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June, 1972

June 1, 1972 – Sahara Steak House opens in Cave City. Owner/Operators are Mr. and Mrs. John Hishmeh.

Susan Sullivan is the new Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service Youth Agent for Barren Co.

June 2, 1972 – May was a big month for building in Glasgow mainly because the building permit was secured for the new $5 million Eaton Axle Plant.

The Modern Wives Club met at the home of Mrs. Anne Botts. Salads were enjoyed by club members. Next month’s meeting will be at the home of Carol White.

June 3, 1972 – James Hayes Whiteside received a Doctor of Medicine degree from Vanderbilt School of Medicine in Nashville on May 25.

June 5, 1972 – Well known Glasgow man, Malcolm Black died. He service as business manager and Administrator of District 6 State TB Hospital for nearly 20 years.

Garrett Construction Co. opens in Glasgow. Owners and operators are W D Aspley and Joe Garrett.

June 6, 1972 – The youngest Kentucky delegate to the Democratic National Convention is Barren County’s Jim Gray, age 18.

June 7, 1972 – George Lang, Munfordville artist and noted big game hunter will present a program to the Barren County Wildlife Conservation Club Friday at the Sr. Citizens Club.

June 8, 1972 – Members of the Hatchett family and friends from 5 states were in Glasgow over the weekend to celebrate Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hatchett’s 50th wedding anniversary.

Long John Silvers Seafood Shoppe opens in Cave City.

June 9, 1972 – 5 1972 high school local graduates were among 18 who were awarded $300 scholarships by the Future Homemakers of America at the 27th annual meeting. Those receiving them were Reda Foster, Allen Co., Melanie Bowman, Temple Hill, Barbara Sexton, Hiseville, Deborah  Deane Maggard, Bowling Green High School, and Sharon Walden, Tompkinsville.

Caverna Colonels wins State Baseball Title. Players are Brian Doyle, Blake Doyle, Kelly Logsdon, Dennis Rock, Charles Ferrell, Gary Larimore, Glenn Martin and Tommy Renick.

June 12, 1972 – Glasgow attorney J Basil Preston dies at his home on N. Race Street.

June Births – Harold Dean Bridges, Jr., Julie Ann Burgess, Jason Jolly Alexander, John Case Davis, Timothy David Cash, Laura Denise King, Allison Danielle Berry, Justin Jewell Pursley.

June 14, 1972 – AD - Lermans has growing pains – Balcony Floor has new fabric department. Main Floor and ready to wear sportswear and the Main St. Entrance has the Men’s Shop coming soon. Growing with our community.

June 15, 1972 – William F Denton has been named Asst. manager of the Glasgow Coca Cola Bottling Co.

June 16, 1972 – Construction is expected to begin shortly on a new dock and marina to be located near the Peninsula Ramp on Barren River Reservoir. It will be operated by Bob Edgar and Charles Cecil.

June 20, 1972 – The Carnival is in town at the Central Center Shopping center and is sponsored by the Glasgow Jaycees.

June 21, 1972 – Bids to be taken on July 12 for the new Barren County High School to be built on the Roseville Road. The new school will consolidate the upper three grades from Austin Tracy and Temple Hill. Students from Hiseville High School and Park City High School matted if they wish.

June 23, 1972 – Glasgow Daily Times’ June Bride is Becky Church who will marry Dannie Honeycutt on June 30th.

June 26, 1972 – Barren County’s 1972 Dairy Princess is Miss Shelia Wilkerson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dascal Wilkerson.

National Trigg Foxhunters Association was held at the home of Earl Browning. Local hunters helping to host the event are Tommy Pedigo, Elex Woodcock, Hubert Shipley, John Robertson, Irby Taylor, Rora Brown, Carl Fraser. (This year’s Harvest of History will feature Col. Haden Curd Trigg, founded of the Trigg Foxhound)

 June 28, 1972 – Park City Lions Club installs officers – Roger Martin, President, Jerry Greer, 1st VP, Sonny Oliphant, 2nd VP, Edd Moody, Sec., and Houston Rigdon, Outgoing President.

June 29, 1972 – Hiseville Lions Club officers are Bob Sturgeon, 1st VP, Harold Pritchard, Sec., Jack London, Treas., Maxie Newberry, President, Claude Jones, 1st VP, and Verlin Crawford and James Newberry, Directors.




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