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June, 1971

June 2, 1971 – Famed Glasgow Doctor C C Howard, dies at age 83.

AD – Houchens – Bananas 10 cents pound, Potatoes, five pound bag, 47 cents, Field Wieners 69 cents pound package, Fresh Ground Chuck 85 cents pound, peas, beets and hominy, 10 cents a can.

June 3, 1971 – Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Payne celebrated their 59th Wedding anniversary on June 2.

Austin Tracy Class of 1961 holds their 10th class reunion at Jo Ann Foster Park. 18 classmates and their families attended.

June 7, 1971 – GHS tennis players Lois Lynn Holmes, Claudia Pichardo, Barrett Lessenberry and Phil Rutledge are participating in the State Tennis Tournament.

W H Pedigo, manager of the Kentucky Pants Company retires after 37 years of service. Bob Richard is the new manager.

June 11, 1971 – A blast off at the construction site of the Cumberland Parkway on Tompkinsville Road damaged the nearby home of Cordis Christy. No injuries reported.

June 15, 1971 – The top five winners in the recent Little League Candy Sales were Freddie Bull, Greg Motley, Daryl Knicely, Mike Harris and Scott Underwood.

June 16, 1971 – Glasgow Tobacco warehouse operator, Phil Wells, is elected President of the Kentucky Burley Association. Another Glasgow warehouseman, L. J. “Roy” Neuimester, declined to be nominated for the office of Secretary, a position he has held for the past 20 years.

AD – Special for Father’s Day, Thrift Box only $2.00 at Kentucky Fried Chicken, Knob Road.

June 17, 1971 – Monte Gray, Park City, showed the Grand Champion Angus heifer exhibition at the 4-H & FFA District Beef Show held at the Legion Fairgrounds.

Carol Nell Eaton celebrates her 6th birthday with a party for 18 friends at her home.

Temple Hill basketball star Donnie Owens has signed a full scholarship to attend Florida Junior College at Temple Terrace, FL.

Mrs. Mae Downing Austin has retired after several years of dedicated service to the children of Barren County. She started her first school at Flippin in Monroe County and ended at Red Cross Elementary School.

June 18, 1971 – Mike Leach, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Leach has assumed duties as a pharmacist at Leech & Davis Drugs.

Randall Coomer, a Junior at Hiseville High School was awarded 1st prize in FFA Dairy Achievement at the annual FFA Convention held in Louisville.

June 21, 1971 – Brenda Harvey was crowned Dairy Princess during June Dairy Day Celebration. First runner up was Jill McCoy and Tiny Milk Maid was Marilyn Wyatt.
June 21, 1971 – Miss Robbie Lynn Halcomb of Allen County won the title of Miss Kentucky last weekend.

June 22, 1971 – Mrs. Ethel Fant, former Barren County Clerk will leave Wednesday for a two year stay in Africa as a missionary nurse with a group from the Southside Church of Christ in Lexington.

June 29, 1971 – Funeral services are held for Robert “Dock” Tracy, 23, who drowned Sunday near Bailey’s Point at Barren River Reservoir.

June 30, 1971 – Baby Boy Eaton Arrives – Mr. and Mrs. Larry David Eaton announces the birth of a son, 7 pound, 3 ½ oz. Christopher Brian on June 24th at the Community Hospital.




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