July 1980 PDF Print
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July 1, 1980 – Hiseville High School Class of 1970 held its 10 year reunion. Class members attending were Phillip Coomer, Sharon Bowles Coomer, Bruce Bunch, Donnie Colliver, David Compton, Larry Crain, Robert Garvin, Jerry London, Bobby Richardson, Mike Spillman, Jo Brent Strader Johnson, E. G. Thompson and Keith Weaver.

July 2, 1980 – Clarence Jerome Ramsey has been named the new principal at Austin Tracy School replacing Robert Conkin who retired.

July 6, 1980 – Mrs. Charles Honeycutt, along with 13 GHS students and four adults have returned from a 16 day tour of five European Countries. (Henry, Charlie B. was one of them)

Temple Hill, Class of 1960 will hold its 20th class reunion July 26th at Holiday Inn. The Temple Hill Class of 1950 will hold their reunion at Holiday Inn on July 19th.

July 9, 1980 – Robert Kinker, M.D., a native of Frankfort will begin practicing medicine in Glasgow on July 21.

Ernie Myers is the new president of Glasgow Rotary Club succeeding Don Barrickman.

July 13, 1980 – 7 Local Teachers attended the National Education Association meeting in Los Angeles, Ca. They were JoAnn Tolle, Frances Steenbergen, Loretta Lindsey, Janet Johnson, Russell Conley, Suzanne Britt, and Wayne Free. President Jimmy Carter was one of the keynote speakers.

Glasgow’s Little League All Stars include Corey Jones, Joey Botts, Dewayne Depp, Rad York, Keith Thomas, Cal Whitehead, Jeff Garmon, Paul Anderson, Davy Walden, Joe Billy Reid, Rich Alexander, Donnie Cash, Les Broady, James Neal, Shawn Williams, Bat boys Mike Cook and Matt Alexander and coaches Bobby Cook and Rick Alexander.

Barnlot Theatre presents “Barefoot in the Park” featuring Sheila Keithly as Mother, Don McMurtrey as Paul and Vickie Morgan as Corrie.

July 14, 1980 – Mehl Ampon wins the singles in the Weldon Tournament and Ampon and Jimmy Milley teamed up to win the doubles.

July 15, 1980 – Tuesday night on TV – ABC – 20/10 and the ’80 Republican National Convention, CBS and NBC, ’80 Republican Nation Convention.

July 16, 1980 – Demolition continues on the former Citizens Bank and Trust Company. The old vault was difficult to demolish despite the use of a large wrecking ball.

David Kinsman and Melanie Whitlow represented the Glasgow Aquatic Club at the AAU Ky. Jr. Olympic Swim team meet at Fort Knox.

July 17, 1980 – Junior Miss Contestants are Sherry Hodge, Lisa Shirley, Martha Taylor, Jackie Warren, Carolyn Redford and Sherry Rascoe.

July 18, 1980 – Local men, ages 19 and 20  will begin filing into area post offices Monday morning to sigh up for the first draft registration since the Vietnam War.

July 22, 1980 – 18 year old Debbie Lane was crowned Miss Farmers RECC at the annual meeting. She follows in the step of her sister, Connie, who was last year’s pageant winner.

More than 100 people attended the Edmond Rogers Reunion held Sunday at Edmonton Masonic Hall. Primary organizers were Sarah Rogers Moore, Dr. Lewis Dickinson, Teddy Ray and James Rogers.

July 23, 1980 – Austin Tracy All Stars are Kevin Beam, Cleatus Phillips, Scott Matthews, Jonathan Ward, Chris Toms, David Woodcock, Shane West, Greg Turner, Timmy Key, Jonathan Young, Derick Atkinson and Wesley Coulter. Coaches were Ben Key, Dan Atkinson and Glenn Matthews.

July 25, 1980 – Pascal Bailey, Louisville, daughter of Barren County Native, Danny Bailey, was crowned Miss Temple Hill Fair.

July 28, 1980 – Apparently several Glasgow residents felt the tremor from Sunday’s earthquake, but it was probably the strongest felt at the Glasgow Water Treatment plant at Barren River Reservoir. 
July 29, 1980 – Mr. and Mrs. Doug Isenberg entertained the 1955 graduating class of Caverna High School, of which he was a member, at their home on Glenview Drive. Class members attending were Daine Isenberg, Bobby Bennett, Doug Isenberg, Robert Wilson, Jackie Hatcher, Winston Wilson, Noreida Hay Resser, Shelba Wood Hayes, Betty Jane Brownfield Isenberg, Betty Jean Lisenby Ralston, Beverly Veluzat Goodman, Robert Poynter and Jesse Goodhue.

AD – K Mart – The Family Restaurant – Sunday 12 – 5 – BBQ Chicken Dinner $3.25, Monday 4-7, Veal Parmesean $1.99, Tuesday 4-7 All you can eat fried fish dinner $2.55 and Wednesday 4-7 Turkey Dinner $2.00.

July 30, 1980 – The incoming senior class of Glasgow High School received their class rings this Wednesday. John Curd, one of the seniors has the distinction of having the largest ring ever made by the ring company in over 100 years of business – a size 19.

The Mammoth Cave Alpine Slide is due to open soon on Highway 70 near the I-65 interchange.

July 31, 1980 – AD – Sidewalk Savings at Mary Marshall of Glasgow – Selected groups of blouses $6.00, dresses $10.00, Slacks $8.00 and Knit tops $3.00.

The Believers Four will be the guest singers at the Barren County Singing convention at Lera B. Mitchell Clubhouse. Members include James Garner, Larry Reece, David Thompson and Tom Duncan.



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