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January 1993

*Jan. 4 - Keith Wallace of Glasgow turned in a perfect 300 game in league bowling at the Glas Bowl in Glasgow. He accomplished the rare bowling feat on December 22. It was his first 300.

Jan. 6 - The sponsors and the volunteers of the Fifth Annual Trashmaster's Classic Lakeshore Cleanup were presented with the Andrew H. Davidson/Keep America Beautiful Award. Carlos Lopez with the U.S Army Corps of Engineers of Barren River Lake accepted the award.

Jan. 6 - Handmacher Outlet announced the last days to save as they are going out of business. The entire inventory was an additional 80% off the lowest ticketed price. The last day of business is Sunday, January 24, 1993. The Outlet was on Happy Valley Road in Glasgow.

*Jan. 6 - Barren County Trojanettes placed two girls (Stephanie Lewis & Cindy Kinslow) in double digits on offense, while defensively, they held visiting Glasgow to only 8 baskets for the night as they had no problem putting away the Lady Scotties 62-28. Barren County's Angela Dossey was shown protecting the ball from Glasgow defender Lori Croley.

Jan. 6 - Nathan Gray carried out his Eagle Scout project at the Foster Historic Trail at Bailey's Point on Barren River Lake. Nathan and other scouts from Troop 747 in Glasgow built nest boxes for Eastern Blue Birds and placed along the trail.

Jan. 7 - The Glasgow Baptist Church planned a full day of activities for their 175th anniversary. The program featured the following former pastors: Rev. Charles Knight of Decatur, Georgia; Rev. Brad Curry of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Rev. Hugh VanEaton of Atlanta, Georgia; Rev. R. Trevis Otey of Jackson, Tennessee; Rev. Curtis Erwin of Glasgow; Rev. Delton Beall of Claremore, Oklahoma, and Rev. Andy Reese of Barbourville, Kentucky.

Jan. 7 - Suzannah Kilbourne, the daughter of Earl and Sue Kilbourne, represented Barren County at the State Young Woman of the Year Scholarship program held at Western Kentucky University.

Jan. 8 - Kent Clark, son of Richard and Karen Clark, traveled to Walker's Grove School in Plainfield, Illinois. Kent and his classmates in Mrs. Fran Pickerel's fourth grade class at Eastern Elementary had been writing to fourth grade students at that school. Kent's mother arranged a visit with his pen pal.

Jan. 10 - Charles E. Myers, a 24 year employee of the U. S. Postal Service was named the new Glasgow Postmaster. Myers previously served as an assistant office cooridinator for the Louisville division of the postal service, with his office located in Bowling Green. Myers had 98 post offices under his jurisdiction in the south central Kentucky area.

Jan. 10 - Elvis stamps were a popular item at the local post office Friday. The 16,000 stamps were gone except a few at closing time Friday. Billy and Betty Wright were first in line to purchase the stamps, standing in line for over an hour before the noon opening.

Jan. 10 - The Glasgow accounting firm of Campbell, Myers, and Rutledge moved into its new building on South Broadway in Glasgow and officially opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by a large crowd. Partners in the firm are Skip Campbell, Bill Myers, C.E. Rutledge and Don Crabtree.

Jan. 10 - Dan Kinslow, local Chevron dealer, was honored for 35 years of service with Chevron. L.R. Hunt, territory manager for Chevron and Carroll Benedict, Chevron distributor made a presentation.

Jan. 10 - Humpty-Dumpty Day Care opened for business at 113 Reynolds Road in Glasgow. Owner-operators were Brenda Clarkson and Sharron Emberton with staff members Barbara Jennings and Jean Aldridge.

Jan. 15 - Three members of the Barren County Board of Education were administered their oath of offices prior to the start of the first meeting of 1993. Members were Frank Newberry who was sworn in for another term on the the board, while Greg Glover and Tim England took their oath for the first term on the board.

Jan. 15 - Tasha Pedigo celebrated her 9th birthday on Jan. 8th at her home. Those attending were his parents, David & Beverly Pedigo, her brother Tyler, Daniel Robertson, Bradley Lawson, Crystal Depp, Nicholas Peters, Abby Wells, Nathasha Froggett, Wendy Matthews, April Stearns, Ashley England, Kacie Bishop, Melodie Edwards, Tara Peters, Casey Bybee, Teressa Peters, Haley Froggett, Lisa Hara, and Nina Hiser.

Jan.18 - Basketball excitement in the air......Barren County head coach Bobby Steenbergen had his Trojanettes playing some of their best basketball of the year. Stephanie Lewis had been averaging in double-digit scoring while the entire Trojanette squad had been working as a team as they compiled a 10-3 record. The weekend was a good night all around as the Barren County Trojans topped Franklin-Simpson in overtime to join the girls in victory lane; Brady Button scored a school-record 41 points in the game. Across town the Glasgow Scotties picked up their first back-to-back win of the year on Friday when they edged visiting Logan County.

Jan.20 - Glasgow had a young and upcoming magician in Branden Carner, 11, who billed himself as "The Great Brandeni". Young Carner performed for several audiences including some local preschool youngsters and teachers. He was often assisted by "The Lovely Lisa", Lisa Chesnut. Branden is the son of Bob Carner and Shelia Bennett and Lisa is the daughter of Mike and Jess Chesnut.

Jan. 21 - Recognized as the most honored and celebrated sportcaster in the state of Kentucky, the "voice of the Kentucky Wildcats," Cawood Ledford will serve as guest speaker during the Glasgow-Barren County Chamber of Commerce 72nd Annual Banquet.

Jan. 21 - The Barren County Medical Society presented scholarships to seven deserving nursing students, three from the Glasgow Health Occupations school and four from the Western Kentucky University nursing program. They were Gladys Sublett, Della Vaughn, and Melissa Pursley of health occupations and Tammy Reece, Varlina Coots, Marla Guffey and Teresa Curd of WKU. Representing the medical society was Dr. John Asriel, Dr. Jerry Gibbs, and Dr. Bill Marrs.

*Jan. 22 - Barren County High Homecoming candidates were Freshman, Jaime Bush, Ashley Bellamy, and Andrea Glass. Sophomores, Heather Wyatt, Angie Wood, Angie Glass. Juniors, Jennifer Groce, Jolene Youngster, Angela Dossey, Robin King, and Brooke Hatton. Seniors Danelle Jones, Holly Harlow, and Chanda Carter. Senior Danelle Jones received the crown.

*Jan. 22 - Gerald and Susan Stewart and Don and Sandy Novosel proudly showed a weaving loom they assembled at the Museum of the Barrens. The loom was donated by Milton Trigg Ward of Reno, Nevada. The loom was made by John J. Withrow in Summer Shade in 1870. His grandmother, Elnora Ward, used the loom and passed it on to him. He brought it to the Museum from a barn where it had been stored for 50 years. Looms were used to weave cloth, make rugs, and/or spreads in the 1700s and 1800s. It was a slow, slow process and a long discarded form of craft work. Few looms can be found in today's fast manufacturing world.

Jan.24 - T.J. Samson Hospital employees were honored as Employees of the Month. They included Laurie Branstetter, Brad Pickerill, Alvis York, Ken Zulz, Mary Jones, Mayme Garmon, Lou Newsome, Sarah Lou Wilson, Nancy Walton, and Jimmy Miles.

Jan. 29 - The HVE network went on the air with their first newscast of the latest happenings of news, weather, sports, and personalities at Happy Valley School. The Happy Valley Elementary presented the news each Friday. The newscasters were Teresa Bowles, Chance Sowers, and Wes Gentry.





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