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September, 1972

September 1, 1972 – Federal and state officials today ordered another 1500 Ohio hogs slaughtered as a result of hog cholera imported in swine from the Horse Cave, Ky. region.


September 5, 1972 – GHS Class of ’42 holds their 30th Class Reunion at Barren River State Resort Lodge. 26 Class members attending along with Principal Paul Vaughn and James Depp, Glasgow School Supt.


September 6, 1972 – The 3rd annual Munfordville battlefield Trek is scheduled for Saturday. The trek visits various historic points in Munfordville and Fort Terrill on the north side of the Green River and Ft. Craig on the South Side.


September 7, 1972 – E F “Fay” Smith, former Glasgow resident, returns to join the realty firm operated by his brother, Ray John Smith.


September 8, 1972 – Barren Circuit Judge Cass Walden dismissed the suit against the Barren Fiscal Ct. and the Barren Co. School Board filed by a Park City man attempting to block the sale of bonds for the new Barren Co. High School.


September 11, 1972 – Mr. and Mrs. B H Deweese were honored by Barren County Farm Bureau at the annual meeting for their long and untiring service to Farm Bureau and the community.

Metcalfe County Lake and Park to be dedicated on Sept. 16. Congressman Tim Lee Carter is the guest speaker.


September 12, 1972 – First meeting of County Recreation Board, appointed by Judge Dale Burchett, is held. Members are Sandra Ward, Rex Agers, Mike Chamberlain, Mrs. Betty Slinker, Mrs. Judy Florence, Mrs. Lillian Broad, Mrs. Thomas Mesker, Mrs. Patty Brown and Royce Dearing. Over 250 County School children participated in the summer recreation program held for the first time this summer under the direction of Sandra Ward.


September 13, 1972 – A shower will be held on Thursday night, Sept. 14 at the Mt. Pisgah Church for the family of Eddie Morgan who lost their home and all belongings in a fire.


September 14, 1972 – The second annual Cave Country Arts and Crafts Fair will be held on the grounds of the Mammoth Cave Wax Museum October 6-8.


September 18, 1972 – Jerry Botts is the new auctioneer for Bailey and Grissom having served for the past three years on the appraisal staff of the firm.


September 19, 1972 – Location for new shopping center is changed. The Glasgow Square Shopping Center will now be in the location of the former Jump Property on the east side of the Glasgow By Pass between Jump Lane and the  Knob Road, property owned by Carlton Smith.


September 20, 1972 – Well-known Glasgow businessman, James Norris Gray, died Wednesday at Methodist Hospital in Louisville.


September 21, 1972 – AD – Glasgow Drapery, 300 S. Green Street. Warehouse Clearance Sale. Shaggy the Clown will be there all week.


September 22, 1972 – Mrs. Harold Cady entertained her luncheon bridge club Wednesday at her home. The high score prize was won by Mrs. Charlie Goodman.


September 25, 1972 – Retired Citizens Group will be formed here. Oren Doyle and Mrs. George Craig were instrumental in the forming of the group.


September 26, 1972 – Russell Estes, a native of Metcalfe County, has recently joined Bartley and Barton Realtors.


September 27, 1972 – Groundbreaking is held of the $100,000 Space Travelers plant to be built in Cave City. The firm will build campers.

Dorothy Simmons and Bill Harris were married in a solemn ceremony at Diamond Caverns with a bridal party of 300 square dancers.


September 28, 1972 – Roy C Nance is employed as full time Director of Music at the First United Methodist Church.


September 29, 1972 – Richard Hunter has purchased Stewart’s IGA grocery on W. Cherry Street.



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