new GHS Basketball Coach.
Russell Franklin retires from Sorensen after 22 years of service.
May 6, 1987 – Houchens in South Gate Shopping Center opens with Joe Stephens, manager, Roger Geralds and Keith Troxall as Assistant Managers.
May 7, 1987 – AD – Minit Mart opens in Temple Hill.
May 8, 1987 – A group of about 300 persons met at Temple Hill’s gym to express their Hwy. 63 concerns.
M & M’s won the Glasgow Recreation Department Post season volleyball tournament – Renee Cassady, Sharon Taylor, Laurie Garrett, Alma Dean and Beverly Simon.
May 10, 1987 – Miss Bethany Paige Furlong, two year old daughter of Randy and Paula Furlong, of Cave City, won the title of Miss American Girl.
May 11, 1987 – Reid Britt, of the Haywood Missionary Baptist Church, recently received a diploma in educational ministries from Southern Baptist Convention.
May 12, 1987 – Glasgow City Council approves grant to build a new plant in Industrial Park for the firm which purchased Mallory – RTE-AirVox.
May 13, 1987 – Dr. Charles Roberts is reinstated as Metcalfe County School Supt. by Circuit Judge Shelley Riherd.
May 14, 1987 – “The Wizard of OZ” will be presented at Austin Tracy Friday night. Four of the characters include Jamey Wells as Tin Man, Leslie Wininger as Dorothy, Barry Britt as the Lion and Dwayne Rice as the Scarecrow.
May 15, 1987 – The Old Ritterhouse Restaurant, located on31 E North has opened. Owners are Jim Langdo and Larry Goode. Lou Newsome is the Assistant Manager.
May 17, 1987 – Gillie Hyde Ford Chrysler is pleased to announce the addition of Rhonda C Duvall to their sales staff.
May 18, 1987 – AD – Hay Day, Saturday, May 23 at Charles David Smith Farm – Free Demonstration of Rakes, Disc Mowers, Conditioners sponsored by Harley McCoy Implement Co.
May 19, 1987 – Denny, Brian and Blake Doyle are coming home to Cave City Saturday to hold a baseball clinic.
May 20, 1987 – State candidates visit Glasgow prior to the upcoming primary – Brereton Jones, Paul Patton, Steve Breshear and Alice McDonald.
May 21, 1987 – Barren County Fiscal Court gave first reading to an ordinance Wednesday approving an operating budget of 2 ½ million dollars for the coming year.
Mrs. Ethel Gilley was the winner of Ms. Senior Citizen out of 10 counties participating. She is a member of the Glasgow Senior Citizens Center.
May 22, 1987 – The First Baptist Church on S. Lewis Street will celebrate their 12 Anniversary on May 24th.
May 27, 1987 – Barren County gave Wallace Wilkinson the kind of majority he would need yesterday in pulling off one of the biggest upsets in Kentucky’s election history overwhelming John Y Brown.
May 28, 1987 – A reception honoring Wendell J Branstetter will be held Sunday at the Summer Shade Elementary School.
May 29, 1987 – C. Paul White, retired Manager of Glasgow Electric Plant Board, died Thursday night at TJ Samson Community Hospital.
May 31, 1987 – 2nd Annual Glasgow Highland Games concluded today at Barren River Lake State Park.