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July, 1971

July 1, 1971 – 18 Girls seek the title “Miss Metcalfe County Fair” crown. Local girls include Cathy Sue Bowles, Abbie Miller, Betsy McDonald, Vickie Hindman, Teresa Mosier, Peggy Meredith, Kaye Bartley, Lesa Lindsey, Dianne Scott, Shelia Burris, Gayle Harlin and Connie Schepke. (Cathy Sue Bowles, now Gill was the winner).

July 2, 1971 – Howard M. Jones, Jerry L Harris, and Robert E Poynter have formed an accounting partnership to be known as Jones, Harris and Poynter, CPA’s.

July 6, 1971 – AD – Kroger – Cantaloupe 39 cents each, Fresh Hens, 27 cents pound, Hamburger, 59 cents a pound, Medium eggs, 29 cents dozen. (Kroger was in the Central Center Shopping Center)

July 7, 197 – The second annual Indie B. Weldon Junior Girls Tennis Tournament begins this week with 35 young ladies vying for the title. Among the local entries were Lois Lynn Holmes, Mary Gibbons, and Laura Turner. (Mrs. Weldon will be one of the featured citizens at the Second Harvest of History September 23 and 24 sponsored by the SCKCC)

July 9, 1971 – Construction is underway on the main branch of New Farmers Bank on Columbia Ave.

July 12, 1971 – Several from the area were part of a group of 27 who toured Europe last month. The tour was by Mrs. Ledean Hamilton and Mrs. Travis Otey.


July 13, 1971 – Austin Tracy FHA members recently attended the three day meeting on Morehead Campus. They are Linda Norris, Debbie Furlong, Jennie Payne, Kathy Williams and Brenda Bush along with their advisor, Mrs. Nancy Button.

July 13, 1971 – 44 singles and 24 double teams have entered the W A Weldon Tennis Tournament. (Peter Van Lingen won his fourth straight title).

July 14, 1971 – 2 inches of rain fell in a one hour period in Glasgow, flooding Happy Valley Road as usual and disrupting telephone and electric lines and uprooting trees.

July 15, 1971 – The T J Samson Community Hospital has recently opened an inhalation therapy department under the direction of Don Smith, a Nashville, Tennessee native.

July 16, 1971 – Tracey Bravaitis, Chicago, is visiting Glasgow friends, Nancy and Ellen Parent and Susie Laichas and will visit the new Barren River State Park Beach.

July 20, 1971 – Over 4500 persons attended open house at Barren River State Park yesterday.

July 21, 1971 – Winners of the Pitch Tournament at the Nobob Sportsman Club were Gary Bartley and Dalton Hodges, and runner ups were Iva Mosier and H. B. Finley.

July 22, 1971 – Mrs. Eddie G. Morgan (Anna) is the new director of the Glasgow Baptist Church Kindergarten.

July 26, 1971 – 19 year old Becky Bartley is crowned the new Miss FRECC. Miss Tamara Branstetter was the runner up.

July 26, 1971 – Russell Payne was named “Outstanding Lion of the Year” at the Austin Tracy Lions Club meeting.

Mr. and Mrs. Hank Royse and family will move to Paris, Kentucky where Hank has accepted a position with WPDE AM-FM Radio in Paris.

July 28, 1971 – AD – Watsons – Record Riot - $1.19 - $5.97 for albums including “when you’re hot, you’re Hot” by Jerry Reed, “Look into my teardrops” by Conway Twitty, and “Sunday after Church” by Johnny Cash and Jeannie C Riley.

July 29, 1971 – The Glasgow office of Time Finance Co. has a new name – CIT Financial Services. B. H. Feese is the manager of the branch located at 128 W. Washington Street.

July 30, 1971 – Auction Sale by Bailey and Grissom on July 31, 1971. The Owens Hotel in Horse Cave, Mrs. Louise Owens Christian, Owner.



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