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August, 1970

August 3, 1970 – Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Moss and daughter, Linda, have returned from a three week trip out west visiting their sons, Buelon and Kenneth and their families.

August 5, 1970 – Robert W. Stone has purchased the Glasgow Prescription Center from E. Pat Vann.

AD – Ely Drugs – Downtown, Happy Valley and Glenview Drive – 100 Bayer Aspirin 77 cents. Tums three roll pack 19 cents. Beach Party Suntan Lotion 99 cents. Get coupon worth 100 S & H Green stamps with the purchase of a 13 oz. can of Aqua Net Hair Spray for 88 cents.

August 6, 1970 – Three prominent Glasgow citizens passed away – Randolph C Wilson, Sir, 69, Paul F. Pride, 56, and George Ford, 60.

August 7, 1970 – Miss Tamara Branstetter is crowned Miss Barren County Fair.

August 10, 1970 – The Chism Clan gathers in Glasgow for a weekend get together.

Kay Bartley, Glasgow is crowned Miss Cumberland County Fair.

August 12, 1970 – Ground is broken on Columbia Avenue for New Farmers Bank’s Main Branch.

August 13, 1970 – Curtis Wood, 22, escaped severe injuries Wednesday when his car collided with a truck loaded with beer on the Burkesville Road, east of Glasgow.

August 14, 1970 – The addition of a library and cafeteria to the Liberty Street School is under construction, but will not be finished by school opening this fall.

The 1970 Gay Blade Dance will be held Saturday evening at the Glasgow Country Club. Officers are Johnny Lowe, Richard Harris and Joe Harris.

August 17, 1970 - G. Phillip Whiteside opens his office for the practice of dentistry at 400 E. Main Street in Glasgow.

Cathy Greer celebrated her 5th birthday with a part at her home at 219 Kelly Drive. Those present were Ann Jones, Jerry McCoy, Laura Poynter, Leona Johnson, Susan Carlson, Kevin Thompson, Lorie Duvall and Marty Hope.

August 20, 1970 – Officials of the F. P. Williams Furniture Co. today announced that Thomas Foster has accepted the position of sales manager with that firm.

August 21, 1970 – AD – Burger Chef – 4/89 cents cheeseburgers

August 24, 1970 -  Donna Russell, 15, Horse Cave, shoed the grand champion Ayshire in the 4-H Dairy Show held at the Kentucky State Fair.  Tip Matthews and his dad, J. T. Matthews, had the Grand and Reserve Open Female and Kentucky Grand and Reserve female championship. They won a total of 46 blue, six red and four white ribbons.

District 6 TB Hospital celebrates its 20th anniversary.

Plans are underway for Tompkinsville Sesquicentennial to be observed September 1-7.

August 26, 1970 – Glasgow High School season opener will have Terry Harris, Kenny Hayes, Harold James, Harold Martin, Harrell Murray and Joe David Myers as receivers for the team. James and Hayes will probably start on offense with Harris and Myers ticketed for starting jobs on defense. Myers at safety.

August 27, 1970 – When Julie Ann Strader celebrated her 6th birthday, she had all eight of grandparents present.

August 28, 1970 – Sophomore James Stockton will be the Hiseville Cardinal Quarterback, Ronnie Birge will be the quarterback for Temple Hill, as will Barry Stice doing the honors for Park City. Ronnie Howard is Gamaliel’s quarterback and Danny Spurlock will be the quarterback for Allen County.

August 31, 1970 – 44 of the original 71 members of the Glasgow High School class of 1960 attended its first reunion at the Holiday Inn.




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