Sun. May 31st, 2020

Community and Church Events Thursday, May 21, 2020 


Community and Church Events Thursday, May 21, 2020 

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and requirements for social distancing the annual Barren County Memorial Day service, sponsored by the Barren County Veterans Association, has been cancelled. Freedom Warrior and the DAV will be putting flags out for our veteran’s graves today.

The Boy Scouts and the Junior ROTC are unable to help this year so if anyone is willing to help please meet at the Glasgow City Cemetery at 12noon.  You may also pick up your flag for your veteran’s grave this Saturday from 9 to 12 noon at the location where the service is normally held for the Glasgow City Cemetery or Glasgow Memorial Gardens.

Due to the current Covid-19 Crisis, it is with a heavy heart that the Memorial Day ceremony at the Cave City Cemetery must be cancelled.  You may still decorate your loved ones graves but you must remember to do social distancing.

The Barren County Government Center will be closed this Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

Glasgow City Hall will be closed this Monday, May 25 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.  In addition the Glasgow Street Department, Glasgow Sanitation Department, Glasgow Transit Department will be closed.  The Landfill will also be closed this Saturday, May 23.

Monday’s garbage and recycling will be collected on Tuesday, May 26.  Please have all garbage and recycling at the curbside by 7:00AM.

Glasgow Transit System will return to the normal scheduled operation making all 21 scheduled stops beginning at 7AM and ending at 6:30PM on Tuesday, May 26.  All Covid- 19 rules are still in place.

The special called meeting of the Caverna High School Decision Based Council will meet June 15 at 3:30PM via Zoom.  For anyone interested in joining the meeting may contact the office for information on how to do so.

The Carol Bailey Memorial Community Medical Care 17th Annual Golf Tournament has been postponed until Wednesday, June 24 beginning at 8:30AM at the Fox Hollow Golf Club.  This is the main fundraiser for Community Medical Care. Field is limited to 96 golfers and entries must be in by noon Thursday, June 18. For more information call Jannell Pedigo at 629-1004 or Matt Shipley at 678-7277.

The 28th Annual Glasgow/ Barren County Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, June 26.  You must register by June 19.  For more information call the Chamber at 651-3161 or Ernie at 579-1724.

Community Action of Southern Kentucky’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program has been extended through June 30 due to the Covid- 19 crisis.  Applicants are required to supply a social security card or a residence green card, proof of all household members’ income, most recent heating bill or a statement from landlord if included in rent and the account number and name on the account of the main heating source.  Benefits are paid directly to the primary fuel vendor. For more information call 651-8171. 

T.J. Regional Health has implemented a local hotline staffed by registered nurses to help answer questions and respond to concerns related to COVID-19. If you are experiencing symptoms of a respiratory illness, please call before seeking treatment. The hotline number is 270-651-4400, and it is open Monday – Friday from 6 a.m. until 9 p.m. and on Saturday – Sunday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Volunteers are needed to help with meal service, clerical and office duties, housekeeping, errands, social visits and community events.  Any amount of time will do and flexible schedules allow you to lend a hand when you can.  Medical experience is not necessary to become a hospice volunteer.  To find out more about becoming a volunteer, please call T.J. Samson’s Hospice program at 270-651-4430 or visit

The South Central Kentucky Cultural Center has began a Capital Campaign with a goal to raise $50,000 to complete construction on the third floor, rework a section in the Military area to better display more military artifacts and update antiquated computer technology. You may donate in person at the Cultural Center; you may a donation by mailing your donation to PO Box 1714, Glasgow, KY 42142-1714, go to Cultural Center website and donate via Pay Pal or you may purchase a memorial brick for $100 and it will be engraved in memory of or in honor of a loved one and will be place in the entrance way at the museum.  Any amount donated is appreciated.  No donation is too small.

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