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November, 1971

November 1, 1971 – An eerie sight was on the Glasgow Public Square Oct. 30, when six hooded boys holding candles in one hand and carrying a casket with the other made their way around the square.

November 2, 1971 – Heavy voter turnout here in Barren County. Terrell Flowers, 71, has been an election worker since 1922. His pay in 1922 was $1.50 a day. In 1971, it is $15.00.

November 3, 1971 – Groundbreaking for the new $35 million Eaton plant, west of Glasgow, Highway 69 is held. The George Williams Const. Co. has been awarded the earth moving contract.

November 5, 1971 – Open House will be held at the new $200,000 clubhouse at the Glasgow Golf and Country Club on Sunday, November 7. Fire destroyed the Old Clubhouse in January of 1970.

November 8, 1971 – A young Metcalfe County boy was killed Sat. pm when a gas explosion blasted his home between Knob Lick and Savoyard. Dead is Gary Bennett, 14. Injured were his parents, Charles and Virginia Bennett, Sister, Patricia and brother Charles Wayne.

November 9, 1971 – Bill Jay, Operational Manager of Channel 5, WLAC-TV, Nashville, will be the guest speaker at the Glasgow Rotary Club Thursday.

November 10, 1971 – To determine the availability of labor for apparel mfg., a meeting will be held in Ft. Run Friday and Sat. by Colonial Div. Kaycer-Roth at the temporary factory (Formerly the Comer Bldg.)Everyone available for employment is encouraged to register.

November 11, 1971 – Central Center Shopping Center Stores are celebrating Thanksgiving with a turkey giveaway – Youth Villa, Grants, Kroger, Watsons, Begleys, and Sport Shop will be giving away 50 turkeys, 5 a day now thru Thanksgiving.

November 12, 1971 – Glasgow Scotties are meeting Trigg Co., to struggle for the football championship of Class A team. Team members are Joe David Myers, Bill Lindsey, Mike Wilson, Don Wyatt, Bill Massey, David Nance, Vincent Simon, Scott Stephens, Pedro Stockton, Phil Rutledge, and Lovell Young. (Trigg Co. won 21-0).

November 15, 1971 – Glasgow Businessman, Frank St. Charles, 47, dies on Sunday. He was owner and operator of the St. Charles Wholesale Company.

November 15, 1971 – Carla Lynn Pursley, freshman nursing student at UK, has been accepted as a member of the Ky. Babes Les Sabres exhibition platoon which drills with sabers.

November 17, 1971 – Winners of the So. Central Affiliate #4 held their annual Hairstyling contest. Winners were Janet Dilley with Elaine Veach as model, Betty Powell, 2nd with Barbara Johnson as model and Ellen Deckard, 3rd with Jewell England as model.

November 18, 1971 – GHS Scotties basketball team opens the season at Hiseville. HHS starters are James Stockton, Mike Howell, Nate Smith, Keith Spillman and Ronnie Love. Possible GHS starters are James Ellis, Burrell Cullum, Robert Curd, Gary Broady, Walter Bradshaw, and David Billingsley.(Scots won 82-53

November 19, 1971 – Noel D Elmore was cited as Glasgow Jaycee’s “Outstanding Young Farmer” Glasgow Police Chief Robert Benningfield is named outstanding Area Lawman by the Glasgow Optimist Club.
November 19, 1971 – Austin Tracy Basketball Homecoming Queen Candidates are Debbie Furlong, Christy Graham, Nancy Thomas, Jeannie Payne, Donna Berry, Vickie Hindman, Kay Hogue, Connie Maxey, Teresa Jewell, Cindy Holder, Betty Lewis and Pat Durham. (Christy Graham was crowned Queen).

November 22, 1971 – AD – A & P – 19 pounds and up Turkeys only 31 cents a pound, Bananas, 10 cents a pound, Smoked Hams, 49 cents a pound, Maxwell House Coffee, one pound for 58 cents, Cranberry sauce, 2 16 oz. cans for 49 cents.

November 24, 1971 – Glasgow Burley Averages $78.80 in the second day of sales, up 76 cents over Monday’s average.

November 26, 1971 – Barbara Jackson, Darla Jo Chambers, Julie Boston, Linda Wells, Rita Bowles, Connie Wells and Bonnie Oaks had a birdseye view of the Glasgow/Barren County Christmas parade. They were looking out the window of the Barren County Courthouse.

November 30, 1971 – Area Servicemen – Airman Marilyn J Harrison, Army PFC Harry W Spillman, Navy Seaman George T. Boyd, PVT Kenneth W. Harper, Marine Lance Corp. Kenneth C Sims, PVT Larry E Honeycutt, PVT Royce Page, Navy Petty Off. 2nd Class Robert A Lafferty, PVT Michael L McMillian, Army Spec 4 Michael D Wyatt, Lt. Col. Rondal Stull, Tech Sgt Henry B Garnett, PVT Rondall Birge, Army Captain William M Bewley, Army Spec. 4 David Oliver, and PVT David W Toms.




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