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October 1978

Glasgow Daily Times

October 1, 1978 – Festival Time at Red Cross Elementary School. Proceeds will go to buy 8 air conditioners for classrooms.

October 2, 1978 – AD – Security Savings – 5 ¼% per annum passbook – 5 ¾% three month certificate of deposit. And 8% for an 8 year certificate of deposit.

October 3, 1978 – Now accepting applications for Heck’s Glasgow Location. (Corner of By Pass and Cleveland Ave.)

October 4, 1978 – BCHS Homecoming Queen Candidates – Alma Dean, Gina Pickett, Alicia Turner, Joni Williams, Penny Gosnell, Mary Loftis, Wende Bruton, Dana Bradshaw, Lisa Harp, Paula Hammer, Kelly Wilkerson and Tracy Rowe. (Alma Dean was crowned Queen).

October 5, 1978 – Gamaliel Baseball Coach, Sonny Oliphant, remains in stable condition in ICU of Bowling Green/Warren County Hospital after receiving injuries in an automobile accident on Sept. 10.

October 8, 1978 – Phillip K McCoy has been promoted to Foreman in Eaton’s Heat Treat Dept.

October 9, 1978 – Convention Center Groundbreaking is set for Thursday, October 12. Gov. Julian Carroll will be attending.

October 10, 1978 – Former Glasgow Police Chief, Carlton Smith, dies at age 70.

October 11, 1978 – AD – Liquidation Sale at M & B Supply Co. in Tompkinsville. Items priced to sell – 1/3 off last year prices.

October 12, 1978 – Peoples Bank of Cave City and New Farmers National Bank announce merger negotiations.

October 13, 1978 – Charlie Bunch, of BCHS and Ricky Wood of GHS, are named Golden Helmet Award Winners for the week.

October 15, 1978 – Supt. Albert A Hawkins announces the retirement of three Mammoth Cave National Park employees – Leslie Burnett, Martin Lloyd Cook and Haskel Skaggs.

October 17, 1978 – Dr. C T Woodward, Glasgow Chiropractor, has been elected Chiropractor of the Year by members of the Kentucky Association of Chiropractors.

October 19, 1978 – Cave City to Honor Brian Doyle, New York Yankee, who let the Championship Club in World Series hitting.

October 22, 1978 – WOVO/Jaycee Haunted House opens this weekend in the old Bradford Hardware Building on S. Green Street. (Now US BANK).

Tommy High joins Hatcher and Saddler Staff in a full time position.

October 23, 1978 – Lewis Button has been added to the sales team at Preston Ropp Chevrolet in Glasgow.

Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Brooks are the new owners/operators of Barren River Sports Center on 31 E South. Glen Alexander was the former owner.

October 25, 1978 – Homewood Convalescent Center presents “Let Her Ride”. Ten members of the cast are Homewood residents.

GHS Homecoming Queen Candidates – Maria Mitchell, Christy Aldridge, Charlotte Demunbrun, Carolyn Redford, Kim Kennedy, Robin Kinslow, Giovanna Pedicini, Darla Chambers, Tammy Wells, Joy Marsh, Debbie Lane and Jeanie Nelson. (Christy Aldridge was the winner).

October 27, 1978 – AD – Showing at Cinema I & II – “Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band’, Foul Play. Showing at the Star – The Last Hard Men and Damien Omen II.

October 29, 1978 – Projects concerning construction of a boat ramp near Austin and a loan for National Health Corporation are to be considered by BRADD at its next meeting. (Both were approved).

Football News – Scotties hold Russell County for a 16-8 victory. Trojans blast Warren East 26-6.

October 30, 1978 – Three local students are WKU candidates for Homecoming Queen – Rita Young, Joy Billingsley and Cheryl Jo Potter.


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