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September 1983


September 2, 1983 – Glasgow Insurance executive Chris Grinstead is taking his first crack at Shakespeare playing the part of the Duke of Venice in Horse Cave Theatre’s final play of the year “Othello”.

September 4, 1983 – BC Trojans win 27-7 over Edmonson County. Scotties down E-town 25-0. Caverna pops Gamaliel 21-0.

September 5, 1983 – Mike Steenbergen, former BCHS Band booster, purchased the first ticket to the Louise Mandrell Concert sponsored by BCHS Band Boosters from Jerry Kay Firkins.

September 7, 1983 – Townsend Calvert, formerly Construction foreman has been named Manager of the Glasgow District of Western Kentucky Gas.

September 8, 1983 – In a survey released by a New York Marketing firm, Glasgow has been listed as one of the 15 safest cities in the nation. Major Clifton Duncan, of the GPD, says he attributes Glasgow’s crime prevention record to a good uniform police force, aided by the Community Crime Check.

September 9, 1983 – Kasey Lynn Browning placed 1st in the Little Miss Labor Day Baby Show at Monroe County Sept. 1.

September 11, 1983 – Residents at Barren County Health Care Center had a special visit from 3 & 4 year old children from the Faith Christian Academy Tuesday.

September 14, 1983 – Christmas Parade Committee of the Chamber of Commerce are Rita Gray, Bernard Williams, LaNetta Clark and Mike Ferguson.

September 15, 1983 – Glasgow native, David Jackson has been named manager of Lerman Bros. Dry Goods located on the public square. He is the former assistant manager at F P Williams.

September 16, 1983 – Glasgow Daily Times moved to their new plant at 100 Commerce Drive.

September 18, 1983 – The last five graduating classes of Ralph Bunche High School 1958-63 had a reunion this summer with a three day celebration.

September 21, 1983 – SCRTC announces two new salesmen, Fred Proffitt and Bob Bryant.

John Simmons and Eldon Lewis were honored Monday for their service to the Postal Service. Simmons has 40 years of service and Lewis has 27 years of service.

September 22, 1983 – Barren County HOSA officers elected are Mark Ballard, Parliamentarian, Kris Johnson, Reporter, Maretta Crabtree, Treasurer, Shelley Brown, President, Ronnie Wood, VP and Teresa Denton, Secretary.

September 26, 1983 – Kim Hall is Glasgow’s Junior Miss. She is the daughter of Darrell and Midge Hall. 2nd runner up is Angela Mills Motley, 1st runner up is Lori Kesslar, 1983 Junior Miss Lisa Gumm, and 3rd runner up is Stacey Houchens.

September 27, 1983 – BCHS Homecoming Queen candidates are Kim Saltsman, Cindy Riddle, Leigh Ann Pendleton, Jacquie Beauchamp, Kelly Jones, Terri Crabtree, Stacey Houchens, Kelly Coop, Lynn Simpson, Ellen Isenberg, Jackie Houchens and Amy Scott.

September 28, 1983 – Missy Garrett has joined the hair care staff at Mr. Joe’s Cosmetology. Mrs. Sharon Travis is the new receptionist.

September 30, 1983 – Punt, toss and kick winners include one statewide winner, 13 year old Wes Berry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Berry. Other local winners were Chris Myatt, Chad Meadows, Billy Marrs, Christopher Reed, and Derrick Williams.



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