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September, 1971

September 1, 1971 – Glasgow Animal Clinic and Dr. Charles F. White’s Veterinary Hospital are among the centers which can vaccinate Kentucky horses against Venezuelan Equine encephalomyelitis.

Mr. and Mrs. Billy Patterson are the new managers of Western Auto on the square in Glasgow, replacing James Gentry as manager.

September 2, 1971 – Malone-Hyde, formerly Ragland Potter has announced its intention to move the local operation to Nicholasville, a small town south of Lexington. 47 are employed here in Glasgow.

Captain for the 1971 Caverna football team is Greg Smith. Also returning is Blake Doyle as quarterback.

Tompkinsville Bear’s quarterback is Gordon McAlpin. Captains are Bobby Hamilton and Harold Carter.

September 3, 1971 – First 11 man football games in history for Temple Hill will be played against Park City at Park City. Glenn Flanders is the Park City Coach and Bobby Steenbergen is the Temple Hill coach.

September 7, 1971 – First annual Arts and Crafts show was held this past weekend at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.

September 8, 1971 – New officers of the Barren River Rod and Gun Club are Kendall Ennis, secretary, Ray Brown, President, James Tolle, Recording secretary, Leonard Johnson, VP, and directors James Elmore, Howard Simpson, Bill Tinsley and Joel Wilson.

September 8, 1971 – Eight associates at J C Penney in Glasgow are honored for their past service – Pauline Vance, 27 years, Hazel Carver, 21 years, Imogene Huffman, 17 years, Nell Mutter and Fred Proffitt, 12 years, Ruby Harrison, 11 years, and Marie Kingrey, 8 years. Also honored was Manager John Gray with 31 years.

September 9, 1971 – New Ministers in Glasgow include Toby Quinn at Columbia Ave. Church of Christ, Rev. William H. Johnson at Free Will Baptist Church in Pritchardsville.

September 10, 1971 – A portrait of Judge Cass Walden was presented to Judge Walden by Joe McKinney on behalf of WKAY as part of the 25th anniversary celebration of the broadcasting station this month.

September 15, 1971 – Woodford L Gardner, Jr, joins the law firm of Redford and Redford on E. Washington Street.

September 16, 1971 – Bale Tire Center on the corner of Broadway and E. Main is now open for business. Billy Smith is the manager and other employees are Glen Cole, Danny Nunn, William Poynter and David Payton.

September 20, 1971 – Glasgow Shrine Day was held this weekend raising more than $5,000 for the Kosair Crippled Children’s Hospital in Louisville. Events included a parade and tractor pulling contest.

September 21, 1971 – Ft. Run residents meet to give support for the possibility of a textile manufacturing company.

September 22, 1971 – George McKinley and Alan Cox are among the finalists for 1971-72 National Merit Scholarship Program.

September 23, 1971 – Nashville country and western music entertainer, Porter Wagner, and his singing partner, Dolly Parton stopped in Glasgow Wednesday for lunch at Montgomery’s Restaurant.

September 24, 1971 – The Houchens Picnic resembled “Fancy Farm” as Lt. Gov. Wendell Ford and Gubernatorial candidate Tom Emberton, along with  Gov. Louie B. Nunn, joined the hundreds Sunday at Haywood.

September 27, 1971 – Local WKU student, Lanny Miller will be cheering for the Hilltopper’s football games this fall.

September 28, 1971 – Mrs. Lucy B. Forbes of Metcalfe County, receives a distinguished service award at the annual meeting of the National Association of Extension Homemakers.

September 29, 1971 – Dr. James R. Crews, Monroe County native, opens his practice in Cave City.

Officers of the Hiseville Library Club are President, Vickie Bertram, VP, Janice Bunch, Secretary, Sheila Pace Reece, Treasurer, Diana Alford, and Reporter, Cathy London.




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