“There are a lot of books that I think are worthy of being printed that the big publishers aren’t interested in,” Hughes said, explaining why he operates a one-man publishing house where “I’m both janitor and president of the company, too.”
White, the Owensboro music teacher, produced some moist eyes, describing her inspiration in teaching music in Owensboro Independent Schools, bringing the arts to students from diverse backgrounds.
“Children are changed through the power of the arts,” she said. “As I get older, I realize that helping realize the dreams of others is even more rewarding than realizing my own,” she said.
Ronnie Ellis writes for CNHI News Service and is based in Frankfort. He may be contacted by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.