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March, 1972

March 1, 1972 – March 50th wedding anniversaries include Mr. and Mrs. E M Coop, Lucian Atwell, Lester R Lowe, and H A Mercer.

March 2, 1972 – Recent Births: Tina Nicole Cary, Laura Lou Myers, Matthew Ray McGlasson, Julie Ann Nelson, Dennis Louis Barbour, Angela Raquel Farmer, Kelly Ray Thomas, Kristie Ray Stewart, Jennifer Michelle Wilson, Christopher Michael Claywell.

March 2, 1972 – “This is your Life, Elma Redman” is presented by Barren County Republican Women’s Club at their monthly meeting.

City League Basketball Champs are City Auto with an undefeated season. Members were David Simmons, Cary Martin, Leslie Harlow, Ronnie Perkins, Larry Glass, Danny Simmons, Curtis Wood, Gary Chenoweth, Ronnie Harlow, Mike Wood and Jimmy Poore. Coach was Richard Harlow. The Sport Shop team won second place with team members Karl Napier, Larry Nunn, Joe Jackman, Holland Strange, Larry Branham and Bill Baxter.

March 3, 1972 – Mrs. Patty (Ralph) Palmore was a 1971 recipient of the Silber Fawn Award sponsored by Boy Scouts of America.

March 6, 1972 – Barren County Health Department Nurses Mrs. Faye Smith and Miss Mollie Carman visit area schools giving measles shots.

March 7, 1972 – GHS cheerleaders win the 15th District Cheerleading trophy. Gina Sandefur, Neva Kinslow, Sherry Nunn, Claudia Pichardo, Mary Stockton, Beverly Crow, and Carol Dawn Holmes.

March 8, 1972 – Mrs. Woody Gardner was named as young career woman by the Glasgow B & PW Club.

Winners in the Metcalfe Co. Rod & Gun Club Pitch Tournament were Nancy Shaw and Jimmy Dubree, and Janet Nunnally and Willie Bryant were runners up.

March 9, 1972 – Temple Hill Beta Club members visited Frankfort and watched both Sen. Walter Baker and Rep. Bobby Richardson in action.

March 10, 1972 -  Mrs. Anita Thomas is chosen as the outstanding Local Selective Service Board Manager of all Class 3 boards in the US.

March 16, 1972 – The US Navy recently opened a new recruiting station in Glasgow located at 144 S. Green Street, above the Ellis Drug Store.

“Irish Coffee” was held at Recreation Center for the Newcomers in town. Mrs. John Fuller, Mrs. Ralph Primel, Mrs. Roger Haston, Mrs. Larry Thornton and Mrs. Wayne Nichols were among those attending.

Constructions of two new wings on the Columbia Ave. Church of Christ are nearing completion. The new addition contains 13 new classrooms, a supply room and minister’s study. The church was built in 1969.

March 17, 1972 – AD – Sears – 302 S. Broadway, Glasgow has colorful Shag carpet- deep textured – lustrous, now $6.49 sq. yard. Also save 15% on sculptured carpet - $7.33 sq. yard. See Marshall Broady, Salesman today.

March 21, 1972 – George Carr Ganter is named manager of the Prestigious Park Mammoth Resort near Park City.

Jerry Mayes, manager of the Greyhound Bus Station, has announced that bus service will be discontinued to and from Glasgow on Sundays and national holidays. The discontinuance of service becomes effective today.

News of Area Servicemen – Carl Dillard, Phil Rogers, William E Thomas, Larry Bransford, William R Kinnaird, Judson R Coats and Gerald W Roark.

March 22, 1972 – Glasgow to get new 100,000 square foot shopping center at By Pass and Cleveland Ave.

March 23, 1972 –Construction underway for Sahara Steak House on Hwy. 90 near Cave City. It is expected to be open for business on May 15. Manager is John Hishmeh.

March 24, 1972 – For the first time in Kentucky parents with children entering the first grade won’t have to show that their youngsters are immunized against smallpox.

March 27, 1972 – Former Glasgow Mayor L B Mayfield dies at age 65.

March 28, 1972 – Successful bass fishermen at Barren River Lake include Jerry Gray, Kenneth & Tommy Staples, Harold Hawkins, Red Gibson and Bobby Wade.

March 29, 1972 – AD _ O & L Stores- Last chance Couch and Chair now $66.66. 7 hp 24” cut riding mower %179.95. 3 hp 20”cut power mower $49.95.

March 30, 1972 – Mrs. Alice L Elliott is promoted to Asst. VP at New Farmers Bank.

March 31, 1972 – Mrs. Frances Read gave the program “Carry Out Foods” to the Harmony Homemakers.

The Novelty Shoppe located on Leslie Ave. opened this week. Operator of the new business is Marshall Grimsley.





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