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April 1992

April 1, 1992 – James W. Crow, Vice-president and Manager of the Glasgow branch of Cardinal Federal, has announced his retirement effective April 30th after 32 years in the banking industry.

April 1, 1992 – A young Glasgow historian, Michelle Gorin, has published a history of Barren’s Black Roots, A History of the Black Families of Barren County, Kentucky. She is probably the youngest published historian in Barren County.

April 2, 1992 – John Bowles II along with his father John Bowles braved the cold weather to visit E.B. Terry School to student’s opportunity to pet their lambs and ask questions about caring for the lambs.

April 2, 1992 – A grand-slam homer by Brandon Kerney highlighted the Glasgow Scotties’ 14-0 blanking of Metcalfe County in the third inning, ending the day 2 of 3 with 6 RBIs.

April 3, 1992 – The Monroe County School Board voted 3-2 to close Fountain Run Elementary School. The Superintendent, James Graves, states that costs were too high to continue operating the school which has only 71 students.

April 5, 1992 – Tommy Jackson, president of South Central Bank, congratulates Ellen Bale Gentry of the bank’s staff on receiving her diploma from the Bank Marketing Association’s “Essentials of Bank Marketing” training just completed by Gentry.

April 5, 1992 – The Glasgow BPW will present a concert featuring Pirates of the Mississippi at Barren County High on April 25th. All proceeds go to the Museum of the Barrens.

April 5, 1992 – Valerie Anne Belcher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Eugene Belcher and Brad Harvey, son of Mr. Carey Harvey and Mrs. Anita Land were chosen as members of the 1992 Kentucky Music Educators Association.

April 7, 1992 – The 88 Market Antique Mall announce their Grand Opening. 18 booths of antiques, collectables, glassware, toys, woodwork, crafts and gifts.

April 7, 1992 – Deborah Livingston from New Farmers National Bank in Glasgow was among the bankers graduated from the Operations School of the Kentucky Bank Management Institute School of Banking at WKU.

April 9, 1992 – The Altrusa Club of Glasgow-Barren County will host a spring fashion show Sunday, April 12, at the Lera B. Mitchell Clubhouse. Models will include Merida Sublett, Linda Goad, April Sublett, Trista Billingsley, Kevin Smith, and Sherri Billingsley.

April 10, 1992 – Craig Eastham, Barren County High School teacher, recently talked to the Red Cross Elementary students about the Civil War. He participates in battle reenactments. His wife, Donna, is an instructional assistant at Red Cross.

April 12, 1992 – The Passion Play at the Coral Hill Baptist Church is coming this weekend. This will be the 11th performance. Steve Goad will have the role of Christ again.

April 12, 1992 – A new Archery business opens at Knob Lick. Nathan, Sherry, and Hunter Piper are the owners of Broken Arrow Archery that will offer complete supplies for archery enthusiasts.

April 12, 1992 – Don Wallace, public information officer of the Park City Volunteer Fire Department is shown receiving 100 gallons of gasoline from Charles Reynolds of Reynolds BP in Park City. The gasoline will be raffled by the VFD with proceeds going towards building a rescue truck.

April 13, 1992 – The Barren County Democratic Executive Committee includes Tim Gillenwater, Roberta Bryant, Nick Gunn, John Rogers, William Strader, Roger Proffitt, Roger Martin, Dr. Charles Woodward, Steve Newberry, and Brad Groce.

April 16, 1992 – Rebecca Hawks was the guest-of-honor at a surprise birthday party at the Finney Rocky Hill Sportsman Club. She was greeted by sixteen of approximately 25 children she began keeping 25 years ago. Present at the reunion were Jody Hawks, Jamie Mutter, Nikki Moore, Betsy Hawks, Sundy Vincent, Lori Bellamy, Jerrod Arterburn, Russell Hawks, David Byrd, Lonnie Vincent, Andy Moore, Ashley Moore, Jake Hawks, Michael Nunnally, Ben Nuckols, and Casey Hawks.

April 16, 1992 – Sandra D. Moss, M.D. and M. David Moss, M.D. announce the opening of their new office, Northside Pediatrics, at 290 Old Jackson Highway, 31-E Loop.

April 16, 1992 – Official ribbon cutting ceremonies this week have opened Al and Debbie’s Family Barber Shop in the Southgate Plaza Shopping Center. Owners are Al Branham and Debbie Burks.

April 19, 1992 – The Tennessee-Kentucky Sharpshooters, a six-man team composed mainly of factory workers and farmers, won the world title of marbles in England. The team is from Monroe County.

April 22, 1992 – GTE announces the closing of the Customer Service Center located at 301 W. Washington on April 10, 1992.

April 23, 1992 – The Barren County Family YMCA has undertaken a program to teach all 4th graders in the county to swim. The students will receive a full week of lessons.

April 26, 1992 – A number of fifth graders joined in the parachute drill, led by Teresa Corbitt, during Saturday’s Physical Fun Day at Weldon Park. The event was sponsored by the Health Awareness Committee of the Glasgow-Barren County Chamber of Commerce.

April 26, 1992 – Cardinal Federal Savings Bank has announced the appointment of Janis Foster as branch manager of the Glasgow office. She will be replacing James Crow, who recently retired from that position.

April 26, 1992 – The Kiwanis Farm Home-Garden and Recreation Show continues at the Bale Tobacco Warehouse on 31-E. Proceeds from the event will go toward funding a number of community activities sponsored by the local Kiwanis Club.

April 26, 1992 – T.J. Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation has graduated its first participant, Jeff Crump. He began rehab February 17th and graduated April 10.

April 27, 1992 – Members of the Leadership Class that traveled to Frankfort to get a first-hand view of the commonwealth’s legislative system. Members include: Liz Bussey, Tom Hughes, Melanie Watson, Ellen Gentry, Nancy Hall Devore, Jim Kirian, Jane Simmons, Linda Wells, Grant Sturgeon, Mike Hartz, Sam Chambers, Ed Galloway, and Brent Webster.

April 28, 1992 – Glasgow-Barren County Chamber of Commerce named Glasgow realtor Willa Taylor recipient of the annual Athena Award.

April 30, 1992 – Employees of the Glasgow Water Company and Glasgow Recreation Department have been busy working at the historic Big Spring Bottom in Glasgow creating a replica of the original site for the Barren County Bicentennial.

April 30, 1992 – Chris Rutherford was named Overall Champ and 200 lb Champ at the BCHS Lift-A-Thon.


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