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August, 1971

August 2, 1971 – Big sister Pamela Mosier gave up her reign as Miss Temple Hill Fair to little sister, Teresa Mosier.

August 3, 1971 – Glasgow National Guard is in summer camp at Camp Pickett, Va. Soldiers include Ralph Palmore, Gordon Brandon, Carter Hooks, Reed Stockton, Alton Walker, Otis Rigsby, Dale Mitchell, Phil Lewis, Albert Blankenship, Billy Hall Baxter, and Bob Watson.

August 4, 1971 – The Barren County School Board approved plans for a 58,000 sq. ft. high school to be built for the students in the upper three grades of Temple Hill and Austin Tracy schools.

A local group has formed a swing band, reviving the 1940’s style of dance music. Those attending at least one rehearsal include Gay Messick, John Scalise, Doug Combs, Bill Gabbard, Steve Tolopka, Ron Meyer, Charlie Honeycutt, Choppy Hatchett, Billy Sensing, Russell Conley, Bob Taylor, Jimmy Pedigo, Joe Leech, Guy Everson, Fred Cecil, and Beth Bradshaw.

August 6, 1971 – Plans are underway to renovate the Munford inn by the Munfordville Women’s Club. The Inn was built by Thomas Munfordville, brother of the town’s founder, Richard Munford.

Winners of the Recreation Week Girls Golf Tournament at Gorin Park were Vivian Wilson, Winner, Paula Davis, Runner up, Glenda Bowman, third and Donna Cash, fourth.

August 9, 1971 – Becky Bartley is crowned Miss Monroe County Fair.

August 9, 1971 - Otha Billingsley won a 1963 Ford at Gillie Hyde Ford after correctly guessing the correct number (2,242) of PingPong balls in the car during Gillie Hyde’s 18th anniversary celebration.

August 10, 1971 – Area servicemen include David Hood, Mike Tinsley, Kerry Mouser, Michael Rife, Lonzie Mee, Daryl Matthews, and David Slayton.

August 12, 1971 – Winner Wednesday night of the Glasgow Men’s Invitational tournament was RC Cola Team. Members include Mike Wade, Roger Proffitt, Mike Pruitt, Mike Smith, Jr., Mike Smith, Bobby Duvall, Sonny Oliphant, Kirk Nuckols, Gib Tucker, Phil Higdon, Mike Spillman, Larry Nunn, Karl Napier and Johnny Vance.

August 13, 1971 – Jerri Staples was crowned Miss Barren County Fair.

August 16, 1971 – A new savings and loan association opens in Glasgow. “Security Savings and Loan” located at 103 W. Front Street. The office will be staffed by James W. Crow and Mrs. Donnie Staples.

August 18, 1971 – Golden anniversaries are celebrated by Mr. and Mrs. Ike Ward, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Pitcock, Mr. and Mrs. Mack Toms, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jessie.

Glasgow High School cheerleaders for the 91-92 school year are Beverly Crow, Mary Stockton, Denise Lile, Carol Dawn Holmes, Neva Ray Kinslow, Gina Sandefur and Claudia Pichardo.


August 20, 1971 – A dedication ceremony for the Glasgow Barren County Chamber of Commerce will be held Sunday. It is located on W. Main Street, and staffed by Les Moran and Katherine Billingsley. (First President of the Chamber was Paul W. Holman who served 1921-1930). The building was built on the site where BB & T bank now stands.

August 25, 1971 – Jimmy Pace joins the Mammoth Cave Production Credit Association in Glasgow as Administrative Manager.

Melanie Bowman won third place at the Kentucky State Fair in clothing demonstration competition.

August 26, 1971 – Miss Becky Bartley is crowned Miss Kentucky RECC.

August 27, 1971 – Returning players to the Allen County Football team under Coach Bob Driver includes Danny Donovan, Arcie Sullivan, Terry Spurlock, Leslie Stone and Steve Howard. Allen County meets Franklin Simpson at home.

August 31, 1971 – Officials from the Eaton Corporation are greeted at the Glasgow Airport by local officials. Their visit was to meet with local businessmen to discuss plans for a new $35 million plant to be in operation by 1973.

Barren County Fair Baby Show winners are Anita Gay Bowles, Christopher Deckard, David Shane West, Christopher Reagan Poore, Stephania Jackson, and Kimberly Birge.



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