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January, 1981

January 2, 1981 – Sunday night on TV – ABC – Charlie’s Angels, and “Butch Cassidy and Sundance Kid”, NBC – ChiPs, and “Harper Valley PTA”, CBS – One Day at a Time, Alice, Jeffersons, Trapper John MD.

January 4, 1981 – 40th wedding anniversaries celebrated by Mr. and Mrs. Guy Steenbergen and Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Matthews.

January 6, 1981 – Mrs. Jamie Doty and Kenneth Calvert were sworn in as members of the Glasgow Board of Education. Mrs. Christine Key, Harry G Jewell and William Jones were sworn in as new board members of the Barren County School System.

January 8, 1981 – The Barren River Rod and Gun Club is releasing a new limited edition knife, of which only 150 will be available.

January 9, 1981 – Construction continues on First Federal Savings and Loan building on Smith Road.

January 11, 1981 – The first new Glasgow Barren County Chamber of Commerce member for 1981 is Lucille Peers.

January 13, 1981 – Bill Marsh, comptroller of the Eaton Plant in Glasgow, took top honors at the Awards banquet of the Barren Bassmaster Club. He was selected “Bass Man of the Year”.

January 18, 1981 – Bonnie C Smith joins the staff of Mr. Joe’s Cosmetologist and Salon.

Candidates for 1981 Hiseville Junior High Homecoming Queen are Pam Meredith, Tammy Weir, Rita Daffron, Angie Cox, Mellisa Walden, Donna Frazier, Jamie London and Billie Jo Garrett.
January 20, 1981 – 52 Americans are released from captivity in Iran.

January 21, 1981 – Glasgow’s Debbie Lane was crowned Miss County Fair of Kentucky Saturday night. She represented Monroe County in the pageant.

Harold T. Matthews is named the new President of Citizens Bank and Trust. He was elected President of the Glasgow Barren County Chamber of Commerce the day before.

January 22, 1981 – 6 employees of the dietatary department at TJ Samson Community Hospital were honored for perfect attendance during the year 1980. They were Jewell Austin, Sarah Nichols, Joyce Turner, Georgia Myatt, Marie Ward and Dorene Powell.

Velma Anderson retires from Kentucky Pants Company after sewing jeans for 27 years.

January 27, 1981 – Barren County Schools close for the rest of the week due to outbreak of flu.

Officers of the Finney Rocky Hill Sportsman Club are Joe Austin, President, Johnny Kinslow, VP, Doug Hawks, Sec-Treas, and Directors Steve Vincent, Billy Joe Moore, Donald Hawks, and Alton Hawks.

January 30, 1981 – Six inches of snow is dumped in the area.



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