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At the Ballgame!
June 25, 2009
Mushrooms from Mammoth Cave
June 24, 2009
Local Kids
June 23, 2009
Hummer/Mrs. Harvey
June 22, 2009
Recent Storm Damage!
Recent Storm Damage!
(upper left) Alice Thrasher sent us this photo and writes:
Storm damage.
(upper right) Tim and Brenda sent us this photo and write:
Here are a few shots from some of the damage at the Glasgow CC golf course.
(lower left) Jena Pace sent us this photo and writes:
Strom damage yesterday afternoon. Thnakful no one was hurt. But Chad Livingston's blazaer didn't make it thur. We had many trees down on jackson hwy. One landed on our front proch.
(lower right) Michelle Estes sent us this photo and writes:
I obtained the following pics on Hwy 68/80 today while trying to get home before the storm hit. Sadly, I missed home by 2 minutes and had to wait out the storm at a safe location until it was safe to drive again. These were taken just before you get to the A.L. Shirley Road and on down to where the Windy Hill Store was. I hope you can use them.

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More Christmas Joy!
Picture Featured:    January 01, 2009 More Christmas Joy!
(upper photo) Jonathan and Jamie Biven sent us this photo and write:
This hasn't happened in awhile, but ALL of Dr. and Mrs. Eugene Marion's family gathered Christmas night. We had a great time and a wonderful Christmas!
(lower left/center) Judy Hardison sent us these and writes:
We had a visitor at our house on Christmas Eve!! Santa came to visit the grandchildren, Kade and Wells Bratcher, they were very excited as well as my daughters, Aimee Bratcher and Julee Wimpee. We all had a wonderful Christmas enjoying our family and friends! Happy New Year to all.
(lower right) Denise and Greg Glass sent us this photo and write:
This is our two grandaughters with Santa. Zoey 3 (parents Ryan Glass and Katrina Sturgeon) and Kinleigh 15 months (parents Blane and Kristy Glass). Santa was granddaddy Greg in diguise. Both girls promised to be good. Happy New Year.


2008 GNCC Champion
Picture Featured:    January 02, 2009 2008 GNCC Champion
Polly Spillman sent us this photo and writes:
Enclosed is a picture of Will Wilkinson. He is the 2008 Grand National Cross-Country champion for 4-wheeler racing. There are several area young men who participate in this event. Michael Nunnally was second place winner. The award banquet was held in Philadelphia on November 28, 2008.

Polly Wilkinson Spillman



Law Abiding in Morocco
Picture Featured:    January 03, 2009 Law Abiding in Morocco
Marty Wooten sent us this photo and writes:
I was told that it was the law that if you go to Morocco that you have to have a picture made of yourself on a camel. Well I sure didn't want to break the law. This picture was taken just west of Tangier a couple of weeks ago. I stayed on the full 8 seconds. Ha Ha!


Headed to New Mexico
Picture Featured:    January 04, 2009 Headed to New Mexico
Al Dilley sent us this photo and writes:
I talked with this fellow on 31-E, north of Glasgow, during Thanksgiving week. He said he was headed to Santa Fe, New Mexico. So I guess a fellow could travel about anywhere on 2 horsepower.


Kitty... Bird?
Picture Featured:    January 05, 2009 Kitty... Bird?
(left) Bunny Harlow sent us this photo and writes:
Bill,
Just wanted to share a pic of my new Christmas kitty. He is a Blue Point Siamese and his name is PyPurr Noel Harlow.

Happy New Year,
Bunny Harlow <><

(right) Wendell Kennison sent us this photo and writes:
I found this funny looking, smell bad bird eating my sunflower seeds... Funny, the other birds avoided it..

Wendell



50th Birthday
Picture Featured:    January 06, 2009 50th Birthday
Jason Stahl sent us this photo and writes:
This is Richard Stahl on his 50th birthday with some of the girls from Hooters. Can you tell he had a great time?

Jason Stahl



Post-Christmas Fun
Picture Featured:    January 07, 2009 Post-Christmas Fun
Karla Norman sent us this photo and writes:
Here are a couple of pictures of Tuck Norman enjoying the tent he received as a Christmas present from his uncle, Ethan Perkins. I especially like the one where he’s peeking out the window.


Little ones at Christmas
Picture Featured:    January 08, 2009 Little ones at Christmas
Connie Lyon sent us this photo and writes:
This is a picture of the little ones in our family who made our Christmas so wonderful!! Reagan Brooke Lyon (2 1/2) daughter of Justin Lyon and granddaughter of Connie Lyon and the late Burt Lyon, Mason Will (2 1/2) and Jaycee Rae Bunch (9 mon) son and daughter of Joey and Melissa Bunch, grandchildren of Willie & Sheila Bunch and Roger & Linda Gentry.


Happy New Year!
Picture Featured:    January 09, 2009 Happy New Year!
Tommy & Lynn Vick sent us this photo and write:
Hey Bill!
Greetings from the "Ville" as we lovingly call it (Hustonville, that is)! We have been here for 6 months, but our new house never felt as much like home as when we had all the kids here with us for Christmas. Thomas was on leave from Luke AFB in Glendale, AZ, and Katharine, Dennis & Carson still live in Horse Cave. We wish all our 'family friends' in Glasgow a very Happy New Year!

Attached is a picture of us all, after several takes we kept this one. Carson wanted to move so I was looking to make sure he was still in Katharine's lap! At least I am smiling!

Take care!
Tommy & Lynn Vick



Giving to others...
Picture Featured:    January 10, 2009 Giving to others...
(left) John Eudy sent us this photo and writes:
This is a picture of Evangelist Melvin Sisson and I at a recent revival at the Brotherhood Freewill Baptist Church on Oil City Rd., he travels several states preaching revival every night of the week, you can hear him daily on 88.3 King of Kings radio at 12:00.

John Eudy

(right) "gchapman" sent us this photo and writes:
My granddaughter, seven-year-old Briana Compton of Edmonton recently donated 10 inches of her hair to Locks of Love. This organization provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children in the United States and Canada under age 18 suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis. Briana donated her hair at Connie's Hair Hut of Cave City.


Trip to Green Bay
Picture Featured:    January 11, 2009 Trip to Green Bay
George Katchak sent us these and writes:
Bill,
My son, Patrick, invited me to go to see a Green Bay Packer game in Wisconsin, December 28th. It was the game between the Packers and the infamous Detroit Lions. It was unfortunate for the Lions, as they finished the season 0-16. An unpopular record to have in the NFL. At game time, it was a bit chilly, 22 degrees with wind of 20-30mph. The day before, the northern midwest had a big warm up. Early the morning of the game, the temperatures dropped into the teens with freezing rain and some snow. Everything was coated with a crusty mixture of snow and ice. There are no chairbacks in Lambeau. We had to scrape the bleacher benches to see the numbers so we could find our proper seat. Anouncements at the games were a bit unusual. One before the game included no throwing snowballs. In the pictures, you will see Patrick and me at our seats. Look carefully and you will see the snow and ice on the benches. The other is of myself with the statue of the legendary Vince Lombardi. By the way we did arrive Lombardi early.


Forever Friends
Picture Featured:    January 12, 2009 Forever Friends
Kim Burks sent us this photo and writes:
Bill,
I can't believe it's been 4 yrs since our very first "gotcha day" celebration. I love to share pictures each year of my daughter Avery and two of her forever friends. They are all growing so much. Thanks for letting me share.

Kim Proffitt-Burks - (pictured are Avery Proffitt, Sophie Sharp & Chloe Northrup)



Girl Scout Troops 232 and 442
Picture Featured:    January 13, 2009 Girl Scout Troops 232 and 442
Melanie Watson sent us these photos and writes:
(upper photo) Girl Scout Troop 232 went the extra mile by donating gently used clothing to Glasgow Baptist Church's 2nd Mile Ministry. This ministry assists students with clothing needs at the local schools. Troop members are shown here with the Pastor of Glasgow Baptist Church, Dr. Bill Whitaker, and his wife, Rebecca. Troop leaders are Pam Robertson and Connie Meadows.

(lower photo) Barren County Girl Scout Troop 442 brought joy, song and ornaments to the residents of Monroe County Health and Rehabiliation Center this past December. The scouts used time at their Christmas party and sleepover to make ornaments and prepare for their holiday visit. The visit was one more way our Scouts learn how much they receive by giving to others. Troop 442 members include Madison Moloko, Chablis McCandless, Caitlyn Riggs, Alyssa Spann, Samantha Randolph and Jennifer Willis.



Locks of Love/Locks of Color
Picture Featured:    January 14, 2009 Locks of Love/Locks of Color
(upper photo) Dewayne and Gina Miller sent us this photo and writes:
Here are our daughters, Hannah (R) and Emma (L), just after they each had 10 inches of their hair cut off to donate to Locks of Love. It's a very honorable thing they decided to do and we're proud of them!

Dewayne and Gina Miller

(lower photos) Tina Garmon sent us these and writes:
Here is a picture of my son Gavin Decker on his way to the ball game on Friday. Gavin is student at Hiseville Elem. He is a big Trojan fan. Thanks - Tina Garmon


Landen at the Cards Game
Picture Featured:    January 15, 2009 Landen at the Cards Game
Nicole Houchens sent us this photo and writes:
This is Landen Houchens at the Louisville Cardinals game last night (Louisville vs. Notre Dame). Landen and his Daddy (Ryan Houchens) love the Cardinals!


Lost his first tooth...
Picture Featured:    January 16, 2009 Lost his first tooth...
Jena Pace sent us this photo and writes:
My grandson Tanner Livingston was so excited when his Mom picked him up Friday at school. He had lost his first tooth. He couldn't wait for the tooth fairy.


Christmas Shopping with the Boys & Girls Club
Picture Featured:    January 17, 2009 Christmas Shopping with the Boys & Girls Club
Kelly Jenkins sent us this photo and writes:
Hi Bill,
Here is a picture of the Boys & Girls Club members Christmas shopping with the bands Black Stone Cherry and Ky. Headhunters. The Boys & Girls Club members had such a great time. Thanks very much to Black Stone Cherry and Ky. Headhunters for their support and dedication to their community and to the Boys & Girls Club.

Thanks,
Kelly Jenkins
Boys & Girls Club of Glasgow/Barren County



Treavor Thompson
Picture Featured:    January 18, 2009 Treavor Thompson
Polly Spillman sent us this photo and writes:
Attached is a picture of Treavor Thompson, a sophomore at Barren County High School. Treavor is really into the go-kart racing. The picture is of the O'Rielley Indoor National race. Treavor is the 2008 Junior III Champion of the Tennessee Dirt Kart Association circuit.

Treavor can be seen racing on The Lucas Oil on Edge-Indoor Dirt Karting race, airing on SPEED January 31 at 7:00pm, Feburary 2 at 4:30pm and February 7 at 9:30pm (SPEED is on the EPB's digital lineup at channel 112).

Thanks,
Polly Spillman



Dunham Lee Stinson's 1st Christmas
Picture Featured:    January 19, 2009 Dunham Lee Stinson
Eddie Russell sent us this photo and writes:
This was Dunham Lee Stinson's first Christmas. He is the son of Matt & Katie Stinson and grandson of David & Kim Pirtle, Billy Stinson & Laura Hall, and great nephew of Carla & Eddie Russell. He was enjoyed by all!


Glasgow Fire Dept. at Highland Ridge
Picture Featured:    January 20, 2009 Glasgow Fire Dept. at Highland Ridge
Chris Blythe sent us this photo and writes:
Hey there!
Here is a picture of Jason Botts & Chris Blythe after a garbage truck fire at the Highland Ridge Assisted living back last summer.

Thanks,
Chris Blythe

The Glasgow Fire Dept. Website


Celebrating Christmas
Picture Featured:    January 21, 2009 Celebrating Christmas
(left) Peggy Tuck sent us this photo and writes:
I wanted to share this photo of my grandchildren, McKay Bragg and McKenzie Clay on the night of the Glasgow Christmas Parade. The children and I enjoyed a chili supper and pictures with Santa given by the Glasgow Recreation Dept. Then we walked down to the Glasgow Square and watched the parade. It was cold but we had a great time!!

Nanna
Peggy Tuck

(right) Patti Brumett sent us this photo and writes:
This is Blair Alexandria Brumett's first Christmas, this was taken at the Christams Village in Pigeon Forge, TN. Looking at baby Jesus, she is the daughter of Jeff and Marin Brumett and the grandaughter of Larry and Patti Brumett and Roy and Carolyn Myatt and great granddaughter of Mary Wax and Gladys Myatt.


Snowflake T-shirts
Picture Featured:    January 22, 2009 Snowflake T-shirts
Holly Snyder sent us this photo and writes:
Hello, I am sending you a picture of the kiddo's I provide childcare for each day in my home. They made these winter snowflake T-shirts and loved modeling them for me, and for mommy when she arrived at the end of the day. Pictured from floor up: Haylee (2), Easton (2), Gummy (4), Kale (4), Trent (3) and not pictured is Maddox (4 months). I enjoy my job so much, and I am so proud of my little artist. thanks for letting me share.

Holly Snyder



And she can't fish?
Picture Featured:    January 23, 2009 And she can
Mike Chesnut sent us this photo and writes:
Jess Chesnut fights and lands a 10-pound Silver Salmon in Alaska in August with our guide watching. Jess states she cannot fish BUT twice on 2 trips in Alaska with myself she has landed more and larger Salmon. She landed a 42-pound King Salmon on our last trip.


Beautiful Sights in Italy
Picture Featured:    January 24, 2009 Beautiful Sights in Italy
Shelia Hogue sent us these photos. They're from a trip back in May last year to Italy. She saw many beautiful sights on her trip. The top two photos were taken in Rome, the bottom two were taken in Florence.


Friends since Age 4
Picture Featured:    January 25, 2009 Friends since Age 4
Marsha Thomas sent us this photo and writes:
Here is a picture my son Logan Thomas and his childhood friend, Samantha Yelton from North Carolina. They met when they were 4 years old at Glasgow Baptist Church Preschool, he and "Sam" became fast friends then and had many "play dates", way back when. When they were 5, Samantha and her family moved back home to North Carolina. We continued correspondence, and when they were 5, we went there once to see them and they came back here to visit in the fall of 2000, that was the last time they had seen one another in person. After losing touch for a few years we recently were blessed to have them reenter our lives. The 2 "kids" couldn't wait to see one another again, and they picked right back up where they left off 9 years ago. They had a great visit and both of them pouted when it came time for us to come home. If all goes well they will be coming here to visit with us in a couple of months. Sonya (Sam's mom) and I both loved this picture and just wanted to share it.


Meeting with the Mayor
Picture Featured:    January 26, 2009 Meeting with the Mayor
Sam Dickinson sent us this photo and writes:
Dear WebMeister: This attached picture is Ella Dickinson, my daughter, visiting with Mayor Pickett to discuss littering issues on Old Munfordville Road. What a proud moment to have a 6-year-old first grader being concerned about the environment.


Sandhill Cranes
Picture Featured:    January 27, 2009 Sandhill Cranes
Linda Craiger sent us this photo and writes:
This is a pictures of a few of the Sandhill Cranes on the ground at the Narrows near Barren River on 2/21/09. There have been several hundred in and around the harvested corn fields in that area over the past few weeks. It is the only place in Kentucky reporting large numbers of cranes over-wintering this year.

Linda Craiger

Lisa Deavers sent us the following:
Sandhill Cranes Part of Nature Watch Weekend Feb. 27-28 at Barren River Lake
LUCAS, Ky. – Barren River Lake State Resort Park will hold a nature watch weekend on Feb. 27-28 as Sandhill cranes migrate through the area. Each year thousands of Sandhill cranes make Barren River Lake a stop on their journey from Florida to the upper Midwest. The park is holding guided tours to allow guests to get up close to these beautiful cranes and learn more about them.

The weekend will consist of a program on the natural history of Sandhill cranes, conducted by Wayne Tamminga, a certified wildlife biologist with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, on Friday, Feb. 27 at 7:00pm. On Saturday, participants can register for an early morning van trip and short hike to the winter pool backwater of Peters Creek to visit a roosting area or an afternoon van tour with a series of stops to various feeding/roosting sites along Highway 31-E and surrounding areas. Guests interested in both tours can pay an additional $10 fee if space is available.

Each of these trips will be lead by naturalists and biologist from the Kentucky Department of Parks and the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

Registration is $20 per person ($10 for children 12 and under) and includes the evening session, a morning or afternoon field trip, transportation and snacks. Registration forms are available online at http://www.parks.ky.gov/findparks/resortparks/br/events/ or by contacting Parks Program Services Supervisor Lisa Deavers at 800-325-0057 or lisa.deavers@ky.gov. (Please note that the dates selected are based on historical records under normal weather conditions at the end of February and past trends of the crane’s arrival to this area. Please be aware that this narrow window of opportunity can vary by several days based on weather and the crane’s migration schedule).



Beautiful, Yet Dangerous
Picture Featured:    January 28, 2009 Beautiful, Yet Dangerous
The ol' WebMeister, Bill Anderson, took this photo yesterday and writes:
So beautiful, and yet, so dangerous! (reminds me of my wife)... Thank you for your patience with the problems that blew in with the ice storm. No one (absolutely no one) hates outages more than those of us here at the EPB. Many other places in this part of the US got hit much harder than we did, but we still hate outages!

By the way, if you really want to be kept in the know with what's going on at the EPB (whether it's an outage or not), follow us on Twitter!



Ice Storm Aftermath
Picture Featured:    January 29, 2009 Ice Storm Aftermath
(upper left) Leonetta Cook sent us this photo and writes:
While wandering around in our yard Tuesday morning I found this! The ice is beautiful, but we need to remember that it can be deadly.
(upper, center) Barbara Taylor sent us this photo and writes:
Here are some pictures of the trees in my backyard & some looking out my front door, O how pretty it is.
(upper right) smcclellan sent us this photo and writes:
Ice & berries 01-27-2009
(lower left) Ruth Ford sent us this photo and writes:
This is a photo I took early morning on January 28th, 2009. It was so beautiful I had to send it in. Not a fan of snowy days, but they do make beautiful pictures.
(lower, center) Sandie Claywell sent us this photo and writes:
Such amazingly wonderful pieces of art!!
http://picasaweb.google.com/scglasgowky/20090127IceStorm2?authkey=fbPcE0kpFkk
http://picasaweb.google.com/scglasgowky/20090127IceStormJan09?authkey=uCOAWJsX0E4
(lower right) Wendell Kennison sent us this photo and writes:
Altho the ice storm did a lot of damage it also left a lot of beauty as this frozen rose bush shows...


Chillin' Cardinal
Picture Featured:    January 30, 2009 Chillin
Kevin Morrow sent us this photo and writes:
I took this picture of a Cardinal "chillin" in our Weeping Cherry tree, through a window that has a mirror film on it. This was Tuesday morning, 1-27-09.

Kevin Morrow



Great kids...
Picture Featured:    January 31, 2009 Great kids...
(left) JR & Janelle Houchens sent us this photo and write:
Silly brothers, Austin is giving his big brother, Bailey a hug, they were being their usual silly selves. These two always have something going on... and you never know what'll happen next when these two are around! They are so much fun, and fill my days with silliness and laughter!

Parents - JR & Janelle Houchens

(right) Anita Riley sent us this photo and writes:
This is Lexy Riley. She is originally from Barren County, but recently moved to the Maysville, Ky. area. She is a Lewis County middle school cheerleader. Lexy says hello to everyone in Barren County.


Business After Hours at the Plaza
Picture Featured:    February 01, 2009 Business After Hours at the Plaza
Becky Reece sent us this photo and writes:
On January 22, the Glasgow-Barren County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting and Business After Hours for the newly renovated offices of the Plaza Theatre, located at 115 East Main Street.

The new offices of the Plaza Theatre are located in the historic Grinstead Building immediately adjacent to the Plaza Theatre. Originally Grinstread's Grocery, then a dress shop, and ultimately Bowle's Print and Gift Shop, the space has been renovated to match the decor and era of the Plaza and the original building. The new space houses two offices, a catering kitchen, a photocopier/file room, a reception/ticketing area, and a large meeting area. Additionally, the basement has been renovated to give the Plaza much needed storage space.

For the first 3 1/2 years of operation, the Plaza offices were a small corner of space behind the concession stand in the lobby and a card table by the stage. With this renovation, operations at the Plaza can continue at a more professional, organized, and comfortable manner. The space includes a restored true tin ceiling, as well as other historical renovations.

For more information about the Plaza, call 361-2101 or visit their Website at www.plaza.org.



100th Day of School
Picture Featured:    February 02, 2009 100th Day of School
Melissa Eicher sent us this photo and writes:
Bill,
This is a picture of my Kindergarten class celebrating the 100th day of school. I have such a wonderful group of students.

Melissa Eicher
Kindergarten Teacher,
Highland Elementary
Glasgow Independent Schools



Kentucky Scenic Bypass
Picture Featured:    February 03, 2009 Kentucky Scenic Bypass
Linda Burchett sent us this photo and writes:
Thought I would send a bit of humor in a sad situation. I took this picture in front of The Wayfarer near Mammoth Cave. It was indeed a "Kentucky Scenic Bypass" thru that area!

Linda Burchett



More ice damage...
Picture Featured:    February 04, 2009 More ice damage...
Bobby Carey sent us these and writes:
Bill, here are some pictures I took near the Mammoth Cave National Park area. Folks there are having a hard time with no water or electricity. There are trees and power lines down throughout much of the area west of Cave City.

Thanks
Bobby Carey



UK Cheerleading Squad
Picture Featured:    February 05, 2009 UK Cheerleading Squad
Marcella Smith sent us this photo and writes:
UK Cheerleaders win 17th National Title on January 18, 2009 in Orlando, Florida..... Local girls are Alli Greer and Drew Bewley....


A Geyser?
Picture Featured:    February 06, 2009 A Geyser?
Donna Rich sent us this photo and writes:
This is from a water break during the ice storm. This is Collie Byrd with the Glasgow Water Company Feb. 2, 2009. Main water line on the Hatcher Farm at Britt Mill Road.
The Glasgow Water Company


More Icy Photos
Picture Featured:    February 07, 2009 More Icy Photos
Vera Basil sent us these and writes:
Pictures made on the Tick Ridge Road at our home during the ice storm. Leah Basil and her iced teeth. The blue sky and iced tree.... this picture was made up underneath our tree.

My favorite is the ice and blue sky and my daughter Leah, with her iced fangs.



Metcalfe/Green County
Picture Featured:    February 08, 2009 Metcalfe/Green County
Sonja Bell sent us this photo and writes:
This photo was taken on Mel Ridge in Metcalfe and Green Co. Taken by Sonja Bell


Tikal, Guatemala
Picture Featured:    February 09, 2009 Tikal, Guatemala
Barbara Buss sent us this photo and writes:
This picture was taken January 25 at the Mayan ruins of Tikal in the northern Peten of Guatemala. Jo and Harvey Brewer, Barbara Buss, all from Glasgow, and dear friends from Guatemala spent the day enjoying the warm weather and beautiful site. We are so sorry to hear of the ice storm and cold weather there in Ky. We had spend last week working with a medical mission in the northwest highlands of Guatemala. Several persons with the team were also from Glasgow - more on that when we return home.

Barbara Buss



Cheerleaders!
Picture Featured:    February 10, 2009 Cheerleaders!
Seila Gross/Sheila Milam sent us this photo and writes:
On Saturday, January 3, the Barren County High School Cheerleaders hosted their first annual "Barren River Classic" Cheer Exhibition. Over 10 teams came and performed including the National Champion Team from the University of Kentucky. Pictured hear are Barren County Extreme, Barren County Middle, Barren County JV and Barren County High Squads and the University of Kentucky. Barren County has a long proud tradition in cheerleading and we are fortunate to have such a great program. The Barren County JV and the Barren County High School squads will be heading to Disney next week for Nationals!

Sheila Milam



We're not chicken!
Picture Featured:    February 11, 2009 We
Barbara Burks sent us this photo she entitled, "We're not chicken!" and writes:
These 23 wild turkey braved the ice and snow to visit our backyard this morning. Oh, for all you hunters... this house is for sale!


Bridging Ceremony
Picture Featured:    February 12, 2009 Bridging Ceremony
Dawn Boyter sent us this photo and writes:
Attached please find a picture of my Girl Scout troop. We recently had a bridging ceremony at one of our meetings. Bridging up to another level allows the girls to progress thru the Girl Scout programs. The meeting was January 19th. The girls attending were (left to right): Jessi Boyter, Jasmine Beachamp, Nicole Beachamp, Rachael Rogan, Becca Rogan and Colbie Riddle. The leader for this troop is Dawn Boyter and the co-leader is Kim Quigley. All the girls were excited to be growing in their Girl Scout adventures!!!


Glasgow EPB lends a helping hand
Picture Featured:    February 13, 2009 Glasgow EPB lends a helping hand
Tony Thompson, General Manager of Murray Electric System (Murray, Kentucky), sent us these photos and writes:
The upper photo is of Trigg Perkins and Tony Alexander, employees of the Glasgow EPB (they went to Murray to help out for a couple of days). The lower photos are our line crews restoring power to various parts of town relative to the ice storm. Our whole town was down due to TVA dropping our delivery point for 32 hours. We had approximately 3/4 inches of ice buildup which pulled down a couple of poles. Towns to the north of us were hit much harder. Your guys did a great job, and we appreciated their help.


Little Angels
Picture Featured:    February 14, 2009 Little Angels
(left) Jo Thornton sent us this photo and writes:
This is a picture of my first grandchild. Keevan Christopher Donham was born on December 18th at Vanderbilt Hospital. Proud parents are Tammy & Chris Donham of Mt Juliet Tennessee. His Aunt Traci & Uncle Todd are also very proud. Keevan weighed 8 lbs 12 and 1/2 ounces and was 21 and 1/2 inches long. He loves to eat & now weighs 11 lbs and 13 ounces.

Submitted by Jo Thornton

(right) Cheryl Spencer sent us this photo and writes:
Hi Bill,
This picture is of my 2-year-old granddaughter, Briley, trying to play with her baby sister, Bailey who is 2 months old. I call them my little angels. Thanks for sharing with your viewers.

Cheryl Spencer



Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Picture Featured:    February 15, 2009 Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Todd and Emily Marion sent us this photo and write:
Here is a photo of our children, Annie and Jackson, at the top of a mountain in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. It was stunning and the trip of a lifetime with family and dear friends.

Thanks,
Todd and Emily Marion



Girl Scouts/WKU Dance Team
Picture Featured:    February 16, 2009 Girl Scouts/WKU Dance Team
Pam sent us these and writes:
On Saturday January 31, 2009, Girl Scout Troops in the Caveland Area were invited to partcipate in a dance clinic with the WKU Dance Team. All girls practiced with the team. Halftime of the Lady Toppers Basketball game against University North Texas the Girl Scouts performed with the WKU Dance Team for everyone! Thanks WKU Dance Team! Way to go, Lady Toppers winning against UNT! Way to go, Girl Scouts, for such a good performance!

Thanks EPB for letting me share,
Pam



Studying in England...
Picture Featured:    February 17, 2009 Studying in England...
Gary and Beverly Marable sent us this photo and write:
Several students from WKU and other American schools are enjoying a semester at Harlaxton, the British campus of the University of Evansville. From left to right, Christine and Brittany from Wisconsin-Eau Claire are pictured with our daughter, Stacie. Students attend classes and live in the manor once featured (exterior and great hall only) in a Liam Neeson film called "The Haunting".

Gary and Beverly Marable



Helping Hands in Ohio County
Picture Featured:    February 18, 2009 Helping Hands in Ohio County
Dallas Arosteguy sent us these and writes:
Helping Hands - Ice Storm January, 2009 - Volunteer Relief Aid - Ohio County, Kentucky

On February 7th, 2009 a local church, The Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, along with the area’s Branches and Wards of the Church sent a volunteer relief force to aid Ohio County, KY . The one day relief effort consisted of about 150 church members along with others.

The relief action was directed to the residents of Hartford, KY and surrounding communities due to the heavy ice damage causing downed trees. The request for assistance was generated by Church members in some of the hardest hit areas of Paducah and sounding areas of Western Kentucky. Within a few days of the request for aid the Madison, TN Stake of the Latter-Day Saints with its church wards and branches to include Glasgow, Sulphur Well, Bowling Green, and Tompkinsville all sent a contingency of volunteer force of workers to aid in the clean-up.

Upon arrival to Hartford, KY the Ohio County Hospital served was the staging area for the community disaster relief work on Saturday. The hospital offered all the volunteer Church workers a quick breakfast and tetanus shots to all workers who wished.

The sum members of the group then dispersed to the community and rural areas to start the clean up efforts with pre planed locations provided by the Ohio County Hospital. The workers all wearing the recognizable Yellow Shirt - “Mormon Helping Hands” then dispersed throughout the communities. During the day long event many local restaurants that were operational offered food discounts for the volunteers should they want, such as Dairy Queen and others. One small operational gas/food store gave free hamburgers to a group who stopped to purchase water. The overall reaction of the affected community was one of much gratitude and thanks! One member of the Glasgow Branch remarked that it took about six telephone calls and approximately 72 hours to have the Madison, TN Stake with its wards and branches mobilized and at the work site! Truly a remarkable task with today bureaucracies.

Mr. Dallas Arosteguy



More Ice Storm Images
Picture Featured:    February 19, 2009 More Ice Storm Images
(upper photos) Nancy Hale sent us these and writes:
Bird Feeder -- Closed due to ice storm!
(lower photos) Rita Gray sent us these and writes:
KINDLING ANYONE? The '94 storm cleanup was worse, but with over 50 year old trees in your yard, any storm is bad, but can be a breathtaking view.


From Greenboro, NC
Picture Featured:    February 20, 2009 From Greenboro, NC
Peggy Deichmiller sent us these and writes:
This my son, Glenn, at the 2009 News & Record International Auto Show in Greensboro, NC. He won First in Show.

Peggy Deichmiller



Undefeated!
Picture Featured:    February 21, 2009 Undefeated!
Debbie Jones sent us this photo and writes:
Hi Bill,
Could you please post this photo on your website along with the article below. Sure would appreciate it - we are awful proud of them.

Thanks,
DEB

Pictured are the Barren County 5th and 6th Grade Boys Basketball League and Tournament winners. This team went undefeated for the season and tournament and ended with a 9-0 record. Team members are: (back row, left to right): Caleb Rich, Jacob Crain, Jared Hurt and Jacob Thompson. Front row (left to right): Caleb Vice, Austin Walker, Jewell Matthews and Jacob Jones. Congratulations on a great season of play!!



Camp Bucca, Iraq
Picture Featured:    February 22, 2009 Camp Bucca, Iraq
Nikki Harper sent us this photo and writes:
This is a picture of my best friend and brother-in-law, Eddie Marsh. As you can tell by the picture, he is stationed in Camp Bucca, Iraq. He is currently serving a year there and will return home in September. He has three beautiful daughters a son and a wife that reside here in Glasgow. We all miss him deeply and can't wait for his safe return. Thank you.

Nikki Harper



Hannah Barbour
Picture Featured:    February 23, 2009 Hannah Barbour
Melissa Barbour sent us these photos and writes:
This is Hannah Barbour. She donated her hair to Locks of Love on January 25th. Hannah is the daughter of Todd and Melissa Barbour. She has already decided to grow her hair and donate it again to Locks of Love.


200th Birthday
Picture Featured:    February 24, 2009 200th Birthday
Steve Higginbotham sent us this photo and writes:
Bill,
Here's a picture of "President Lincoln," two days after his 200th birthday. President Lincoln (John Mansfield) came and spoke to the "Young - n - Heart" group at the South Green Street Church of Christ. It was an entertaining and informative night. John has twice won the "Best Lincoln" in an annual contest in Hodgenville, Ky.


Tyler Richardson
Picture Featured:    February 25, 2009 Tyler Richardson
Carol Thomas sent us this photo and writes:
hi! this is my son, tyler richardson,18 of glasgow. he is a freshmen at brescia university. he is taking his turn reading "lions at lunch time"with a third grader, during the rocket readers after-school program thursday at foust elementary school. tyler plays baseball for brescia university (brescia bearcats). i am so proud! he just came back from chattanooga, where they won 1 game out of 2. tyler loves to travel and baseball is his love! he is a pitcher. i am so proud that he took a few minutes of his time to help in the community! he travels this weekend to memphis, and i wish the bearcats good luck! tyler is a wonderful young man!


Katie and Jodie
Picture Featured:    February 26, 2009 Katie and Jodie
Jeff & Beth Hinkley sent us this photo and writes:
This is a picture of our daughter, Katie, with Jodie Meeks at a restaurant in Lexington. Despite being overwhelmed by people seeking autographs, Jodie took the time to have this picture made. --- Jeff & Beth Hinkley


GES Dance Team
Picture Featured:    February 27, 2009 GES Dance Team
Michele Wheat sent us this photo and writes:
This is the Gamaliel Elementary School Stars Dance Team. This team consists of girls from preschool up to middles school who attend the STARS afterschool program. The team was coached by Sierra Harper & members of the Monroe Co. High School Dance Team. The entire group have worked extremely hard and based on the smile on the girl’s faces, they have really enjoyed it as well. Many thanks go out to GES, Stacy Birge (STARS director) & the STARS program for giving our girls the opportunity as well as Sierra & her team for working so well with the whole team.

Michele Wheat
Proud Parent!



Outstanding Achievement!
Picture Featured:    February 28, 2009 Outstanding Achievement!
Jennifer Grieshop sent us these and writes:
Hiseville Elementary School recognized for outstanding achievement
Feb. 19, 2009 – Hiseville Elementary was honored to receive a visit from members of the Kentucky Department of Education for its outstanding performance on the CATS test for the 2007-2008 school year. On Thursday, February 19th, Principal John Stith and members of the Hiseville Leadership Team led Claude Christian and Mike Douglas, representatives from the Department of Education, on a tour of Hiseville School.

Mr. Christian is the Student Services Branch Manager for the Division of Federal Programs and Instructional Equity at the Department of Education. He is visiting only a select number of schools that have demonstrated high academic achievement along with making significant gains in closing the achievement gap. The goal of the visit is to learn more about the practices, policies, programs, people, and strategies that have been implemented to close achievement gaps. Hiseville School was one of 37 schools across the state that achieved this distinct honor by scoring an academic index above 92.5 and by reducing the gap between the general student population and the subpopulations of students as designated by the state requirement by more than four points. Hiseville Elementary School was also the only school in Barren County qualifying for this distinction.

“We are proud to share with others the great work that we do here at Hiseville Elementary School. We have a dedicated and hard working staff that challenges students to do their very best,” said Principal Stith. For more information on the strategies being used to help students achieve at high levels, contact Hiseville Elementary School at 453-2611. The staff would be honored to showcase their instructional strategies and share information regarding the best practices in education.

In the photos: Claude Christian and Mike Douglas from the Department of Education, along with superintendent of Barren County Schools, Dr. Jerry Ralston, toured Hiseville Elementary School on Thursday, February 19, 2009.

Students in Mrs. Anne Johnson’s 3rd grade class are visited by the leadership team and representatives from the state.



Trip Out West
Picture Featured:    March 01, 2009 Trip Out West
Jen & Will Cook sent us these and write:
Bill,
My husband and I were in the San Francisco area in late October 2008 for my birthday. Here's a view of the bay from one of the piers that juts out into the water.

Here's a photo of the sun beginning to set over the countryside of the Napa Valley in California. We drove down Dry Creek Road in Sonoma County in a rented Mazda Miata convertible. It was a beautiful drive, and we'd highly recommend it to anyone traveling to that area.

Jen & Will Cook



Honoring Our Veterans
Picture Featured:    March 02, 2009 Honoring Our Veterans
Brenda Chaney sent us this photo and writes:
Barren County Jr. Guard members were honored to have Amos Houk as a special guest speaker recently. Mr. Houk served as a Flight Officer for the Army Air Forces during the China- Burma-India Campaign of World War II and shared his experiences and memorabilia with Jr. Guard members. Jr. Guard members also welcomed Sanford T. Brown, MSgt, USAF (ret.) representing VFW Post 5906.

Brenda Chaney



Jordon York
Picture Featured:    March 03, 2009 Jordon York
John Southall sent us this photo and writes:
Bravo! Jordon York... Keeping Cool


Monticello Milestone Award for Ryan Witt
Picture Featured:    March 04, 2009 Monticello Milestone Award for Ryan Witt
Tonya Redford sent us this photo and writes:
This is a photo of Ryan Witt, who received the very first “Monticello Milestone Award” for his bravery in fighting cancer, awarded by Monticello Banking Company.

Plans are in the works for a classic tractor/car show, and an auction to raise money for research for Neuroblastoma Cancer sometime in September. We welcome any ideas, or anyone who would like to join in and help plan this event!!

In the photo (left to right): Larry Hammer, Gail Staples, Tonya Redford, Chesley Craine, and Jennifer Hammer, (front) Ryan Witt.

Thanks so much!!



Special Visitor at Highland Elementary
Picture Featured:    March 05, 2009 Special Visitor at Highland Elementary
Sandy Smith sent us these photos and writes:
Highland Elementary School had a visitor on Friday, February 20th at morning procedures. Spec. Jason Smith from the 146th Battalion, one of the solders that Highland Elementary School has been corresponding with, presented Highland Elementary School with the flag that was flown in our honor over the headquarters of the Multi-National Corps-Iraq in Baghdad, Iraq. He is from Jacksonville, Florida. Mrs. Bunch's Kindergarten class presented Spec. Smith with a paper flag that they made.

Thanks,
Sandy Smith



Daisies and the Penguin Plunge
Picture Featured:    March 06, 2009 Daisies and the Penguin Plunge
Melanie Watson sent us these photos and writes:
Here are some of Barren County's youngest Girl Scouts - Daisy Troop 383 from Park City Elementary School. Leader Ashley Thompson took the Penguin Plunge on Saturday, Feb. 21. They were working on the Courageous and Strong petal. Ms. Thompson thought this would demonstrate to her Daisies that you can be any age to do something brave... help others... and support the community.

(upper photo): (back) Ashley Thompson,
(front): Lindsey Jewell, Lauren Stinson, Chyrston Jones, Destiny Anderson and Briley Thompson

(lower photo): Lindsey Jewell, Destiny Anderson, Briley Thompson, Lauren Stinson and Chyrston Jones

Thanks!
Ashley Thompson



Cute Kids
Picture Featured:    March 07, 2009 Cute Kids
(left) Miranda Pursley sent us these and writes:
I would like to share a couple of pictures of my little cowboy, Tyler Pursley. He is the 3-month-old son of Matt and Miranda Pursley.
(right) Stacy Mills sent us this photo and writes:
This is Lexi Mills. She donated 11 inches of hair to Locks of Love. Lexi is the 6-year-old daughter of Stacy Mills (Glasgow, Kentucky).
The Locks of Love Website


More storm damage
Picture Featured:    March 08, 2009 More storm damage
Jena Pace sent us this photo and writes:
During high winds part of an old tree in our front yard broke off. The tree doctor estimated the tree to be about 200 years old. Sadly, the rest of the old tree has to come down. We were lucky no one was hurt.


Sustainable Glasgow?
Picture Featured:    March 09, 2009 Sustainable Glasgow?
CheyAnne Fant sent us this photo and writes:
Barren County High School students from Mrs. CheyAnne Fant's Food Management classes participated in a cheese tasting as part of their lab regarding dairy products. Students tasted 15 varieties of cheese including locally produced cheeses donated from Bluegrass Dairy & Food and Kenny's Farmhouse Cheese. The students also discussed the many benefits of buying foods from local producers.
Check out the "Sustainable Glasgow" blog here...


Visitor at Hiseville Elementary
Picture Featured:    March 10, 2009 Visitor at Hiseville Elementary
Jennifer Grieshop sent us this photo and writes:
WBKO’s Shane Holinde Visits Hiseville Preschool Classes

Although the students at Hiseville Preschool are most concerned about the weather as it pertains to their opportunity to participate in recess, they also had many other questions for WBKO’s evening weatherman Shane Holinde. Mr. Holinde talked to the preschoolers about how the weather happens and answered the students’ questions concerning weather. As part of the presentation Mr. Holinde shared how lightning works, the precautions to take when lightning is present, and reviewed the water cycle with the students.

Mr. Holinde is the evening weatherman on WBKO out of Bowling Green, Kentucky. The weatherman was a guest speaker as part of the preschool study of community helpers.



For fans of "Twilight"...
Picture Featured:    March 11, 2009 For fans of "Twilight"...
Ashley Browning sent us this photo and writes:
Mr. Anderson,
All the "Twilight" fans in Glasgow will enjoy this. Bridget Strode, Emma Taylor, and Ashley Browning (all teachers at Eastern Elementary) dressed up for Book Character Day, the last day of “Read Across America” Week. We were members of the Cullen baseball team. Go, Team Edward!

Thanks,
Ashley Browning



Female Hawk
Picture Featured:    March 12, 2009 Female Hawk
Rhonda Trautman sent us this photo and writes:
Last year I posted a picture of two hawks that grew up in my back yard. This picture is the female who spent a lot of time on our fence and as you can see is very photogenic. It is now March and I'm happy to say that my breeding pair have returned and are nesting again. I have been watching since early Feb as they have been repairing their nest which somehow survived all the winter ice and windstorms. The female is now spending a lot of time on the nest and her partner is spending a lot of time tending to her... As the new brood develops, I hope to post more pictures throughout the year for all the bird lovers out there.

Rhonda Trautman



MCNP Superintendent Earns National Award
Picture Featured:    March 13, 2009 MCNP Superintendent Earns National Award
Vickie Carson sent us this photo and writes:
Mammoth Cave National Park Superintendent Patrick Reed (left) accepts the Superintendent of the Year for Natural Resource Stewardship from Acting NPS Deputy Director Ernie Quintana at the George Wright Society conference in Portland, Oregon.

(MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK – March 11, 2009) “I was surprised and honored,” said Reed, who has led the park since 2006. “It has been my experience that when managers and leaders of any organization are recognized it is because they have been lifted up by their staff and partners. I have to extend this honor to my staff as well. It is truly a shared recognition with the science and resource management staff at Mammoth Cave, the Mammoth Cave International Center for Science and Learning, and outstanding partners such as Western Kentucky University, the Cave Research Foundation, the National Speleological Society and many others.”

Acting National Park Service Director Dan Wenk announced the recipients of the 2008 Director’s Awards for Natural Resource Stewardship. The annual awards, established in 1989, honor significant natural resource accomplishments in six categories, one of them being Superintendent of the Year for Natural Resources Stewardship.

Wenk said, “The award winners and their achievements reinforce the idea that every National Park Service employee, regardless of job title or description, can truly make a difference in the preservation of natural resources. Their work represents the diversity of resource management projects taking place in parks throughout the country.”

At Mammoth Cave, to better manage the park’s world-class natural resources, Reed established a collaborative framework for science-informed decision making, which includes dissemination of scientific research to park staff, other NPS areas, area citizens, academic and government partners, and international constituents.

“As the world’s longest known cave and one of the most diverse karst regions in the world, Mammoth Cave’s next step is to reach out to other nations to share research, techniques, and knowledge,” Reed continued. “Western Kentucky University and the Hoffman Institute are outstanding partners and we are presently working with them and the Mammoth Cave International Center for Science and Learning in developing a partnership arrangement with the Karst Institute in Slovenia and a sister park arrangement with Libo Zhangjiang National Park in southern China (part of a three park World Heritage Site). Mammoth Cave is also pursuing a partnership arrangement with the Altamira National Museum and Research Centre in northern Spain, a World Heritage Site known internationally for its outstanding Paleolithic cave art.”



Spring's Around the Corner
Picture Featured:    March 14, 2009 Spring
Stacy Cooper sent us this photo and writes:
Bill,
Spring is definitely around the corner. The pinks have begun to bloom on the north end of Glasgow.

Stacy Cooper



George Jones?
Picture Featured:    March 15, 2009 George Jones?
Wendell Kennison sent us this photo and writes:
This is a frequent visitor who stops by for a snack now and again... I named him George Jones and he seems to know his name... I will call his name from the deck and within five minutes, he shows up...

Wendell



Snow in Birmingham!
Picture Featured:    March 16, 2009 Snow in Birmingham!
Terri Lou Royse sent us this photo and writes:
I thought this was pretty and a rare occurrence where Cara Lu is in school – Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama.

This was taken in front of the most beautiful chapel on campus called Hodges Chapel. It’s worth a visit to campus just to go inside.

Terri Lou



Nesting on the Ground
Picture Featured:    March 17, 2009 Nesting on the Ground
Bunny Harlow sent us these and writes:
Bill,
Last week my husband was clearing brush on our land when he came across this bird on a ground nest. The bird let us get real close before it few off. The nest had these eggs in it. I don't know what kind of bird it is. I have never seen one with such a long beak. Maybe someone can e-mail me and let me know. Anyway, I hope this is a sure sign of spring!

Bunny Harlow <><



Spring is peeking through!
Picture Featured:    March 18, 2009 Spring is peeking through!
Leonetta Cook sent us this photo and writes:
Spring is peeking through!


At the Trevi Fountain, Rome
Picture Featured:    March 19, 2009 At the Trevi Fountain, Rome
Willard Thompson, Jr. sent us this photo and writes:
Here is a picture of my wife, Brenda Kaye Thompson, standing in front of the Trevi Fountain in Rome. We spent the first week of March in the "Eternal City." You have to go there to know why it is called this. The weather was good and the food was excellent.

Willard Thompson, Jr.



3rd Grade Wax Museum
Picture Featured:    March 20, 2009 3rd Grade Wax Museum
Jennifer Grieshop sent us this photo and writes:
3rd Grade Wax Museum at Hiseville Elementary

March 6, 2009 – Mrs. Johnson’s third grade students at Hiseville Elementary School ended their unit on the 13 colonies by presenting a Wax Museum. As a cumulating activity, the students shared their learning by dressing up as a person of the time period. For the presentation, the students also created their own script for the important people they studied from the colonial times. They presented their museum to Hiseville students, parents and staff.

Pictured are Casey Lile, Riley Shaw, Ressa Hagood, Hannah Neal, Garret Medley, Jarrett Simpson, Matthew Thompson, Ashlyn Valuzet, Mason Matthews, Mackenzie Burd, Eric Calix and Kimberly Hatcher.



Carter and Carson
Picture Featured:    March 21, 2009 Carter and Carson
Jerrod & Wendy Browning sent us these and write:
Hi, Mr. Anderson!

Just wanted to share a couple of pictures of our boys. The first picture is Carter Browning (3 ½) sharing his ice cream with his brother Carson (10 months). We had lots of laughs when roles reversed in the next picture when Carson gets the spoon.

Jerrod & Wendy Browning



First time riding...
Picture Featured:    March 22, 2009 First time riding...
Varsey Humphrey sent us this photo and writes:
Here is photo of my daughter, Rhealey Humphrey's first time riding by herself. Her friend, Kinley Kinslow (daughter of Kyron and Kelly Kinslow) was nice enough to let her ride her horse.

Varsey Humphrey



Troop 327
Picture Featured:    March 23, 2009 Troop 327
Melanie Watson sent us this photo and writes:
Dr. Jim Heltsley of the Veterinary Medical Center recently shared veterinary career information as well as information about keeping our pets healthy with the members of Cadette/Junior Girl Scout Troop 327. The troop members enjoyed meeting with Dr. Heltsley and getting a tour of the Veterinary Medical Center. A favorite exhibit was the large exotic snake that lives in his own room in the basement. This session helped troop members with the Pet Badge and the Pets Interest Patch.

Front Row: Dr. Jim Heltsley with Tinker
Back Row: (L to R) Allison Shields, Anna Kate Davidson, Victoria Watson, Emma Dickinson, Emily Leamon, Krista Hawkins



Snoozy Pooches
Picture Featured:    March 24, 2009 Snoozy Pooches
Matt and Sarah Stonerock sent us this photo and writes:
Bill,
Just wanted to show off our new puppies. The weather has been so nice we took them out to play this week, and they promptly fell asleep and let me snap this photo.

Thanks,
Matt and Sarah Stonerock



Spring Gardening
Picture Featured:    March 25, 2009 Spring Gardening
Donita Runyon sent us this photo and writes:
Bill,
This is our grandson, Zack, helping Pa till the garden. And of course little sister Maci wanted to be right in the middle of it. Zack & Maci are the children of Dale & Lisa McDaniel.


Afternoon at the park
Picture Featured:    March 26, 2009 Afternoon at the park
Alice Thrasher sent us these and writes:
John Mark Thrasher having a good afternoon at Bowling Park. As you can see his daddy, Mark Thrasher, is still a big kid!

Photos by Alice Thrasher



Daffodils
Picture Featured:    March 27, 2009 Daffodils
Belinda Harlow sent us this photo and writes:
Bill,
The daffodils in our yard are so pretty. I just wanted to share them with everyone. AWWWW spring is in the air!

Bunny <><



Fun with Kids
Picture Featured:    March 28, 2009 Fun with Kids
(left) Ashley Wyatt sent us this photo and writes:
Addyson Wyatt is smiling for her dad, David Wyatt of Glasgow, Kentucky.

Cheese,
Ashley Wyatt

(right) Jena Pace sent us this photo and writes:
My grandson Tanner Livingston and his Mom Ashley went to the circus this month, They had a great time. It was well worth it. Tanner liked the elephant show the best.


First Day of Spring 2009
Picture Featured:    March 29, 2009 First Day of Spring 2009
Betty Alexander sent us this photo and writes:
I took this picture March 21, the first day of Spring, 2009, at Bardstown.

Betty Alexander



Mid-America Truck Show
Picture Featured:    March 30, 2009 Mid-America Truck Show
Patrick Forges sent us these and writes:
Here are a several pictures from the Mid-America Truck Show in Louisville on March 19-21 in Louisville.

Patrick Forges



Young People at Immanuel
Picture Featured:    March 31, 2009 Young People at Immanuel
Robin and Penny Walker sent us this photo and write:
This is a photo of several young people at Immanual Baptist Church participating in a short drama as an intoduction to the sermon "Jesus Loves the Little Children."

(L to R): Lydia Brooks, Tori Walker, Grace Barron, Jenna Brooks, Emily Stephens, Josiah Moore, Cameron Walker and Alivia Christian.



Graycen and Payne
Picture Featured:    April 01, 2009 Graycen and Payne
Christy and Sonny Flatt sent us these and write:
Bill,
Just wanted to share a few photos of our kids. Payne (age 7) and Graycen (age 5) had a great time running and playing in the buttercups. Thanks for letting us share.

Christy and Sonny Flatt



Stormy Skies
Picture Featured:    April 02, 2009 Stormy Skies
Jena Pace sent us this photo entitled "Stormy Skies" and writes:
Hi, I took this picture yesterday afternoon in Bowling Green just before the storm. It got pretty rough for a few minutes. It's that time of the year.


Chance Meeting in Nashville
Picture Featured:    April 03, 2009 Chance Meeting in Nashville
Sasha Carter sent us this photo and writes:
Hi Bill,
Here is a picture of my daughter Mercedes and I shopping at Louis Vuitton in Nashville and we ran into Miranda Lambert. She was super sweet and loved Mercedes.

Sasha Carter



Hiseville Elementary Preschool
Picture Featured:    April 04, 2009 Hiseville Elementary Preschool
Jennifer Grieshop sent us these and writes:
The preschool students at Hiseville Elementary School built their own tic-tac-toe games after completing a unit on construction and tools. With materials supplied by Lowe’s, the students were able to hammer together their own game boards, but not without gearing up with safety gear first! The students carefully put on their safety goggles and Lowe’s aprons before beginning their work. With a little help from the volunteers from Lowe’s and using the directions, the students used the pieces of their kit to construct the game. The students were able to use child-size hammers to put the boards together. This project helped the students see how materials are used to make a finished project.

Many thanks to Lowe’s for providing this opportunity for the students at Hiseville Elementary. A special thank you to Lisa and Larry from Lowe’s for their assistance with this project.



What a Tangled Web
Picture Featured:    April 05, 2009 What a Tangled Web
Jennifer London sent us this photo and writes:
Thought I would share this picture I took of a spider's web this weekend. The fog was so thick it looked like dew on the web and branches. This was taken during our trip with friends at the Ride Royal Blue ATV Resort in Pioneer, Tennessee. You can visit their Website at rideroyalblue.com. Thanks!

Jennifer London



Meeting Miss Kentucky
Picture Featured:    April 06, 2009 Meeting Miss Kentucky
Brandy Crowe sent us this photo and writes:
This is my son, Dawson Crowe, a fourth grader at Hiseville Elementary, with Emily Cox, Miss Kentucky 2008.

Thanks, Brandy Crowe



BCHS Band
Picture Featured:    April 07, 2009 BCHS Band
Beverly McCoy sent us this photo and writes:
This is a photo of the Barren County High School Band. On March 26, they performed at the festival in Elizabethtown, Kentucky and got a Distinguished. We are so very proud of them.


Women of Achievement Awards
Picture Featured:    April 08, 2009 Women of Achievement Awards
Jerry Gantz sent us this photo and writes:
On March 27 2009,the Bowling Green Human Rights Commission held their 18th annual Women of Achievement awards at the Carroll Knicely Center on the WKU south campus. I am proud to say that Carla Gantz of Glasgow, won the award in the category of Health and Science. Congratulations to all the nominees and winners.

Jerry Gantz



Mt. Spurr, Alaska
Picture Featured:    April 09, 2009 Mt. Spurr, Alaska
Jena Pace sent us this photo and writes:
Going thru some old photos, we found this photo of Mt. Spurr, near Anchorage, Alaska, blowing smoke. My Dad, Bill Wilkinson, took this photo while stationed there in 1953.


Uncle Eddie and Dunham
Picture Featured:    April 10, 2009 Uncle Eddie and Dunham
David and Kim Pirtle sent us this photo and writes:
This is a photo of my grandson, Dunham Lee Searle Stinson, with his Great Uncle, Eddie Russell. Dunham loves his Uncle Eddie and I believe the feeling is mutual.


Wonderful Kids
Picture Featured:    April 11, 2009 Wonderful Kids
(upper left) Cindy Deckard sent us this photo and writes:
Hello Bill, I wanted to send this to the WebMeister. This is our new grandson Brock Deckard born on 3/30/2009. He is the son of Bo and Kasey and the grandparents are Billy and Cindy Deckard and Billy England and the late Fanny England. Fanny passed away suddenly on March 11. Fanny would have been so proud!! We know she is in God's hands and watching over our little angel everyday!
(upper right) Donita Runyon sent us this photo and writes:
Bill,
I wanted to share this picture of our granddaughter Maci Renee'. I can't believe that she stood still long enough for me to take her picture. Maci is the daughter of Dale & Lisa and the sister of Zack McDaniel.
(lower) Stephanie McClellan sent us these and writes:
this is our son & grandchildren playing with the puppies... they had a fun-filled day...


Good ol' Glasgow's Springtime
Picture Featured:    April 12, 2009 Good ol
Jimmy Lowe sent us this photo and writes:
It's springtime in good ol' Glasgow and here are a couple of my granddaughters having a good ol' time--Lydia Owens and Ally Buie. I made the photo Saturday near the South Central Kentucky Cultural Center.

The South Central Ky. Cultural Center


Spring Break
Picture Featured:    April 13, 2009 Spring Break
Judy Hardison sent us this photo and writes:
Here are our grandchildren Wells & Kade Bratcher enjoying Spring Break in Panama City, Florida with their friends, Cameron, Chandler & Cayden Dunn.


DAR/CAR Presentation
Picture Featured:    April 14, 2009 DAR/CAR Presentation
Frances Bastien sent us this photo and writes:
PRESENT FLOWERS TO STATE D.A.R. REGENT --- Mitchell Clouse and Juliana Bastien, local Longhunters Society members of the Children of the American Revolution (C.A.R.) were selected to present a bouquet of flowers to the Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) Kentucky State Regent, Sharon Withers, at the 113th annual D.A.R. State Conference April 4th banquet at Lexington, KY. Juliana and Mitchell represented members of the Kentucky State Society of the Children of the American Revolution (CAR) and were dressed in Colonial costume. Shown above, front, from left, Mitchell Clouse and Juliana Bastien. Standing, from left, Sarah Green, Kentucky State President of C.A.R., Sharon Withers, Kentucky Regent of D.A.R.and Dr. Richard Clouse, Senior State President of C.A.R.


Wildflower Weekend, MCNP
Picture Featured:    April 15, 2009 Wildflower Weekend, MCNP
Vickie Carson sent us this photo and writes:
Wildflower Weekend April 18-19 at Mammoth Cave National Park

Jack-in-the-Pulpits can be found on the Old Guide Trail that leads from Mammoth Cave Hotel to the Historic Entrance of Mammoth Cave. Don't miss Wildflower Weekend, April 18-19. All the walks, talks and presentations are listed on the park Webpage at www.nps.gov/maca/planyourvisit/wildflowerday.htm.

Vickie Carson
Public Information Officer
Mammoth Cave NP



2009 Pinewood Derby
Picture Featured:    April 16, 2009 2009 Pinewood Derby
Bill Anderson sent us these and writes:
Local Cub Scouts held their annual Pinewood Derby here March 21. There was great participation with over 40 cars entered in the competition! In the top photo are two of the scouts, Sam Anderson and Eric Perkins (cousins), showing off the cars they built with their dads, Bill Anderson and Shawn Perkins.

That's Bill and Sam on the lower left and Sam feeling good about his first win on the lower right. Josh Jones was the overall winner for the Wolves for the day. It was really a fun day for everyone involved.



High School Musical this Weekend
Picture Featured:    April 17, 2009 High School Musical this Weekend
Bobby Lindsey sent us this photo and writes:
The Glasgow High School Chorus is performing Disney's High School Musical this weekend at the Plaza Theatre at 7:00pm on Friday & Saturday and at 2:00pm on Sunday. The cast and crew from the GHS Chorus poses for a group picture as they finish their last rehearsal just before the big performance this weekend. Picture taken by Barrett Griffin and sent in by Bobby Lindsey.


At the Laundry/In the Backyard
Picture Featured:    April 18, 2009 At the Laundry/In the Backyard
(left) Melissa White sent us this photo and writes:
This is a picture of my husband in 1968, he was 1-yr.-old. He was at the laundrymat helping his mother do the laundry, but he thought he would rather play in the laundry buggy. I thought it was such a sweet picture.

Thanks,
Melissa White

(right) Jennifer & David Graves sent us this photo and writes:
We wanted to share a sweet picture with you of our daughter, Aleaha Graves. She enjoyed picking her first buttercups this year... in our backyard.

Thanks,
Jennifer & David Graves



Signs of Spring
Picture Featured:    April 19, 2009 Signs of Spring
Wendell Kennison sent us these over the last several weeks and writes:
Hello Bill,
Another sure sign of Spring are the arrival of the purple martins.. They are making quite a fuss as they seek a nesting site...

I took a little stroll in the woods today and shot a few pictures.... The wildflowers just carpet the ground... Notice the yellow violet..

This little Eastern Bluebird seems to be telling me to leave and quit bothering her while she is trying to hatch five little blue eggs...



Anchorage, Alaska
Picture Featured:    April 20, 2009 Anchorage, Alaska
Jena Pace sent us these (one entitled "Deadliest Catch pots") and writes:
On a trip to Alaska I took these pictures of some old crab pots in need of repair at harbor near Anchorage. It's a beautiful place, but it can get pretty cold.


Five Generations
Picture Featured:    April 21, 2009 Five Generations
The Hawkin's sent us this photo and write:
Here are five generations: Sitting is Polly Renfro, standing middle G.A. Hawkins, left Kelven Hawkins, right Kellie Broady, baby Sean Broady.


Girls BCHS Softball Team
Picture Featured:    April 22, 2009 Girls BCHS Softball Team
Carol Thomas sent us this photo and writes:
Hi Bill,
I wanted to send a picture of the girls BCHS softball team.They went to Fort Walton Beach, Fl. over spring break. They won 4 out of 5 games.

Thanks,
Carol

Barren County High School


Rainbows...
Picture Featured:    April 23, 2009 Rainbows...
(far left photo) Bunny Harlow sent us this photo and writes:
Bill, look what the late evening shower on Monday produced. This is just a reminder that God is still in control. Some things mankind just can't mess up! I thank God that the rainbow is one of them.

Thanks for letting me share,
Bunny Harlow <><

(upper photos) Phillip White sent us these and writes:
These images were captured on my cell phone while on a break from Mental Health Nursing class on Monday, 4/20/09. This is the view from the front of Rivendell looking toward I-65. Look closely, there are two.
(lower center) Tessa Britt sent us this photo and writes:
Hello! My name is Tessa Britt. Photography happens to be a passion of mine. Today, during a light, but sunny rain shower, I happened to catch a glimpse of a rainbow forming in my background. I ran inside to grab my camera, only to return to the scene not just to find a single rainbow, but a DOUBLE rainbow at that! A double rainbow means good luck, so I hope that anyone that saw this magnificent sight has good fortune this week. (: Thanks a bunch!
(lower right) Michele Wheat sent us this photo and writes:
Everyone for miles around were all talking and sharing photos of the beautiful rainbows we were blessed with Monday, April 20th. I thought I would share my photo of the beautiful rainbow as well as the other beautiful creation that God blessed me with, my daughter Payton. To her eyes the rainbow was right there in our backyard, the amazement in her eyes was priceless.

Thank you,
Michele Wheat



Look at the Bee
Picture Featured:    April 24, 2009 Look at the Bee
Marlene Mullins sent us this photo and writes:
I was taking some pics of my flowering trees in the yard last week. Look at the bee!

Marlene Mullins



The One That Didn't Get Away
Picture Featured:    April 25, 2009 The One That Didn
Jason Hohmann sent us this photo entitled "The One That Didn't Get Away" and writes:
Caught is a 28.5" - 15.7lb. Large Mouth Bass caught by Landon Hohmann, age 6, on his first cast while visiting his grandparents in Daytona Beach, Florida over Spring Break. Brothers Aidan and Hunter helped bring it in.

Jason Hohmann



Morels
Picture Featured:    April 26, 2009 Morels
(left) Gayle Wilkinson sent us this photo and writes:
The morels are popping up! I found these Easter Sunday.

Happy hunting,
Gayle

(right) Jena Pace sent us this photo and writes:
The big yellow mushrooms are popping up all over this week. This is Tanner Livingston with just a few we got yesterday. Most of them will be gone after this week.


New Baby?
Picture Featured:    April 27, 2009 New Baby?
Sunshine Flowers sent us this photo and writes:
Here is our new baby. He is five weeks old. HAPPY EASTER! His name is Bear.

The Flowers



Lifelong Friends...
Picture Featured:    April 28, 2009 Lifelong Friends...
Marsha Thomas sent us this photo and writes:
Is there any better way of starting off a beautiful Easter Sunday than attending church with your "oldest" friend? This picture is of Melanie Matthews Patterson, formerly of Barren Co. and myself, Marsha Phillips Thomas. Melanie and I have been lifelong friends, literally since toddler age. She now lives in Sevierville, Tennessee, with her husband Todd and their children, Grant, Noah and Avery. Our times together are few and far between now, but that only makes each visit we have together all the more special.

Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for awhile and leave footprints on our hearts. And we are never, ever the same. -- Anonymous



Go Purple Day at TJS
Picture Featured:    April 29, 2009 Go Purple Day at TJS
Bart Logsdon sent us this photo and writes:
T.J. Samson Community Hospital celebrated “Go Purple Day” on Thursday, April 23rd in recognition of this year’s Relay for Life. Employees were asked wear purple to show their support for the community’s Relay for Life Activities. Hospital employees have been busy all year raising money for this year’s event which will be held on June 12th and 13th.


Local Wildlife
Picture Featured:    April 30, 2009 Local Wildlife
(top) Philip Johnson sent us this photo and writes:
It being turkey season, I thought this would make an appropriate addition for your photo of the day, It was given to me by Jerry Lewis and he graciously gave permission for me to submit. He has several photos taken by his game cameras covering a wide selection of wildlife in the area.
(lower photos) Todd & Robin sent us these and write:
While fishing at the Metcalfe County Lake our children (Alexandria & Aelec Baker) spotted this frog. To our surprise, the frog let us get close enough to take a few pictures and kept us entertained with all of the sounds it made. Even though not many fish were caught we had a great time anyways.

Todd & Robin



Edmonton Co. Little League Champs
Picture Featured:    May 01, 2009 Edmonton Co. Little League Champs
Debbie Bunnell sent us this photo and writes:
Champs of the 2009 Edmonton County Little League Tournament. Players include Joey Day, Hunter Carroll, Ty Hay, Jonathan Bunnell, Pate Shipley, J.T. Groce, Dalton Adwell, Sawyer Matthews, Seth Groce, Ellis Wininger and Luke Edmunds. Coached by Brandon Wininger, Mark Shipley and Will Vance. They are off to a terrific season!


Granddaughters and Nieces
Picture Featured:    May 02, 2009 Granddaughters and Nieces
(left) Arthur Hatfield sent us these and writes:
The first picture is of our granddaughter, Shady Lynn Wood playing a banjo that belongs to her pappy "Arthur Hatfield." The banjo was built by Arthur's daddy for him when he was about 4 years old. So that would make the little banjo about 56 years old as Arthur will be 60 on June 11th. Shady is the daughter of Tony and Tabitha Wood

The next (center) picture is our new granddaughter, Lacey Dawn Wood, she was born Jan. 13th., 2009 and is the daughter of Tony and Tabitha Wood, and the sister of Shady Lynn Wood age 4 1/2 & Johnny Dale Wood age 2 1/2. As you can tell by her beautiful smile she is a very happy little girl who loves her big sister and big brother very much. Thanks for letting us share these with you.

(right) Brandy Smith sent us this photo and writes:
We recently traveled to Myrtle Beach, SC, and I took this picture of my niece Avrie Thrasher modeling on the beach!

Brandy Smith



The Bee
Picture Featured:    May 03, 2009 The Bee
Pam Robertson sent us these and writes:
Hi Bill. This photo was taken Easter Sunday while my daughters were hunting eggs I spotted this bee. In the first photo it looks as if you could hear the buzzing!, just by looking at the picture the next picture as you see he found what he was looking for Lunch!!

Thanks for letting me share,
Pam Robertson :)



Great Blue Heron on Nest
Picture Featured:    May 04, 2009 Great Blue Heron on Nest
Linda Craiger sent us this photo and writes:
Dear Mr Anderson:
Wanted to share this picture of a Great Blue Heron sitting on the nest (4/23) at Ken Wininger's farm, just off the outer loop. There are 9 nests on the farm, in the top of trees, right next to Beaver Creek. I believe this is fairly unusual for this area.

Linda Craiger / Glasgow



Lady Scotties Softball
Picture Featured:    May 05, 2009 Lady Scotties Softball
Teresa Ray sent us this photo and writes:
Bill, just wanted to send a picture of the Lady Scottie softball team who recently won the 4th region Class “A” tournament. They will be playing in the Class “A” state tournament on May 9th.

Thank you,
Teresa Ray



The Glasgow Cubs
Picture Featured:    May 06, 2009 The Glasgow Cubs
"Angela" sent us this photo recently and writes:
This is a picture of the Glasgow Cubs. They played hard this weekend and took home first place in the TFP Pre-seaon tournament. The parents are so proud of all these kids, they played so well!


Pack 586 at Dinosaur World
Picture Featured:    May 07, 2009 Pack 586 at Dinosaur World
Julie Crimmins sent us this photo and writes:
One of the Wolf Dens from Pack 586 went to Dinosaur World in Cave City on Saturday. It was a wonderful day and they all had fun.


Group Photos
Picture Featured:    May 08, 2009 Group Photos
(top photo) Linda Hitchcock sent us this photo and writes:
A Glasgow Musicale photo op with Mayor Pickett and County Judge Executive, Davie Greer, if you can use it on the Glasgow site. Many thanks!

Linda Hitchcock

On April 28, 2009, Mayor Darrell Pickett and County Judge Executive, Davie Greer signed a Proclamation declaring May 3-10, 2009 National Music Week. Glasgow Musicale, a member of the National and Kentucky Federation of Music Clubs is sponsoring a celebration of National Music Week with concerts at various locations around town. The theme for this year is, “Music... Poetry of the Heart.” This week of observance in May gives us an opportunity to focus our attention on music as a means of communication and maintaining peace and harmony between people. Pictured from left to right are Musicale members: Shelby Bale, President, Joe Taylor, Linda Hitchcock, Vice President, Sandra Taylor, Official Photographer, Margie Kinslow, Mary Elizabeth Berry, Faye Smith, Co-Treasurer, Eldon Smith, Barbara Pendleton; seated: Dottie Kinsman, Secretary and Music Week Co-Chair, Davie Greer, County Judge-Executive, Darrell Pickett, Glasgow Mayor, and Lenell Leech, Co-Chair Music Week.

(center) Micah Reese sent us this photo and writes:
On Friday, April 24th the 4th grade classes at Eastern Elementary had a field trip to Frankfort. Along the way we stopped at Fort Harrod, the state capital, the Kentucky History Musem, the Fish and Wildlife Center and Daniel Boone's gravesite. We had a wonderful trip and fun was had by all. Pictured are both classes with their teachers, Terry Matthews and Kelly Long.
(lower) Marcella Smith sent us this photo and writes:
2009-10 University of Kentucky Cheerleaders..... Alli Greer (5th from the right) is cheering the Cats to victory for her third year. Tryouts were held at Memorial Coliseum on April 16th through 19th. Go Big Blue....


The Four Corners Area
Picture Featured:    May 09, 2009 The Four Corners Area
Creel Hatcher sent us these photos and writes:
These are a sample of the beauty we saw in our recent vacation to the Four Corners area of the USA. I wanted to share this with everyone in the area.

Creel Hatcher



Isabel and the Easter Bunny!
Picture Featured:    May 10, 2009 Isabel and the Easter Bunny!
Linda Hitchcock sent us this photo and writes:
Joe and Sandra Taylor's daughter enjoys a hug from the Easter Bunny at the recent Glasgow Musicale Easter Breakfast celebration, officer installation and annual membership renewal held at Glasgow Country Club on April 11, 2009.

The photo was taken by Sandra Taylor



Beautiful Hummingbirds
Picture Featured:    May 11, 2009 Beautiful Hummingbirds
Randy Yocum sent us these and writes:
Spring is here and so are the beautiful hummingbirds... Better look quick... because they are fast! Here are some photos of the little birds eating from our feeder.

Randy and Laurie Yocum



Local Photo Collage
Picture Featured:    May 12, 2009 Local Photo Collage
(upper left) Jennifer Grieshop sent us this photo and writes:
Mike Smith has been selected as Parent Volunteer of the Year at Hiseville Elementary. Mike is the father of Corbyn Smith, a 4th grader at Hiseville. Mike volunteers weekly on his day off and is a tremendous help to Hiseville School. Mike recently traveled with other volunteers and Mr. Stith, Hiseville principal, to receive his award. Pictured is Mike receiving his award at the Outstanding School Volunteers Award Luncheon held at Paroquet Conference Center in Shepherdsville.
(remaining photos) Jena Pace sent us the other photos:
Hi, We adopted Trixie this week from the shelter, she took right up with my grandson Tanner Livingston they wore each other out that day. They have become good friends.

Tanner Livingston and his friend Hannah get a chance to sit in the stat flight hilocopter. Tanner looks like he is thinking. Hmm Wonder how you start this thing up?

Hi, This is my daughter Ashley Pace, and grandson Tanner Livingston starting their first garden. It's been hard getting it out between rains. They were excited to see their radish were already up. It will be fun to watch them grow.



Kinleigh
Picture Featured:    May 13, 2009 Kinleigh
Cindy Dixon sent us this photo and writes:
THIS IS A PICTURE OF MY GRANDDAUGHTER KINLEIGH. SHE WAS PLAYING BALL HERSELF WHILE WATCHING HER AUNT "B" AND THE TROJANETTES PLAY THURSDAY NIGHT. WE THINK SHE IS ABSOLUTELY ADORABLE.

CINDY DIXON
(KINLEIGH'S NANA)



Chitty Chitty Bang Bang/Peach Tree
Picture Featured:    May 14, 2009 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang/Peach Tree
(upper photos) Mike Allen sent us these and writes:
About a year ago I signed on to be the Head Carpenter on the Broadway tour of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. It takes 7 53' trucks, 12 touring crew, 60 local stagehands, and 16 hrs. to put this show up. Audiences in every major city in the US will have a chance to go see this show. It will be in Louisville next week at the KCA. I've since left the show, moved to NYC and am working at the Metropolitan Opera. This was the last ride that I took in the flying car.

Mike Allen

(lower photo) Tiffany White sent us this photo and writes:
Here is a picture of my grandmother's (Audrey White) flowering peach tree. I thought it was beautiful and wanted to share it with you. This was taken a couple of weeks ago.

Thanks,
Tiffany White



From the Pegasus Parade
Picture Featured:    May 15, 2009 From the Pegasus Parade
Jeff Manning sent us these and writes:
Pictures from the Pegasus Parade in Louisville, on Thursday before the Derby. Glasgow Fire Department bagpiper Jeff Manning was invited to participate with the Louisville Fire & Rescue Pipes & Drums in leading the parade.


Kids!
Picture Featured:    May 16, 2009 Kids!
(left) Holly Snyder sent us this photo and writes:
This is Maddox Wilson, the baby of Eric and courtney Wilson. I am hoping to share this beautiful picture of this precious baby, I have been blessed with the joy of this little man everyday as his child care provider while mom and dad are at work. Max is a dream child as you can see and boy do I feel lucky to have him and all my other little ones to share my days with. WHAT A KEEPER, Some days I don't want to give him up !!! Thanks for letting me share - Holly MEME Snyder
(center) Larry Brumett sent us this photo and writes:
Barren County 4-H held a Beauty Pageant on Sunday May 3rd at the UK Extension Office on 68/80. Blair Alexandria Brumett, daughter of Jeff and Marin (Myatt) Brumett, granddaughter of Larry and Patti Brumett, Roy and Carolyn Myatt and great grandaughter of Mary Wax and Gladys Myatt took a proud second place even though we still think she's NUMBER #1
(right) Bryan and Kuristen Jones sent us this photo and writes:
This is our 11-month-old son, Bryson, enjoying a swing at Weldon Park. He had so much fun!

Bryan and Kuristen Jones, Glasgow



Local "Wildlife"
Picture Featured:    May 17, 2009 Local "Wildlife"
(upper left) Scott & Melody Jones sent us this photo and write:
Our 4-year-old daughter, Lilly, was playing dress up with our dog, Belle, who seemed to enjoy it as well. The two are quite a pair.
(upper right) Bonita and Joey Shirley sent us this photo and write:
Bill, this is our dog Besi. Since moving to the Burkesville Road she loves laying on the couch and watching the traffic. She also loves living in the country and so do we.
(center left) "jb" sent us this photo and writes:
Hope you like my little birds that were in my cedar tree. Mother did a good job, because they are gone now. Enjoy.
(center right) Mike and Paula Huffman sent us this photo and write:
Dear Mr. Anderson,
A couple of weeks ago I bought two new ferns for my front porch. Yesterday afternoon my husband and I thought that it would be good if mother nature could water these for me along with my other plants. When we took this one down there was a new home in it. I hope water does not hurt eggs because I know I have poured water on these not knowing that they were in there. Here is the picture of the new home. Seeing all this beauty around us, how can people believe there is not a GOD that created it? Thank you for all the lives you have touched by letting us share a little with our neighbors and friends.
(bottom) Cheryl Spencer sent us these and writes:
Hi Bill.. my adorable Shih Tzu's, Buffy and Winston are the proud parents of puppies born on Derby Day. They each have Derby namesakes: Derby, Mr. Hot Stuff, Long Shot and Borel. Derby, shown on his back was the first born and the show off. The puppies weighed about 5 ounces each and will grow to about 8-10 pounds.


Cattle Fest Cake Competition
Picture Featured:    May 18, 2009 Cattle Fest Cake Competition
Martha Thomas sent us this photo and writes:
Mary Wood Weldon Memorial Library and the Barren County Homemakers sponsored a Cattle Fest Cake Competition. Shown are some of the participants MoJo Taylor, Tamara Smith (overall winner), Tracey and Jaime Chapman, Sybil Kidd and Elizabeth Pottinger. Everyone did a great job!
Mary Wood Weldon Library


65th Wedding Anniversary... Congratulations!
Picture Featured:    May 19, 2009 65th Wedding Anniversary... Congratulations!
(left) Rosemary Sturdivant sent us this photo and writes:
Celebration of 65th Wedding Anniversary...
Leroy and Mary (Martin) Landrum celebrated their 65th Wedding Anniversary on April 8, 2009.

Submitted by: Rosemary Sturdivant

(right) Jeff Poland sent us this photo and writes:
Dear WebMeister,
During a dance competition in Nashville, Chloe Poland met Joe Nichols and he was nice enough to take the time to pose for a picture.

Thanks,
Jeff Poland



Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot - Spring, 2009
Picture Featured:    May 20, 2009 Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot - Spring, 2009
The WebMeister got this collage of photos...
The Anderson family went to the semi-annual "Machine Gun Shoot" at Knob Creek Gun Range in early April. The range itself used to be owned by the military and Fort Knox used it for their big guns. For years it's been privately owned as an outdoor shooting range and gun shop. Twice a year, once in the spring and again in the fall, the range hosts about 15,000 Second Amendment enthusiasts, patriots in general and even people who've traveled all the way from Europe. Although these types of events are held in different places around the country, this one is the largest of them all. It's pretty cool to see fully automatic weapons fired (as you are probably aware, they've been tightly regulated since 1934). It was a lot of fun.

(clockwise) In the photos, on the far left is Dean Anderson, then Sam & Bill, Bill & Rita, Kelly & Juanita, and finally Rita, Sam & Kelly. If you go in early October, make sure to take your hearing protection! (you'll need it every so often)



Wade's Number One Fans!
Picture Featured:    May 21, 2009 Wade
Shawna Shartzer sent us these entitled "Wade England's Cooking Show" and writes:
Wade England's new cooking show rocks, We are your #1 fans!
See Wade's show, "Come on in My Kitchen" every Wednesday
on EPB Cable 6 at 7:00pm (and in replays!)!


Country Music Marathon Runners
Picture Featured:    May 22, 2009 Country Music Marathon Runners
Missy Prater sent us this photo and writes:
Here is a photo of the Extreme Fitness Group that recently completed the Country Music Marathon (26.2 miles) on 4/25/09. Front row: Missy Prater, June Vaughn. Back row: Cathy Botts, John Vaughn and Debbie Shone. It was so hot that day and over 31,000 people ran the half and full marathon combined. We were all smiling because it was over.


Fishing and Soccer
Picture Featured:    May 23, 2009 Fishing and Soccer
(upper left) Jeremy & Pam Colvin sent us this photo and write:
This is Pam Colvin of Glasgow proudly holding a nice crappie on her first ever crappie fishing trip with her husband Jeremy Colvin who is a fishing guide on TN/KY area lakes (www.kyfishermen.com).
(center and upper right) Chastity Wyatt sent us these and writes:
Hi just wanted to share these photos. My husband & father-in-law got some really nice large CRAPPIE right here from Barren River Lake & this is a pic of one of our three daughters the first time she had ever picked up a fish & believe it or not she loved it Thanks for letting me share.
(lower photo) Kevin Beaty sent us this photo and writes:
Bill,
Members of the Barren County High School Soccer Team, along with a few alumni members had the chance to catch the FIFA Word Cup Qualifier Soccer match at LP Field in Nashville when USA took on Trinidad & Tobago. USA was victorious with a score of 3 to 0. The boys got to experience the spirited atmosphere that goes along with professional soccer as well as be a part of the record setting crowd that night!

Many thanks to Coach Nyekan for giving the team this exciting opportunity!



Performing Arts
Picture Featured:    May 24, 2009 Performing Arts
(upper photo) Elizabeth Mattingly sent us this photo and writes:
Hey,
This is a picture of our all about dance senior team. This picture is from our dance recital at the Plaza and it was ah-mazing.

Enjoy! (:

(lower photo) Paulette Wasylycia sent us this photo and writes:
I'd like to show off a bunch of young actors...the "BOP" (Bunche of Players) who were cast in the play, "The Life and Times of Princess Sophia." These kids were GREAT! They will be putting on another play at the Liberty District-Ralph Bunche Community Center in June entitled, "J.B."

My thanks to Alma Glover, Executive Director of the Center and to Eddy Sakowicz, Program Manager and to all of the crew members and other folks who worked in the background who made this possible.

Thank you,
Paulette Wasylycia, Grandma to "Princess Tabasco" in the play.



The Red Cross Cardinals
Picture Featured:    May 25, 2009 The Red Cross Cardinals
Angela Forbis sent us this photo and writes:
Red Cross Cardinals won 1st place in the 2009 TFP Pre-Season Tournament and 2nd place in the Edmonton Little League Tournament. Way to go Guys! Players include Hunter Carey, Nick Mabe, Garrett Wyatt, Chase Farley, Quentin Riddle, Shadi Gordon, Logan Adwell, Logan Rich, Cole Forbis, and Tyler Taylor. Jake Cross absent from photo. Red Cross Cardinals coached by Nathan Wyatt and Brian Carey.


Eastern Elem. 2nd Grade Class
Picture Featured:    May 26, 2009 Eastern Elem. 2nd Grade Class
Eddie Russell sent us these and writes:
Hey Bill,
Here's a couple of pictures from a recent field trip to Hodgensville to see Lincoln's Birthplace by the Eastern Elementary 2nd grade class.

Thanks,
Eddie



Community Emergency Preparedness Day
Picture Featured:    May 27, 2009 Community Emergency Preparedness Day
Dallas Arosteguy sent us these and writes:
I would like to extend a special word of thanks for the many organizations of Barren County and Kentucky State for the efforts in helping with the annual kick-off of the Community Emergency Preparedness Day which was held April 25th at 748 W. Cherry St... Glasgow. Special recognition is noted for the Barren County Emergency Team, Glasgow Fire Department, American Red Cross, Glasgow - EPB, and other units from Glasgow.

Along with the great weather and good food provided the public attending had an opportunity to observe and ask questions of all sorts ranging from Family Preparedness - 72 hour emergency kits -to- food storage, cooking with out power -to- generating your own electricity, pet welfare, communications, and many more! It seemed the most visited booth was the gardening and canning/food dehydration.

More information pertaining to the April 25th event which was also held in many other Southern States visit - www.dayofservice.org .

Submitted by Dallas Arosteguy - Public Affairs, Glasgow



1st Place Hiseville Cardinals!
Picture Featured:    May 28, 2009 1st Place Hiseville Cardinals!
Benisha Wilson sent us this photo and writes:
The Hiseville Cardinals won 1st Place in the 2009 Caverna Youth League Tournament that took place May 22-25. Pictured bottom left to right: Chandler Wilson, Austin Bailey, Jorden Crist, Autumn Jewell, Madison Crist, Autume Harlow
2nd row, left to right: Andrew Witty, Alex Witty, Mathew Thompson, Jacob Ford, John Turner, Hunter London
3rd row: Coaches Bill Crist, Julie Crist, James Witty, Terry Thompson


Bounty of the Barrens Market!
Picture Featured:    May 29, 2009 Bounty of the Barrens Market!
Monica Froedge sent us these photos and writes:
I thought I would send you these pictures of the outdoor markets in Barcelona and Provence that Pamela and I visited. In our two weeks there, we had no processsed food. These places were amazing. No fat people in Europe.

I do love the chickens and the pigs. Feel free to use them for the Glasgow webpage.

Visit the Sustainable Glasgow Blog (the Bounty of the Barrens market) here...
The market begins tomorrow at 8:00am at 301 West Main Street!
(and continues every Saturday through the summer)


Local Flora and Fauna
Picture Featured:    May 30, 2009 Local Flora and Fauna
(upper left) Mike Chesnut sent us this photo and writes:
Jess and Mike Chesnut took this picture on Derby Day in Tennessee on a trail in the Big South Fork National Recreation Area. This is an unusually large disply of pink lady slippers orchid blooming on a beautiful trail. There were several dozen blooming in a single area.
(upper right) Joe Hatchett sent us this photo and writes:
Bill,
I have been watching a nest of robins for a week now and all the youngsters left the nest today. This picture was taken last Sunday.

Joe Hatchett

(lower) Bonita Shirley sent us this photo and writes:
Bill, these peonies were set out in 1955 by my parents, Robert Lee and Lois Rigsby Richey, on the Burkesville Road. My parents are gone now but the peonies live on and are a great reminder of years gone by and better ones to come.

Bonita Richey Shirley



Group Photos
Picture Featured:    May 31, 2009 Group Photos
(upper photo) Cynthia Logsdon sent us this photo and writes:
Barren Co/Glasgow Pre Season 12u Tournament

Sidewinders - Runner-ups

Front row - Tiffany Tolsma, Summer Shirley, Lauren Mosby, Kennedy Logsdon, Dena Thompson, Morgan King
Back row - Assistant Coach Pat Mosby, Autumn Wheeler, Morgan Deckard, Jaycie Edwards, Aubrey Tedder, Mikala Carter, Natalie Staples, Coach Patrick Staples

(lower photo) Marcella Smith sent us this photo and writes:
Maci Asbury, "says thanks Ms. Adrienne for a fun recital"... Don't Touch That Dial Spring Recital was held at Plaza Theatre on May 8th and 9th... This group had a fun time dancing with Hannah Montana (Caroline Travis) and Lola (Victoria Watson). Thanks.

Marcella Smith



A Night at the Theater
Picture Featured:    June 02, 2009 A Night at the Theater
Chris Blythe sent us this photo and writes:
Here is Bob Karrick with his son, David, and his wife, Holly. We attended the play "Emma" at the Public Theater of Kentucky in Bowling Green, along with other friends. Bob was in the play and did a fantastic job and is also starting a new venue as Santa. David is a firefighter with the Glasgow Fire Dept. and Holly is the manager at Millers Physical Therapy. If you see them out and recognize them, tell 'em to have a great day!

Chris Blythe



Dale Hollow Dam
Picture Featured:    June 03, 2009 Dale Hollow Dam
Carolyn Benham sent us this photo and writes:
Thought you might like this picture of Dale Hollow Dam. They have opened the flood gates at the dam. Locals say it has been 22 years since the last time they were open.

Carolyn Benham



4-H Dog Camp in London, Ky.
Picture Featured:    June 04, 2009 4-H Dog Camp in London, Ky.
Melanie Watson sent us this photo and writes:
These Barren County 4-Hers attended 4-H Dog Camp at JM Feltner 4-H Camp in London, Kentucky last weekend. Along with their dogs, the campers learned about basic obedience, rally obedience, agility, and showmanship. They enjoyed dog crafts, dog games and meeting a member of the Kentucky State Police Force K-9 squad. They learned you can even dance with your dog. In their first try as a team, these 4-Hers won a Dog Skill-a-thon out of 9 teams. The Skill-a-thon involved identification of training equipment, grooming equipment and dog breeds. If you are interested in the 4-H Dog Club, please contact Melanie Watson or the Barren or Hart County Cooperative Extension Offices.

The 4-Hers with their dogs are: Victoria Watson and Preston, Jessica Bourassa with Mary Mac and Krissie Socks, R. J. Baise and Cyrus, and Emma Doyle with T-bone.



Come on OUT to My Kitchen!
Picture Featured:    June 05, 2009 Come on OUT to My Kitchen!
Bill Anderson got these photos Saturday morning at the Bounty of the Barrens...
Shown in the photos above are Aaron Reece and Wade England. These were taken Saturday morning at the very first "Bounty of the Barrens." The market will be held weekly, Saturday mornings from 8:00am to noon behind BB&T at 301 West Main Street. There are many local vendors and even local music. Wade has a cooking show on EPB Cable 6, "Come On in My Kitchen." Aaron actually shot his latest show on location at the market, using mostly foods bought (stolen?) on site. Watch Wade's show on Cable 6 and come on out and support the Bounty of the Barrens effort. More information? Check out the Sustainable Glasgow blog...


Local Graduates
Picture Featured:    June 06, 2009 Local Graduates
(upper photo) The Thistlethwaite's sent us this photo and write:
On Sunday, May 24th, 2009 Taylor Thistlethwaite son of Dr. and Mrs. William Thistlethwaite graduated from Centre College in Danville, Ky. Taylor has been accepted to the summer institute at the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts in Winston Salem, NC. This fall, he will attend UK’s Master’s program in architecture/historic preservation. He was one of fourteen students accepted into the program. This year, Centre College’s commencement address was given by Jerry and Linda Bruckheimer. Linda is a writer, producer, and preservation activist. Her husband, Jerry is regarded as Hollywood’s most influential and successful producers. His contribution over the last three decades has been equally as successful in film and television.
(lower left) Linda Wood sent us this photo and writes:
Congratulation to two 2002 graduates of Barren County High School, Mica Wood and Charlie Thomas, who graduated from UK Law School on Friday, May 8, 2009.
(lower right) Barbara Taylor sent us this photo and writes:
Congratulations Amanda, We are so proud of you. - Love, Mom, Dad, Tony & Adrian


Local Kids
Picture Featured:    June 07, 2009 Local Kids
(upper left) Matt and Becky Wheeler sent us this photo and write:
Hey Bill,
This is a picture of Parker Clark, son of Kent and Stacy Wheeler Clark and grandson of Matt and Becky Wheeler and Richard and Karen Clark. Parker is 6-months-old and is trying his first float in the family pool during the Memorial Day weekend. Thanks for letting us share his picture.
(upper right) Micah Hatcher sent us this photo and writes:
WebMeister,
This is a picture of a few of the '08-'09 BCMS cheerleaders. We had a very successful year, and I hope we have a great '09-'10 year, too! Coached by Casey Powell. In this picture, left-right: Kelsey Johnson, Whitney Williams, Micah Hatcher. Thanks for letting me share.
(lower left) Cindy Deckard sent us this photo and writes:
Hello Bill, I sent Brocks picture a few weeks ago when he was born, here is one of him at 6 weeks old. His Pa Billy Deckard is a Nashville Predators hockey fan. As you can see in the photo Brock has his own attire! We can't wait to take him to see the Predators. By the way his daddy Bo Deckard isn't a hockey fan. We are going to have to work on that!
(lower center) Krissy Friend sent us this photo and writes:
Here is a picture of my daughter Kaleigh Brook out enjoying the sunshine she loves the outdoors.
(lower right) Amanda Mutter sent us this photo and writes:
Here are pictures of Kenle Reece Mutter, daughter of Jeremiah & Amanda (Combs) Mutter. She received her first car on May 12th and hasn't stopped driving yet! Thanks,

Amanda Mutter (proud mommy)



Bowling Green Hot Rods
Picture Featured:    June 08, 2009 Bowling Green Hot Rods
Patrick Forges sent us this photo and writes:
Here are a couple of pictures of the Bowling Green Hot Rods. You can get a family of 4 in for just 20 dollars. It's a great time.

Patrick Forges



Mary Wood Weldon Progress
Picture Featured:    June 09, 2009 Mary Wood Weldon Progress
Martha Nell Thomas sent us photos May 21 and May 29 and writes (not all photos were used):
May 21: The library will be closing on June 15 and reopening at 1530 South Green Street on July 6, the first day of Summer Reading Registration. One may check out books and return them at the new location - starting June 1st they will be due back July 27. Here are a couple of photos May 19, the Circulation Desk and the Children's section of the Youth Services Department.

May 29: The library is closer to the goal! Shown is the Mary Wood Weldon Reading Room, the Bookdrop/Drive-Thru and the Youth Services Department. Closing date for the 107 W College location is June 15 to reopen on July 6 at 1530 South Green Street.



The Indy 500
Picture Featured:    June 10, 2009 The Indy 500
Jeff Wagner sent us these photos and writes:
Bill,
A group from Glasgow goes to the Indy 500 every year and I was lucky enough to join the fun to "The Greatest Spectacle in racing" this year. Here are a few photos from the 2009 Indy 500.

1) Upper left: The infamous Gasoline Alley and Pagoda. Gasoline Alley is the last chance for a fan to get a glimpse a his/her favorite driver before they get to the starting grid and pit lane. The Pagoda has been a focal point of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and has gone through many changes since 1913. It is used to house race control, timing and scoring, and media for races at IMS.

2) Upper right: This is a few from which we sat on the day of the 2009 Indy 500. You can see the tall pylon that is used to track the top drivers in the race on the left. The main grandstands are on the right. You can also see the rear of the starting field on the track. The photo was taken from "Turn 4."

3) Lower left: This is a photo of the Starting Field from "Turn 4" before they head down the front straight to take the "Green Flag."
(Right to left):
1st Row: Helio Castroneves (Pole Position), Ryan Briscoe, Dario Franchitti
2nd Row: Graham Rahal, Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan
3rd Row: Mario Moraes, Marco Andretti, Will Power
4th Row: Danica Patrick, Alex Lloyd, Raphael Matos
5th Row: Paul Tracy, Vitor Meira, Justin Wilson

4th) Lower right: Helio Castroneves was the winner of the 93rd running of the Indy 500. Average lap speeds were running over 220mph.

Thanks to everyone on this trip and for making it alot of fun.



Bowling Green Hot Rods
Picture Featured:    June 11, 2009 Bowling Green Hot Rods
(upper photos) Jim Gardner sent us these and writes:
Hi Bill,
Wanted to share a couple of pics of our Sam throwing out the first pitch at the Bowling Green Hot Rods game where he and his friends celebrated his graduating from WKU. If you're a baseball fan, this is a great minor league ball park.

Thanks,
Jim Gardner

(lower photo) Elaine Linder sent us this photo and writes:
Hey Bill,
This is a picture of Rich Linder driving the Hotrod's Third Baseman out onto the field for their opening game in Bowling Green. His car was one of ten that was chosen to dirve out the ten starting players. What a fun game! Buckshot (the car) and Rich looked awesome and stoled the show.


Barren Countians in NY & PA
Picture Featured:    June 12, 2009 Barren Countians in NY & PA
Todd Steenbergen sent us this photo and writes:
Barren County Travels to New York and Pennsylvania

A large group from Barren County explored New York City and Philadelphia during spring break this past April. Barren County High School teacher and Social Studies Club sponsor Todd Steenbergen organized the trip with 84 participants. While in New York City, stops included Central Park, the Sony Wonder Technology Lab, shopping in Times Square, 5th Avenue and Chinatown, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, St. Paul’s Chapel and St. John’s Cathedral and the American Museum of Natural History. The group also enjoyed plenty of fine dining and the newest Broadway show, “Shrek the Musical.” In Philadelphia, the tour continued with stops at the US Mint, the Liberty Bell Pavilion, the Betsy Ross House, Independence Hall and Congress Hall.

Participating in the trip were Todd, Ann, Ashley & Spencer Steenbergen; Bob, Lisa, Jacob & Emily Blair; Robert, Thomas & Miles Smith; Ruth Ann & Courtney Hammer; Melissa, Alex, & Rachel Sergent; Melinda & Jonathan Beard; Mike & Michael Gilkey; Helen, Kim, Megan, & Tyler Burks; Tammy & Sarah Jennings; Sonja & Rebekah Mayfield, & Bethany Higdon; Tylia & Laura Claywell; Tracy, Charlotte, & Tanner Wilson; Eva Wheeler, Tammy Pulley, & Cheyenne Groce; Ella Wilson & Molly Thompson; Lisa & Morgan Anderson; Ann & Jordan Herald; Donna & Jenna Botts; Rhonda & Maddie Costlow; Debbie Browning & Mason Nesbitt; Jackie & Kennedy Samson; Tiffany & Dawn Landrum; Bonnie, Regina, & Michael Wilcome; Ashley & Debbie Turner; Charlotte & Courtney Thompson; Jackie & Cassie Garner; Mike, Dickie, Olivia, & Thomas Houchens; Donna Thomerson, Jesse Dotson, Cameron Reno, Luke Piper, Keaton Brownstead, Tiffany Davis, Alanna Humphrey, Logan York, Sarah Pierce, Shawna Felkins, Shadaca Groce, Jenna Knott, Hannah Shaw, Kara Harris, Cayla McCoy & Lindsey Green.



Out having Fun...
Picture Featured:    June 13, 2009 Out having Fun...
(upper photo) Jeremy & Pam Colvin sent us this photo and writes:
This is a pic of me at the Kenny Chesney concert in Louisville before the show hanging out backstage with Miranda Lambert. My buddy Jordan Powell is her tour manager and we fish together whenever we get the chance.
(lower photos) Wendy Houchens sent us these and writes:
Here are a couple of pictures of our grandchildren, Audri and Eric, and Ellyot, riding at Pa and Grandma's on Dutchess. Audri perfers to ride by herself. Ellyot is just hanging on and thinking about it. Eric said Grandma takes too much room in the saddle, but he still didn't want to get down. I guess it is time for Pa to get us a bigger saddle.


Makena's 8th Birthday!
Picture Featured:    June 14, 2009 Makena
Ted McMurtrey sent us these and writes:
Bill,
Here are some pictures from Makena McMurtrey's 8th birthday on 5/22/09. She had a shelter party. Instead of getting gifts, she asked everyone to bring items that BRAWA could use for the animals at our local shelter.

There was also a magic show performed by Brad Lowe, and we got to meet a couple of animals from the shelter.

Thanks!

Ted McMurtrey



Girl Scout Troop 399
Picture Featured:    June 15, 2009 Girl Scout Troop 399
Debbie Perkins sent us this photo and writes:
Hey Bill,
This is a picture of Girl Scout Troop 399 with a sign they made for their Relay for Life site. Pictured are Amanda Perkins, Meredith Crane, Elizabeth McCormick, Charlotte Matos, Courtney Turner, Ally Jones, Katelyn Boone and Railey Rush. They will be walking at Glasgow High School in the relay on June 12th... We hope to see everyone!

Debbie Perkins

(Update: The troop raised over $2,000 for the Relay for Life! - The WebMeister)



The 2009 Glasgow Highland Games
Picture Featured:    June 16, 2009 The 2009 Glasgow Highland Games
William Morris sent us these photos from this year's games and writes:
For those who missed the great Games this past weekend, here are some pictures. A shot of the grounds as we opened Saturday morning, and of course the games wouldn't be the same without the combined Pipe Bands, this was the winning toss in the Sheep toss (no, they don't toss a sheep), and finally the "First Annual Motorized Cooler Races." Be at the games next year and y'all won't miss all this.

Wm. Morris



Lightning!
Picture Featured:    June 17, 2009 Lightning!
(upper photo) Jeff Wagner sent us this photo and writes:
Bill,
Here is a photo of a lightning strike I caught. Thursday at 7:30pm the storm went right over our house. I caught this just north of our house from Pritchardsville looking towards Glasgow.

Thanks,
Jeff Wagner

(lower photo) Cheri Watson sent us this photo and writes:
Check this out! I was standing on my back porch, taking pictures of the storm coming over the tree line, when I was lucky enough to get this picture! I live down the street from Eastern Elem. and I was able to watch the whole thing!

Thanks!
Cheri



GHS Class of 1967
Picture Featured:    June 18, 2009 GHS Class of 1967
Gayle Steenbergen sent us this photo and writes:
This group of "young" ladies (GHS Class of 1967) gathered recently to celebrate a "lifetime of friendship." Some of us had not seen each other in 42 years. It was a wonderful afternoon of reunion.

Pictured front row: Judy Botts Butler, Peggy Gibbs Edmunds, Anne Grant Downing Underwood, Jeanne Wallace Garrett, Linda Young Wells. Middle row: Gayle Rigsby Steenbergen, Paulette Witty Wasylycia, Karen Pace Nunn, Sherry Bridges Furlong, Brenda Shirley Coates, Edith Bartlett Parker, Brenda Hale Eaton. Back row: Ruth Emberton Jolly, Pat Wood Soards, Barbara Wells Kramer, Theresa Garmon Nelson, Jolene Hume Lyons, Jennie Leech, Martha Downing Becker, Trigg Goodman Vance, Sheila Williams Oliver, Judith Alexander Boden, Butch Groce Humphrey, Paula Greer Kingery, Emily Russell Harper.



GHS Seniors' Balloon Release
Picture Featured:    June 19, 2009 GHS Seniors
Katie Wells sent us this photo and writes:
Here is a picture of the Glasgow Scottie Seniors getting ready to release their balloons after the senior breakfast. All of the parents are very proud of their children and wish them the best of luck.

Katie Wells



Lady Scottie Youth Basketball Camp
Picture Featured:    June 20, 2009 Lady Scottie Youth Basketball Camp
Chris Crain sent us these and writes:
Bill--
We recently held our Lady Scottie Youth Basketball Camp at Glasgow High School on June 1-5. The girls had a lot of fun while learning the basic fundamentals of basketball as well as competing in various individual and team competitions. A big "thank you" goes out to all the parents for getting their daughter's involved in our camp and to our sponsors for their continued support (Hardees, Awards Inc., Joe Myers at Farm Bureau, South Central Bank, Edmonton State Bank, Dr. Mark Myers, Dr. Mark Kuzma, Dr. Joey Newberry, Glass Paving & Dairy Queen). Thanks!

Above are a few of our participants working on ball handling: Jaycie Edwards, Kylee Jackson & Dena Thompson.

Coach Chris Crain



Happy Father's Day (to all Dads)!
Picture Featured:    June 21, 2009 Happy Father
Jenny Kate Guy sent us this photo and writes:
Hello! I was hoping you could post this pic of my Dad, Buddy Underwood, and me on my wedding day in April. Just wanted to tell him Happy Father's Day since I now live in Columbia, SC.

Thanks,
Jenny Kate Guy



Hummer/Mrs. Harvey
Picture Featured:    June 22, 2009 Hummer/Mrs. Harvey
(left) Judy Hardison sent us this photo and writes:
This small hummingbird was flying around the ceiling in our garage and could not find the way outside. After two hours we finally caught the hummingbird and sit it onto the feeder, the bird sit there and let us pet on her, began to eat from the feeder and then flew into the trees. Hopefully to return!
(right) Cindy Harvey sent us this photo and writes:
This is the lovely Mrs. Donna Harvey of Temple Hill. Donna was celebrating a close friend's birthday. We should all look so festive for a special occasion. Thank you Donna! Thank you, WebMeister!


Local Kids
Picture Featured:    June 23, 2009 Local Kids
(upper photo) Shawna Shartzer sent us this photo and writes:
Collin Jones, Alex Pennycuff, Dillion Lee, Travis Pendygraft, Paden Shartzer, Trent Pendygraft. Thanks to friends, family and Glasgow City Pool for making Paden's 7th Birthday special:)
(lower photo) Rose Mary Byrd sent us this photo and writes:
Junior Achievement Sponsored a Bike Safety Event for Barren Co. Here are the winners of the Bike give-away. Left to Right Samuel Wright, Gabriel Ferrar, Jamison Buie, Dezi Genaw, Landry Steenbergen, and Emma Martin. Tommy Hatcher of Tom Thumb Photography took the picture.

Thanks,
Rose Mary Byrd
Program Manager



Mushrooms from Mammoth Cave
Picture Featured:    June 24, 2009 Mushrooms from Mammoth Cave
Jerry Crenshaw sent us these photos and writes:
Hey Bill, was out looking for mushrooms and found these at Mammoth Cave.

Jerry



At the Ballgame!
Picture Featured:    June 25, 2009 At the Ballgame!
(upper photo) Chas Taylor sent us this photo and writes:
The Red Cross A’s won first place in the Barren County Live Arm Tournament on Saturday. The boys did a great job!!

Front row: Brandon Reed, Jacob Belcher, Cameron Neal, Tyler Mosby, Drew Bragg
Back row: Drew Johnson, Tanner Gray, Michael Belcher, Seth Chapman, David Lancaster, Layke Taylor, Hunter Pursley (absent from photo)
Assistant Coach – Mike Gray, Head Coach - Jason Nuetzman

Chas Taylor

(lower photo) Emily Carver sent us this photo and writes:
Here is a picture of my son's (Trey Carver) first big homerun hit of the season!


Recent Storm Damage!
Picture Featured:    June 26, 2009 Recent Storm Damage!
(upper left) Alice Thrasher sent us this photo and writes:
Storm damage.
(upper right) Tim and Brenda sent us this photo and write:
Here are a few shots from some of the damage at the Glasgow CC golf course.
(lower left) Jena Pace sent us this photo and writes:
Strom damage yesterday afternoon. Thnakful no one was hurt. But Chad Livingston's blazaer didn't make it thur. We had many trees down on jackson hwy. One landed on our front proch.
(lower right) Michelle Estes sent us this photo and writes:
I obtained the following pics on Hwy 68/80 today while trying to get home before the storm hit. Sadly, I missed home by 2 minutes and had to wait out the storm at a safe location until it was safe to drive again. These were taken just before you get to the A.L. Shirley Road and on down to where the Windy Hill Store was. I hope you can use them.


Local Collage
Picture Featured:    June 27, 2009 Local Collage
(upper left) Melanie Watson sent us this photo and writes:
Dear WebMeister;
Girl Scout Cadette Troop 442 recently attended Adventure Weekend at Camp Pennyroyal. Our Cadettes participated in crafts, canoeing, high ropes and teams course. The girls had a wonderful time. They worked together as a team really well, met girls from other troops, took on challenges and conquered some fears.

(L to R): Madison Moloko, Alissa Spann, Caitlyn Riggs, Chablis McCandless and Samantha Randolph.

(upper right) Wendell Kennison sent us this photo and writes:
Hi Bill,
This Great Spangled Fritillary is enjoying the sunshine and nectar from a crown thistle... The butterflies are not as abundant this year as in the past... The very wet weather may have something to do with it...
(lower left) Betsy Bowles sent us this photo and writes:
These roses that I have grown are a sure sign of Spring. Our neighbors in Norris Court have truly enjoyed them.
(lower right) Bonita Shirley sent us this photo and writes:
Bill, this is Aaden Matthew Hughes, born 053009 at Baptist Hospital in Louisville. Parents are Kari Gawjarone Hughes and husband Jameson Hughes of Louisville, Kari formerly of Glasgow. Very proud grandparents Bonita Richey Shirley and Joey Jack Shirley of Glasgow and proud Uncle Richey of Hendersonville, TN. Miracles definitely do happen everyday!


Local Collage
Picture Featured:    June 28, 2009 Local Collage
(upper photos) Steven Estes sent us these photos and writes:
Thought I would send a couple of pics of our recent fishing trip. My daughter 3 year old Callie Rae Estes caught this 2 lb bass and not to be outdone big brother Brantley Estes caught this 2lb bass. Great day great weather great fishing at a friend's farm pond.
(lower left) Angela Delk sent us this photo and writes:
Here is a picture of Gracie and Jacob Delk riding on Thomas the Train at New Haven, Kentucky on June 6, 2009. They had a great day.
(lower right) Angela sent us this photo and writes:
This is John Carvel Norman, a graduate from Glasgow High School. He has an art show currently going on at the cultural center here in Glasgow. The show will be there till the first part of July. His family is very proud of him. He is a very talented young man. His shows includes several canvas pieces along with some of his pottery.


Eric and a Blue Man
Picture Featured:    June 29, 2009 Eric and a Blue Man
Tina Perry sent us this photo and writes:
This is a picture of my brother, Eric Kinslow, with a member of the Blue Man Group. We got a chance to see them when we traveled to Orlando last week with the Scottie Band. It was a great show! They also had the opportunity to march in the parade at Disney's Magic Kingdom.

Thanks,
Tina Perry



Success Academy & Cayman Islands
Picture Featured:    June 30, 2009 Success Academy & Cayman Islands
(upper photo) Bob Reece sent us this photo and writes:
The Glasgow Independent School District and Success Academy High School would like to congratulate the 2009 graduates of Success Academy High School and their families. Graduates seated in the front row from left to right are; Mariah Kendall, Maranda Curtis, Sheena Terrell, Amber Shirley and Kristen Bagnor. Shown in the rear are; Jathan Decker, Emmanuel Igwe, Jessie Briceno, Wes Graves, Dillion Neal and Jon Avis. Tameka Woods also graduated, but was not available for the photo.
(lower photo) Gary Stephens sent us this photo and writes:
My wife Cheryl took this picture of the sunrise over the Cayman Islands.

Thanks, Gary Stephens

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