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Monday, 19 July 2010 11:59

June, 1980 

June 1, 1980 – James King and Dave Bruton are the new owners of Central Center Gulf.

June 2, 1980 – Louisvillian John Nason wins the 2nd annual Great Summer Fun Run. 235 runners showed up for the race.

June 4, 1980 – Recent Bride Laura Ellen McCoy Headrick is presented a handmade quilt from members of the Bethel Homemakers.

June 5, 1980 – Hundreds of residents and tourists near Cave City were evacuated after a semi trailer truck wrecked on I-65 and the deadly chemical it was carrying began leaking.

June 5, 1980 – The 10 county BRADD members, all 265 of them, were the first guests of the new Cave City Convention Center. Al Smith was the speaker.

June 6, 1980 – Bruce Goodman will preach in the morning worship service at the Glasgow Baptist Church this Sunday morning.

June 8, 1980 – Donnelley Runners Club takes advantage of the new Physical Fitness trail at Barren River State Park.

June 8, 1980 – Horse Cave Theatre opens its fourth season with Table Manners, with Elizabeth Bussey as Sarah and K C Kelly as Norman.

June 13, 1980 – New Farmers National Bank – 24 Hour clubhouse for the Glasgow Square Shopping center arrived in Glasgow and has been placed in its new location.

June 15, 1980 – Roy Cole Mobile Homes has opened a new business in Happy Valley, near Long John Silvers. Barry Tooley is the manager of the new business.

June 15, 1980 – Glasgow Barren County Jaycees Fair opens at Barren County Speedway, Hwy. 68 & 80. Sonny Wimpee and James Crow are this year’s fair chairmen.

June 16, 1980 – Marlene Greer wins the DAR Good Citizen Award.

June 17, 1980 – Andi Manning is crowned Miss Barren County Fair – 1980.

June 19, 1980 – Theatre group is formed in Metcalfe County by Tim Best, drama teacher at Metcalfe County, and George Bowling. It is called Barn Lot Theatre. The first play will be “Barefoot in the Park”.

June 22, 1980 – Jack Shelton has been nominated by the Barren County Democratic Executive Committee to fill the position of Magistrate created by the resignation of John Day Dickinson.

June 23, 1980 – Dr. Narasimha Reddy opens orthopedic practice in Glasgow.

Ernest Simpson Construction demolished the Old Citizens Bank Building.

The 1956 Graduating class of Austin Tracy High School will hold its 24th class reunion July 5 at Copper Frog.

June 24, 1980 – Mr. and Mrs. Robert Marshall became the first participants in the Highland Avenue Rehabilitation Project to move into a new home that was built for them.

June 24, 1980 – Mike McGuire recently received a certificate signifying his successful completion of the Eaton Tool & Die Maker Apprenticeship Program.

Sorensen held Open House Friday for their new Sales and Marketing office in the Old Pedigo & Lessenberry Building on the W. Public Square.

Brenda Farley, 10 year old daughter of Kay and Bernell Farley won a new 10 speed bicycle for selling $216 worth of candy to help buy a van for the Park Avenue Christian Youth Club. Jimmy Emmitt, son of Nancy and Charlie Emmitt , sold $119 worth to win the second place prize.

June 27, 1980 – The descendents of H. T. and Ella Crawford Jolly met June 14th at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Preston Jolly for the annual Jolly Family reunion.

June 27, 1980 – Guy Joe Hall is the President of the Temple Hill Lions Club.

June 29, 1980 – SCRTC installs the 25, 000th phone at the residence of the Rev. Steve Ferguson family in Munfordville. The installer was Billy Houchens.

Bob Buckner, a Campbellsville native, has been employed as a registered pharmacist by the Glasgow Prescription Center and Town and Country Drugs.

June 30, 1980 – Winners in the annual Lads and Lassies Golf Tournament were 1st – Mr. and Mrs. Jim Meek, 2nd – Mr. and Mrs. Tom Brumfield, and third, Kathy May and Randy Hampton.



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