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BAPTIST TRAINING UNION, FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH(B. T. U. of Southern
Baptist Convention), 1iOO S. Main Street, Hopkinsville. Founded
1915. President, Gilmer B. Pursley. Secretary, Mrs. Gilmer B.
Pursley, both of 408`W. 15th Street, Hopkinsville, Telephone 1256.
Membership: 114. Open to boys and girls wishing to acquire religious
Committees; None reported. `
Purpose; Training in church membership.
Normal Civic Activities; Cooperating with Red Cross, Child Welfare
and charity organizations.
Defense Activities; Engaged In Sewing and Preparation of Surgical
Dressings, Family Social Service in Industrial Areas. Interested
In Collecting Books.
Local Publications; None reported.
BELMONT PARENT=TEACHER ASSOCI;TION(Kentucky and National Congresses
P.T.A.), c/e Mrs. Frank Yost, East Seventh Street, Hopkinsville.
Founded 1926. President, Hrs. O. C. Deeoursey, East Ninth Street,
Hopkinsville. Telephone 121. Secretary, Mrs. Frank Yost, East
Seventh Street, Hopkinsville. Telephone 715. Terms expire 1945.
Membership; 62. Open tp parent, teachers or other individuals
interested in child welfare.
Committees; Health, Mrs. G. L. Cayce; Magazine, Mrs. Jimmie Higgins;
Program, Mrs. Frank Yost, Jr.; Publicity, Hrs. Luther Cowhcrd;
Membership, Hrs. Durward‘Ialker, all of Hopkinsville.
Purpose; Cooperation between the home and school for improvement
of the child, Coeperates in health work with local public.
Defense Activities; Interested In Red Cross Assistance, Preparation
and Serving of Food.
Local Publications: None.
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, DISTRICT OFFICE (National Boy Scouts of
America), Chamber of Commerce Building, Hopkinsville. Founded
1955. President, C. H. Gilmore, Glenwood Street, Clarksville,
Tenn. Seeretray, G."Iarren Taylor, Robin Road, Hopkinsville.
Telephone 994~J. Terms expire December, 1942.
Membership; 747. Open to boys of good character 12 to 21 years old.
Committees; None reported.