Glenn Ballenger recognized by City of Russell Springs

The City of Russell Springs participated in a retirement ceremony held for Glen Ballenger on Friday.

Ballenger was recognized by the city for “distinguished 50+ years as a business leader in the community” and Mayor Eddie Thomas declared April 23 “Glenn Ballenger Day” in Russell Springs.

Ballenger began his career with Ballenger-Sinclair Gas Station in Russell Springs in 1968, and moved locations to the corner of Highway 127 and Maple Street in 1980, changing the name to Ballenger Tire.

A retirement ceremony with family and friends was held in honor of Ballenger on Friday.

Russell Springs Mayor Eddie Thomas, left, presents a proclamation to Glenn Ballenger declaring Friday, April 23 as “Glenn Ballenger Day” in Russell Springs.
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