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May 1, 1983 – AD – May’s Shoes – Central Center and Downtown – Mothers Day Sale – 20% off Connie, Candies, Dexter, Footnotes Sandals, Bass, Danelle and Nike.

AD – New Farmers Bank – Happy Valley Branch – Employees are Brenda Jackson, Mgr., Vicki Pennycuff, Janet Sadler, Patsy Smith, Tammy Groce, Rene McCandless, Elaine Wilson, Gary Norman, Wende Bruton and Candace Steen.

James Stell is featured in the Glasgow Daily Times as the Piano Man . Stell came to Glasgow in 1954 after being contacted by Charlie Faught who wanted a piano tuner for his furniture store.


May 2, 1983 – City County and State officials announce that work will begin immediately on a new access road to Barren County High School from the Glasgow By Pass.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial is complete now on the Courthouse law. Those who were killed in Vietnam have their names listed along with the date of their death.


May 3, 1983 – Lesa Lindsey will be directing the next play presented by the Far Off Broadway Players – “Mornings at Seven”.


May 4, 1983 – A new steeple was installed at the First Nazarene Church at 600 E Main Street Wednesday morning.

HHS ’68 Class will meet Sunday, May 15 at 2 p.m. at Hiseville School gym to discuss plans for a class reunion.


May 5, 1983 – J C Hatcher, Harry G Saddler, and R Terry Houchen, have announced that Tommy G High, a licensed funeral director, has purchased part ownership in Hatcher and Saddler Funeral Home.

Donnie Branham was the winner of a bicycle given away by Baskin Robbins. Betty Smythe, manager, made the presentation.


May 8, 1983 – Mammoth Cave Garment Co. of Cave City has recognized 6 of their employees for service with the company. Virginia Decker – 5 years, Margie Laird – 15 years, Rosetta Lewis, 15 years, Edith Reed – 10 years,  Alma Craine – 10 years, and Sue Grider – 25 years.

AD – Hecks – Sunbeam three speed mixer $11.97; GE 10 Cup coffee maker $29.99; Empire 42 cup coffee urn $16.99; Ansco Disc Camera $34.99; Rival Can opener $11.99 and Seal a Meal $9.99.


May 11, 1983 – 23 outstanding High School Seniors were honored Tuesday night at the Citizens  Bank Hall of Fame Banquet held at Barren River State Park.

Terry Lewis Bunnell, son of Mrs. Dorothy Forbis, Cave City has been awarded the Hines Management Scholarship at Freed Hardman College.

Barren County Board of Realtors is planning to hold a Blue-Gray Auction to aid in the restoration of Ft. Williams.


May 15, 1983 – Retired Monroe County Clerk Grace Rush Emmerett, 77, of Tompkinsville, dies at Monroe County Medical Center.

Thomas W Davis announces the relocation of his law office to The TIMES building at 135 W. Public Square in Glasgow.


May 16, 1983 – Wilborn Harrison, manager of Long John Silvers was presented an appreciation award for the support the restaurant has given to the local Red Cross Bloodmobile. Mrs. Frances Bastien, Chairman, presented the award.


May 17, 1983 – GHS Seniors will present their Spring play “Mirrors” May 26th. Laura Bracy and Greg Elder are of the actors in the play. No admission charge to see the play.


May 19, 1983 – 4 inches of rain Wednesday night caused flooding problems across the County. Radio Court, Hwy. 252, Oil Well Road and Tobacco Road were closed.

Winners of the National Nursing Home Week Poster contest were Emily Payne 1st, Claire Katchak, 2nd, and Michael Darst, 3rd, John Stephens, 4th, and Mark Moore, 5th. Administrators of local nursing homes Steve Jones, Jean Stephens, and Alex Mitchell along with Butch Twyman, principal of Happy Valley presented the awards.


May 20, 1983 – James T Stuppy is the Scottie Band Director at Glasgow High School. He and his wife, Dorothy and son, James Jr. were introduced to the Glasgow Band Parents Thursday night.


May 22, 1983 – Wanda Barlow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James D Barlow, Summer Shade, has been named Outstanding Dorm Resident of Florence Schneider Hall at WKU.


May 26, 1983 – The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, DC gave approval to the Barren County Bankshares. This means the shares of C H Butcher, Jr., in the Citizens Bank will be transferred to the name of BC Bankshares, Inc.









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