June 1960 PDF Print
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                      JUNE 1 – JUNE 4

TUESDAY:  Thirty-five students from twelve counties in Kentucky will make up the sixth class of the Glasgow School for Practical Nurses which will start June 13.  The course is for a one year period and upon graduation, the students are qualified to take the State Examination for Licensed Practical Nurses.


The year of instruction includes four months of classroom work and eight months of practical instruction, and the main objective is to provide the student a well rounded course on bedside nursing care of the patient. 

WEDNESDAY:  Little Miss Linda Forbis celebrated her fifth birthday Wednesday afternoon at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Forbis on Leslie Ave.  She had several little friends in to help celebrate.

THURSDAY:  Mr. and Mrs. L. K. Thomas and Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Whitlow spent the weekend in Chattanooga, Tenn., visiting Mr. and Douglas Whitlow and Tommy and their new daughter, Diane Elaine, who made her arrival on May 11.

FRIDAY:  Rev R. Trevis Otey, pastor of the Glasgow Baptist, plans to leave June 8, for Miami, Fla., from where he will go by plane to Panama City and on to Rio de Janiero, Brazil, to attend the Tenth Baptist World Congress meeting June 26-July 3.  In addition to attending the sessions of the Baptist World Congress, he will tour Southern Baptist mission fields in South and Central America.  Included in the itinerary of the mission fields will be Panama, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil and Puerto Rico. 
                       JUNE 7 – JUNE 11

MONDAY:  Miss Patsy Alexander, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert O. Alexander of Glasgow, a junior at Transylvania College was chosen by members of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity as the “Dream Girl of the Year”.   Patsy is a member of the Delta Delta Delta Sorority and was selected earlier this year, by the student body as first attendant to Miss Transylvania and Mr. Pioneer.  This is the highest honor that may come to a member of the Jr. Class.

TUESDAY:  Mr. and Mrs. Herman Shipley of Route 5, Glasgow, announce the engagement of their daughter, JUDY Ann, to Mr. Melvyn Douglas Matthews, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Matthews also of Glasgow.  Miss Shipley graduated from Temple Hill High School in 1959 and Mr. Matthews is a graduate of Glasgow High School.  The wedding will take place Sunday, July 10, at 3:00 p.m. at the Beech Grove Baptist Church near Eighty Eight. 
WEDNESDAY:  Mrs. S. E. Martin, Route 6, Glasgow, announces the engagement of her daughter, Etta, to Mr. Kenneth D. Calvert, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Calvert, 404 Leslie Ave, this city.  Miss Martin graduated from Campbellsville Junior College, and earned a B. S. Degree from Western Kentucky State College, Bowling Green.  She has been teaching in the third grade in the Park City School.  Mr. Calvert received a B. S. Degree in Pharmacy from The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, Lexington, and is a partner in the Firm of Ely Drug Company.  The wedding will take place at three o’clock in the afternoon, July 24, at the Glasgow Baptist Church. 
THURSDAY:  Several rumors have been circulating concerning the stealing of tobacco plants from beds on the farms in the county.  A check with the County Sheriff’s Office shows two cases being reported.  One 400 yard bed was “cleaned completely on the farm of F. T. Montgomery, Hiseville, Thursday night and another was reported stolen from the farm of Ben Matthews in the Goodnight-Griderville community.  Farmers who are lucky enough to have a supply of the plants that are so scarce, are urged to keep an “eye” on their beds. 
FRIDAY:  Another step in the ever expanding new facilities of Gorin Park were added when Dr. W. A. Weldon threw the switch lighting up the Weldon Memorial Tennis Court.

The project, which was originally contracted at $1500 by the Glasgow Junior Chamber of Commerce, under the direction of Bill Risen and Bill Maupin, was completed at a much reduced cost due to the spirited cooperation of local citizens and businesses. 
                          JUNE 14 – JUNE 18
MONDAY:  Mr. and Mrs. William Kimbell, and family have moved to their new home in Castle Heights Subdivision.  He has also assumed his new duties as administrator at the T. J. Samson Community Hospital.

TUESDAY:  Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Bailey of Louisville have moved to Glasgow to make their home.  Mr. Bailey is employed with the E. and C. Telephone Co., and she with First federal Savings and Loan Association. 
WEDNESDAY:  In a letter from the Post Office Department, Office of inspector, Mr. O. D. Bowles was notified Wednesday that he had aided the Post Office in bringing a dishonest firm to justice.  Mr. Bowles bought a Geiger counter from a New York firm and it was defective.  He returned it and never heard from them again.  He reported the matter to the Post Office Inspector and upon investigation found the firm operating under eight different names and two addresses.  The operators of the concerns were brought to trial on charges of having used the mails in a scheme to defraud, and were sentenced to 30 month imprisonment and fined.  Mr. Bowles promptness in reporting the matter saved many others from being defrauded. 
THURSDAY:  Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Gray, Route 4, Smiths Grove, announce the engagement of their daughter, Carole Ann, to Mr. Jimmy Manion, son of Rev. and Mrs. Boyd Manion, Route 4, Glasgow.  Miss Gray is a 1960 graduate of Park City High School.  Mr. Manion is a 1957 graduate of Temple Hill High School and attends Campbellsville College.  The wedding will take place in late August. 

FRIDAY:  Mr. Woods Richardson tells us that farmers in Owensboro and Daviess County have completed the planting of their tobacco crops and that local farmers can find tobacco plants to finish their planting here if they will journey there. 

                    JUNE 21 – JUNE 25  

MONDAY:  Work began Monday on the new street extending from West Cherry Street to Jumps Lane in front of the new elementary school, which is progressing rapidly in construction.  Mr. and Mrs. Carter Hooks, he the new principal of the school, have purchased a new home in Wedgewood Subdivision and are expected to move during the summer.

TUESDAY:  CONSTRUCTION HAS BEGUNG ON NEW ‘ADAIRLAND COURT’:    Construction began Tuesday on the newest subdivision to be built in Glasgow, as Dr. W. A. Weldon a long time civic and sports-minded citizen, gave the red flag to start construction of a 70 lot development project n a 26 acre tract of land located between the North Jackson Highway and Franks Mill Road.

WEDNESDAY:  The Metcalfe County Courthouse was broken into sometime over the weekend, according to reports, the Sheriff’s office was entered and an undetermined amount of cash was taken along with two pistols, a .32 and .38 caliber.  The County Clerk’s office was also ransacked but nothing was reported missing.

THURSDAY:  Mr. Freelon Barber has joined the F. P. Williams-Hill Firestone Store staff in the capacity of salesman.  Mr. Barber is a native of Albany, Kentucky, and a graduate of Bowling Green Business University.

Mrs. Barber and sons Larry, age 12, and Roger, age 2 ½ , will join Mr. Barber in Glasgow when suitable living quarters are obtained.   Mr. Barber’s family is presently residing in Campbellsville, Kentucky.

FRIDAY:  It has been called to our attention that it was on June 20, 1933, that fire destroyed Davidson Bros. Wholesale Grocery & Produce on West Main Street.  It was in last week’s paper that that location is to be the future home of Nunn Auto Supply Co. 
                        JUNE 28 – JUNE 30

MONDAY:  According to the local climatolgical weather observatory a total of 4.97 inches of rain has fallen I Glasgow during the past week.  May not be a record, but it is a mighty “deep” average. 

TUESDAY:   Doug Proffitt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Proffitt, Garmon Ave., Glasgow, sign a professional baseball contract as a pitcher Tuesday night after a workout with the Cincinnati Reds and will report to spring training in February 1961 and will be assigned to a Class D League.

 He is a graduate of Glasgow High School, played on the Western State Teachers College baseball team the past year as a freshman and for the past two seasons played with the local Glasgow Bruin Team in the South Central Kentucky League.  To date in this season’s play, the Bruins have used the pitching of Proffitt to win seven straight without a defeat.

WEDNESDAY:  Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Travis will arrive tomorrow to make their home in Glasgow.  Freddie was discharged from the Marines Wednesday morning after serving three years.  They have been stationed at Camp Le Jeune, North Carolina, and will make home at 311 Leslie Ave., city.  Freddie will be associated with his father at the Ideal hardware Company.





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