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January 2, 1983 –

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Richards, Mr. and Mrs Gilbert Britt, Mr. and Mrs. Freeman London have or will celebrate their Golden Wedding anniversary.


January 3, 1983 –

Whitney Barcel Emberton was the first arrival at the Community Hospital for 1983. She is the second child, first daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Emberton of Edmonton and joins 9 year old brother, Christopher.


January 4, 1983 –

Carroll Benedict, Bob Stone and Dr. Paul York are sworn in to the Glasgow School Board. David Buckingham and Eugene Johnson were sworn into the Barren County School Board.


January 6, 1983 –

Two vehicles collided on I-65 near Munfordville Wednesday. One was a car driven by Brenda S Jaggers, 30, of Richmond. The other, a 1975 Cessna Airplane 210, was piloted by Jerry Jones of Frankfort. No injuries were reported.


January 7, 1983 –

March 8 is the date set for a local option election in the city of Glasgow. The last local wet dry election was held in 1936, and was defeated by 613 votes.


January 9, 1983 –

Scottie Boys defeat the Barren Co. Trojans 76-54 and the Trojanettes defeat the Lady Scotties 46-32. Barren Co. players include Rita Daffron, Tracy Jones, Margaret Flowers, Bryan Crabtree, Jeff Hogue, and Greg Nuckols. Scottie players were Carolyn Grider, Kim Emberton, Stella Hunter, Jimmy Meek, James Depp and Mike Elmore.


January 11, 1983 –

First snow of 1983 causes numerous wrecks.

John Perkins continues to work in the cold, as he welds a piece to a cattle trailer at the welding shop on 68 &80.


From January 14, 1983 –

Open House at T J Samson Hospital shows the completion of the final phase of a $610,000 renovation project.


January 16, 1983 –

Hiseville Homecoming Candidates are Kim Saltsman, Tammy London, Susan Garrett, Cynthia Hurt, Tammy Saltsman, Sharon Meadows, Jeanelle Brown and Jackie Hardin.


January 17, 1983 –

Dr. H Curtis Erwin announced Sunday he will be resigning as pastor of the Glasgow Baptist Church effective March 15.

Mrs. Melody Sue Emory Ferguson graduated from WKY with an associate of science degree in nursing.


January 19, 1983 –

Homecoming candidates at Austin Tracy are Michelle McKee, Michelle Bunch, Tiffany Lane, Kelly Spann, Vicky Montgomery, Cindy Riddle, Myra Brandon, Kim Phillips, Stacey Johnson and Leigh Ann Pendleton.


January 23, 1983 –

Bowling Green Junior College plans on opening in Glasgow within the next 6 months. Location has not been decided.

Glasgow Police Officer Steve Byrd was sworn in as the 1983 President of the local Fraternal Order of Police. VP is Tony Clemmons, Treasurer is Fred Serra, Secretary is Robert Risley, Chaplain is Leon Jordon, Trustees are Joe Ed McDonald and Larry Thomas and St. Lodge Trustee is Steve Russell.


January 24, 1983 –

Glasgow Aquatic Club swimmer John Bucher turned in the best overall performance in the boys 8 and under age group at the McDonald’s Junior Olympic Ky. Swimming Championships held in Elizabethtown.


January 26, 1983 –

Barren County’s Johnny Bells puts up a shot against Warren Central. At left is Central’s Russell Butts and at right is Craig Eversole. Central won the game. 84-47.

Dewayne Willis is the new manager of Begley Drugs. Charles Porter was named assistant manager and manager of the pharmacy department.


January 27, 1983 –

Open House is held for BRADD’s first solar home in Glasgow. The home is located at the junction of Coral Hill Road and Glenview Drive. Cost of the home was $38,500 and features 1115 sq. feet of living space.


January 28, 1983 –

Mrs. Jan Bunch’s 2nd grade class at Eastern Elementary School recently held a play entitled “Annie’s Christmas”. Little Orphan Annie was played by Ginny Steenbergen, Jonathan Dugger played Punjab, Chad Garmon was Santa, Jason Zimmerman was Daddy Warbucks, Holly Hurt was Miss Hennigan, and Roy Jason Davidson as the dog Sandy.


January 29, 1983 –

AD – Rock Concert – Georgela Jetson Production presents in Concert Gestalt with special guest Panster – Solist Eric Albany, Saturday, January 29, 1983 at the Glasgow Armory. Admission is $3.00.


January 30, 1983 –

Glasgow native, John Richardson, is a successful make up artist in New York. He has worked with Bette Davis, Johnny Carson, Kris Kristofferson, Faye Dunaway, Elizabeth Taylor, Liza Minnelli, and the Bee Gees to name a few.

AD – Hecks – 9 Lives Catfood – 59 cents for 22 oz; Sun Giant Seedless Raisins. 89 cents; and Polaroid Sun Camera $54.97.





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