December 5, 1968 – Construction begins on the new T J Samson Hospital Addition by James Norris Gray Const. at a cost of $1,523,974.00
Louis Power, Liberty Street Elementary Principal, will resign effective January 1. He is accepting a position with EKU in Richmond.
Arthur L Brooks, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Brooks, Cave City, was appointed Probate Judge of Fayette County.
AD – Tots and Teens Shop, 109 N. Green St. Dresses for the Holiday. First dress at regular price and the second dress only $1.00.
U S Air Force Major Rondell H. Stull recently completed his 100th combat mission over Vietnam.
December 12, 1968 – E J Fletcher is the new pastor of the Columbia Ave. Church of Christ.
Glasgow has been selected by the R R Donnelley & Sons Company to become the home of their newest plant.
Park City Homecoming Queen Candidates – Debby Jones, Sharon Friend, Peggy Madison, Marquetta Bellamy, Becky Elmore, Deloria Harlow, Andrea Borders, Gayle Smith and Pat Martin.
Lecta Woman, Mary Martha Hagan, is listed as missing since November 24.
December 20, 1968
Citizens Bank & Trust announces that a full service banking facility will be built near the intersection of Hwy. 90 and the By Pass. (Wall Street).
The Glasgow Locker Plant and Bestway Food Market are destroyed by fire on Wednesday. (Burkesville Road)
Roscoe Saltsman, former Happy Valley principal, has been transferred to Liberty Street Elementary. James Bell, Jr. will become the principal at Happy Valley Elementary School.
I-65 Section between Horse Cave and Cave City will open for traffic on Friday.
Jane Kenton Bowman, 14, is the Metcalfe County Winner of the Soil Conservation Essay Contest.
Space Derby Winners of Cub Scouts of Mammoth Cave Area are Chester Wayne Wilson, Allen Byer, H D Britt, Jr. and Tommy Highbaugh.
Construction is expected to being this month of a 30 acre shopping center to be located on Hwy. 90 near the By Pass. (Big Lots)
Kentucky’s 1st Wax Museum and third sky lift are to be located in the Mammoth Cave area.
December 27, 1968
Ordinance to work Glasgow City Prisoners is now law.
Early morning fire destroys a home in Summer Shade Community and kills three occupants and seriously injures two more.
W T Grant Company will open a large store in the new shopping center in Glasgow.
George Baker has received the Outstanding Dealer Award by Badger Northland, Inc., manufacturer of farm material and handling equipment.