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June, 1991

June 2, 1991 – ABC is planning to visit Barren River Lake State Park to film “America’s Funniest People” this month.

Rollin Faulkner is honored by South Central Bank as he retires with over thirty years of banking experience.

Shoopman’s Radiator and Towing Service reopens at 320 Reynolds Road following a recent fire.

June 4, 1991 – Glasgow City Council O.K.’s a $7.4 million dollar budget. This budget calls for a 5% cost of living pay increase for all city employees according to Mayor Charles Honeycutt.

Don Allen Skelton, Jr, has been named Monroe County Boys High School Basketball Coach.

June 5, 1991 – Barren County School Board gives teachers a salary increase ranging from 7 to 7.8%.

Several hundred people remained away from their homes today following a 32 car CSX train derailment just north of Cave City Wednesday afternoon. No injuries reported.

June 6, 1991 – Teachers retiring from the Barren County School System are Nancy Button, 29 years, W. A. Rock, 33 years, and Elizabeth Ford, 30 years.

William Earl Bowles and Lyron Wiley have both retired from the Eaton Corporation.

After 43 years, Mitchell Borders is retiring from the monument business. His son, Bob, will continue to operate Borders Monument on S. Race Street.

June 9, 1991 – June anniversary celebrations are observed by Mr. and Mrs. Garland Slayton, 44 years, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Moran and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Dickson, celebrating their 50th, Mr. and Mrs. James Norris, 45 years, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lane Travis, 35 years and Mr. and Mrs. James Pierce, 30 years.

June 11, 1991 – Heather Thomsen is elected as president elect of the State Federation of B & PW’s Club of Kentucky.

June 12, 1991 – GHS’s stadium is named “Hank Royse Stadium” following the adoption of a resolution by the Glasgow Board of Education.

Glasgow ICF Director of Nursing Doris Oliver retires after 36 years of state service.

Larry Wilson is sworn in as Barren County’s New DARE officer.

June 15, 1991 – Former Governor A. B. “Happy” Chandler dies at age 92.

June 16, 1991 – Dr. Steve Webb joins the staff at Glasgow Animal Clinic.

June 19, 1991 – The Glasgow High School Class of 1919 held their reunion at Glasgow Inn with 12 of the 51 graduates attending.

June 20, 1991 – Lazar Beatty is the newest member of the Glasgow Kiwanis Club, being sponsored by Red McDaniels.

Joseph Leech, Dan Foutch and Joe Johnson were named “Paul Harris Fellows” at the Glasgow Rotary Club’s annual spouses night dinner at Barren River Lodge.

June 23, 1991 – A huge celebration is planned for the 50th anniversary of Mammoth Cave National Park as a national park.

June 24, 1991 – Horse Cave Theatre opens its 15th season with J. M. Barrie’s Scottish comedy, “What every woman Knows”.

June 25, 1991 – Dr. Melissa Walton Shirley joins the association of the practice of Cardiovascular Diseases with Dr. Jim H. Whiteside.

June 26, 1991 – Miss Nancy Bradley is crowned Miss Metcalfe County Fair during the County’s annual fair.

Two Glasgow girls recently returned from attending the US Space and Rocket Center Space Camp in Huntsville, Al. 11 year old Angelia Pickett and 12 year old Allison Stokes spent an exciting week at the camp.

June 27, 1991 – Carol Ann Manion has been named principal at Eastern Elementary School replacing W. A. Rock who is retiring.

Metcalfe County Library receives a new bookmobile. St. Librarian and Commissioner Jim Nelson were in town for the ribbon cutting ceremony.

June 30, 1991 – A ribbon cutting ceremony was held celebrating the opening of Smith Siding and Remodeling at 109 Ensminger Drive. The business is owned and operated by Randal and Robert Smith.


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