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April, 1981

April 1, 1981 – Bids were opened for Glasgow’s new Downtown Parking Garage.

Historic Cave City store, Handy and Reynolds, will close after an auction on April 4. The store opened October 15, 1915 selling anything a person might need from hardware, coal and food.

April 2, 1981 – 107 people file for election to city and county offices in Barren County.

April 5, 1981 – Miss Tammy McCubbins of Horse Cave is crowned Miss Western, 1981, making her eligible to compete in the Miss Kentucky pageant.

April 7, 1981 – Alan Denton, Publicity Chairman and Jim Crow, Chairman of the Glasgow Barren County Jaycee Fair announce the dates for the fair, June 15-20. The fair will be held at the Jaycee Fairgrounds on Highway 68-80.

April 9, 1981 – The Senior Citizens Club held their 10th year anniversary celebration for charter members Wednesday.

Dana Denton, GHS Senior, and son of Mr. and Mrs. James Denton, signed a grant in aid scholarship to play basketball for St. Catherine College near Bardstown.

April 12, 1981 – New officers for Glasgow Barren County Jaycees are Lynn Bryant, Rickie Pollock, Mike Gill, Mike Mosby and Roger Settles, Directors, Jim Crow, external VP, Tommy Bartley, Sec., Carl Risen, Pres., Jake Dickinson, Internal VP and Gary Pierce, treasurer.

April 14, 1981 – Salaries set for Glasgow officials. The councilmen will receive $1200 per year and the mayor will receive $6000 annually.

April 16, 1981 – G & W Mobile Homes has announced that Jerry Childress has recently joined the staff as a sales representative.

April 17, 1981 – Little Mr. and Mrs. Expo are Brian London and Christina McClendon. Runners up were Katrina Bradley and Derek Depp.

April 20, 1981 – LaTokia Bush, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bush was crowned Miss Easter at the Summer Shade Easter pageant.

April 22, 1981 – The Chestnut Grove Homemaker Club was organized in October of 1949 at the home of Mrs. Guthrie Edwards. The club was first known as the Oil City Club.

Morris Powell is the new golf pro and general manager of the Glasgow Golf and Country Club.

April 24, 1981 – Kentucky Attorney General Steve Beshear visited in the Glasgow area to talk about his Citizens Access Program.

April 26, 1981 – Betsy McDonald Bowles has joined the staff at Mr. Joe’s Cosmetology and Barber Salon.

April 28, 1981 – Mayor Luska J. Twyman is reappointed as regent at Kentucky State University.

April 29, 1981 – Dress rehearsal is held for Glasgow’s amateur “Far off Broadway Players” first program “You Can’t take it with you”. Actors include Chris Grinstead, Karen Jones, Phillip Grinstead, Archie Williams, Barney Cannon, Reba Barrett and Scott Coffman.

Glasgow Marine has new owners, Randall Pickett and Darrell Hall.

April 30, 1981 – AD – King’s Paint and Paper Store has a sale on Glidden House Paint. $10.99 a gallon for flat and $11.99 a gallon for gloss.




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