Glasgow Daily Times
October 2, 1988 – Homecoming Queens – Shea Dunn at Barren County, Kellie Gillenwater at Monroe County and Gretchen Pollum at Glasgow.
October 3, 1988 – Steve Jolly is sworn in as the new Barren County Deputy Sheriff.
October 4, 1988 – New Farmers Bank will build a new Cave City Bank at the corner of First and Broadway in Cave City.
October 5, 1988 – Pan Osten holds ribbon cutting at their new plant in IDEA Park.
October 6, 1988 – Glasgow Scottie Band won Grand Champion at Laurel County Marching Band Contest plus first place in their class.
October 7, 1988 – Football News – Scotties shutout Russell County Panthers 22-0. Monroe County downs Metcalfe County 22-6. Trojans lose 37-3 in triple overtime.
October 9, 1988 – Efforts continue in getting donations for Museum of the Barrens, to be built at the Fort Williams site.
October 10, 1988 – Susan and Dr. Jim Thurman are elected South Green Elementary School PTO Presidents.
October 11, 1988 – Washington Apparel is going to reopen five apparel plants, according to Gov. Wilkinson – Elkton in Todd Co., Franklin in Simpson Co., Glasgow and Cave City in Barren County and Gamaliel in Monroe County.
October 12, 1988 – Edmonton High School Class of 1952 held its 35th reunion at Barren River Lodge.
October 13, 1988 – Michelle Burgess, UK Freshman has been elected UK Lady Kats Cheerleader.
October 14, 1988 – Players of the Week are Jason Gumm of GHS, Mark Elmore of BCHS, Chris Bunta of Metcalfe County and Jon Ross of Monroe County.
October 16, 1988 – Barren County Deputy Kenneth Stephens is sworn in on Saturday.
October 17, 1988 – A monument is dedicated in Frankfort Sunday honoring Burnis Skipworth, long time staff member of the Dept. of Fish and Wildlife.
October 18, 1988 – St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church will host a Mexican Feast on Wednesday. Tickets are $4.
October 19, 1988 – Lt. Rex Foster and Lt. Leland Hogue were honored by the Glasgow Fire Department for 25 years of service.
October 20, 1988 – Christmas Parade this year will have a change in parade route. It will form at Glasgow High School and end at College Street.
October 21, 1988 – Retired Owner/Operator of Glasgow Trading Center, Joe Lee Travis, dies at age 75.
Metcalfe County Board of Education Candidates meet for forum – Dale Westmoreland, Fowler Branstetter, Donnie Shaw, Greg Perkins and Chester Spradlin.
October 23, 1988 – President Ronald Reagan spoke to a packed house in Diddle Arena Friday.
October 24, 1988 – Maye Elmore mixes up a batch of Cornbread for the annual Bean Soup Day sponsored by the Glasgow B & PW Club.
October 26, 1988 – AD – Houchens – Fresh Ground Beef 98 cents pound, Red Grapes 59 cents pound, Northern, All colors, Toilet tissue $1.09 for four rolls.
October 27, 1988 – Glasgow’s SKY has recently placed 2nd in Glasgow Parks and Recreation’s Volleyball league – Renee Cassady, Beverly Simon, Teresa Nelson, Butch Cassady, Dan Martin and York Nunn.
October 28, 1988 – Hart County Tobacco Festival is planned for October 28 and 29 at the Bale Tobacco Warehouse.
A new business in town – Custom Touch Cleaners, Columbia Ave. Owners William Young and Steve Murray. (Now for sale).
October 31, 1988 – AD – Thee Satin Shoppe – 7 miles south of Glasgow off Siddens Road at Garrett’s Hideout on Barren River Lake – New shipment of Fabrics, Satins and Tricots.