William Longhurst Jr.
Mr. Longhurst graduated from Guthrie High School in 1956. He obtained a degree in Education from Austin Peay State University. Upon returning to Guthrie High School he began teaching science and coaching basketball. He would later leave the teaching profession to help in the family business, Longhurst General Store, an iconic piece of Guthrie Main Street. His love of coaching continued though Little League Baseball in the surrounding community. He was a member of Guthrie’s Baptist Church, Volunteer Fire Department, City Council, and Senior Citizens Center, as well as President of both Guthrie Planning and Zoning Commission and Guthrie Main Street.