December 1, 1978 – Connie Lyon is the first customer for the Glasgow/Barren County Jaycees Annual Christmas Tree Sale.
December 3, 1978 – 40,000 sq. ft. area in rural Barren County is soaked with gasoline when a tank truck overturned and began leaking.
December 4, 1978 – The Cystic Fibrosis Bike A Thon held recently brought in $1.035. Elsie Gass is the local fund director.
December 5, 1978 – Lt. Col. Lee Roy Nunn, Jr., has been designated as the next Alaska District Engineer, responsible for the US Army Corp of Engineers, Civil Work and Military Construction in Alaska.
December 6, 1978 – Basketball News – Scotties won over Taylor County 59-52, Barren County rallies to win over Allen County 65-55 and Caverna over Edmonson County 86-63.
December 7, 1978 – 14 year old Stoney McKinney wins four awards Saturday night at Kentucky Mid State Appaloosa Horse Club.
December 8, 1978 – Open House at the new Community Medical Center Building, Sunday, December 12 at 1300 N. Race Street. The offices of Dr. E Gary Hogan and Dr. John Marsh along with Community Drugs, John Chaney, Pharmacist.
December 9, 1978 – Sheryl Crumpton is crowned Barren County Basketball Homecoming Queen.
December 11, 1978 – Funeral services will be held Wednesday for Paul E Biggers, Jr, 48, Glasgow businessman, who died suddenly in West Palm Beach, Fl.
December 12, 1978 – The 1968 Class of Hiseville High School held their 10 year reunion at Copper Frog. 28 of 59 class members attended.
December 13, 1978 – AD – Hecks – Lectra Socks $6.98 pair, AM/FM Clock Radio $23.99, Regal Poly Percolator $6.99 and Baseboard Heater, $28.88.
December 14, 1978 – Shortest legislature session in history is held Wednesday – lasting only 2 ½ hours, due to record flood waters plaguing Frankfort.
December 15, 1978 – Jaycees name Bobby Richardson, Bobby Steenbergen and Vaughn Frey as Outstanding Young Men.
December 17, 1978 – Anniversaries – Mr. and Mrs. Roger Pritchard. Mr. and Mrs. C P Harlow, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Walter Wiley, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Houchens and Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Barrick.
December 19, 1978 – Tuesday Night on TV – NBC – Bear Who Sleep thru Christmas, Once Upon a Starry Night, and Mac Davis Special. CBS – Paper Chase, The Millionaire. ABC – Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley, Carpenters, A Christmas Special and Starksy and Hutch.
December 20, 1978 – Jeff Martin accepts the Burnis Skipworth Youth Sportsman of the Year at Barren River Rod and Gun Club’s Christmas dinner.
December 22, 1978 – T J Samson Hospital employees and visitors were treated to a Christmas Open House sponsored by the T J Samson Hospital Ladies Auxiliary.
December 24, 1978 – Eastern Elementary School presents the Christmas Program “A Heavenly Fantasy”.
December 26, 1978 – Dennis Reed Stockton is sworn in as a Kentucky State Trooper.
December 27, 1978 – The Raymond Melton home at Etoile was completely destroyed by fire Tuesday night. No one was injured.
December 28, 1978 – Austin Tracy 8th grades have won five of its seven games to date. Players include Rico Rosado, Jeff Hogue, Jeff Harp, Johnny Bell, Billy West, Darran Hagan, Richard Watson, Greg Johnson, Jeff Richey, David Carter, Phillip McGuire and Coach Richard Howell.
December 29, 1978 – AD – Bargain Land Warehouse – 31 E By Pass and Cleveland – Royster Bldg.- Year End sales, Clocks $4.99, Golf Balls $5.95 a dozen.
December 31, 1978 – AD – Paper Doll, Happy Valley Road, Year End Sale – All fall and winter merchandise ¼ to ½ off.