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December, 1972

December 1, 1972 – A Cave City Research Foundation exploring team of five men and one woman have discovered and mapped a 6,000 ft. passageway here that connects two great cave systems in the Mammoth Cave National Park.

The Barren River Rod and Gun Club has recently completed a trap range and still target course for rifle and pistols at its clubgrounds near Lucas.

December 4, 1972 – Recent Wedding anniversaries – Mr. and Mrs. Jim Waller – 40; Mr. and Mrs. Guy Sikes- 50; Mr. and Mrs. Willie Bull – 50; Mr. and Mrs. H L Garner – 55th; Mr. and Mrs. Truman Britt – 60th; Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Reece – 50th, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Matthews – 50th; Mr. and Mrs. Guy Clark – 50th, and Mr. and Mrs. Mortie Russell, 50th.

December 5, 1972 – Eaton’s first product, a differential unit was produced by Eaton Workmen Monday.

December 6, 1972 – Three members of Barren County School Board were honored at their last meeting. They are Mrs. Zelma Nuckols, Mrs. Marjorie Helm and Mr. Maxie Newberry.

December 7, 1972 – Dr. John T Byrd, Executive Director of the Barren River Mental Health Mental Retardation Center has resigned his position effective January 8, 1973.

December 8, 1972 – Edmund Rogers Chapter of DAR celebrates its Golden Anniversary. Mrs. P H Isacco is the Regent.

December 11, 1972 – Three Glasgow businesses are cited by the Glasgow Police Department for Sunday Work – Phil Koeing at Grants, James Wilkinson at Whatzit Shop and the Shoe Shine boy at Young’s Barber Shop, Benny Nuckols.

December 12, 1972 – City of Glasgow receives a check for $146,033.00 from the much anticipated revenue sharing money. Barren County received $91, 669.00.

December 13, 1972 – Sp4. Danny B Tracey is named the Soldier of the year at the annual National Guard Christmas dinner. SSG James M Nelson was named the NCO of the year.

AD – Watsons – Hi Dottie Doll $1.97; Fischer Price Play Family Airport $10.88; and 20” Voyager Bike $39.97.

New Barren County Women’s Democrat President is Dorothy Alexander, Emogene Riherd is First VP,Maurae Foster is 2nd VP, June Jackson is 3rd VP, Roberta Sanders is Treasurer, Deanna Parker is Secretary and Laura McCoy is Parliamentarian.

December 15, 1972 – Six weeks training on gear cutting equipment is completed at Eaton’s Training Center, on S. Green Street for  Glasgow’s newest industry.

December 18, 1972 – More stores are cited for Sunday opening – L R Dockery of Ben Franklin, James Jones of Factory Outlet Mobile Homes, Jerry Simon, Gibson, L S Slinker of Slinkers Dept. Store, Phil Koenig of Grants and H D Jasper of Newberrys and Folks.

Austin Tracy Basketball Queen Connie Maxey was escorted by Eagle Captain Doug Hunt. AT lost 60-54 to visiting St. Romuald.

December 22, 1972 – Glasgow City Judge Shelly Riherd ruled that Sunday closing is un constitutional on two grounds – Buddy Alexander represented the defendants and Larry Garmon was the Prosecuting attorney.

December, 27, 1972 – Ruel Houchens, VP of Houchens Industries has been elected President of the Kentucky Retail Federation for 1973.




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