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February 1974

February 7, 1974 – Local guardsmen were among the 1,000 men called to active duty Tuesday night by Gov. Ford because of the violence connected with the truck strike.

The Barren County Board of Education Tuesday night voted to consolidate all of the high schools in Barren County the next school year.

February 14, 1974 – Cheryl Smith is named Barren County Basketball Homecoming Queen. She was crowned by Senior Doug Hunt.

Hiseville News – Rev. Gib Tucker and wife entertained with a noon dinner last Sunday for Mr. and Mrs. J B Alexander. This was in honor of their daughter, Laura’s birth and for the Alexanders.

Rt. 5 Newsletter – Mrs. Edgar Cox was visiting Mr. and Mrs. E B Scott and Shirley Tuesday. Mr. Wilbur Bewley was visiting his parents Mr. and Mrs. J A Bewley on Monday.

Eastern Elementary School Cheerleaders won first place in the 6th Grade Invitational Tournament – Stacy Polson, Dana Bradshaw, Wendy Bruton, Beth Pickett, Stacy Broady, Susan Manion, Lisa Crabtree and Krissie Nuckols.

Etoile Newsletter – Miss Tena Hood, of Glasgow spent last week with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Kinslow. Mr. and Mrs. Noel Young spent Saturday with their daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Rich and Gena.

February 21, 1974 – Ted Simmons has been selected as the Executive VP of the Glasgow Barren County Chamber of Commerce to succeed Les Moran who will retire.

Summer Shade News – Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Branstetter and Stephen and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bowles and Ben attended the Farm Show in Louisville Thursday.

AD – Houchens – Bananas 12c pound, Pork chops, $1.29 pound, Kraft BBQ sauce 39c, and two bunches of green onions 29c.

Glasgow City Schools have been dismissed for the remainder of the week to flu -like virus.

Barren County Schools will return to 8 a.m. starting time March 4. Bus pickups will return to their regular time before the enactment of daylight savings time.

February 28, 1974 – Bruce Wilkerson, Barren County High, was presented the Star Farmer Award by Joe Bertram of Mammoth Cave PCA at the annual FFA banquet.

News from Casey’s Fork – There was a shower given for Virginia and Randy Anderson Friday night. They received several nice gifts. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Anderson have moved out into their trailer. Mr. Ryford Shaw will go to Bowling Green Monday to see an eye doctor.

Caverna wins 68-53 over Metcalfe county. Stevie Parnell, Metcalfe County and James Larimore, Caverna were two of the players.


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