Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

Opinion

July 12, 2013

Opinion: Letters to the Editor

GLASGOW — Dear Editor,

Last week my husband and I had the pleasure of visiting South Central Kentucky Cultural Center in Glasgow. What a marvelous museum and research library the people of Glasgow are blessed with. Your museum ranks as the best of any of the county museums that we have visited across the nation.

I would like especially to thank Ms. Gayle Berry and her staff who assisted us while researching my ancestor, Daniel Shipman, who was a pioneer resident in the Barren County area before Barren County was formed from Warren County in 1799.

As our children and grandchildren are growing up in such rapidly changing times, we need to teach them where their roots originated and the values on which our country was founded. It is our responsibility and sincere hope that the people of Glasgow will preserve the museum and library and encourage the young and old to experience the excitement of our past. Thank you.

Thomas and Mary Louise Spindler

Marion, Ky.

Thanks given for support of Weldon Tournament

Dear Editor,

The Weldon Tennis Association Inc. wishes to thank its sponsors for their support in putting on another successful W.A. Weldon Open Tennis Tournament and Jim Moody Doubles Classic on June 28-30 at Gorin Park. One of the oldest tennis tournaments in Kentucky, the Weldon enjoyed its largest number of entrants in years and produced some fantastic tennis. Sponsors this year were The Peoples Bank, BB&T, Cook, Downing & Underwood Insurance Agency, Coca-Cola, T.J. Samson Community Hospital, Pharmacy Express – The Empty Nest, Dr. Barret Lessenberry, WCLU Radio, Columbia Avenue Marathon and Vann Healthcare Services. The directors also extend a special thanks to the Glasgow Recreation Department, HVAC Services, Dr. Jerry Ralston, Curt Peil, Ken Craiger, Melissa Jones and Amy Reynolds for their assistance.

The W.A. Weldon Open Tennis Tournament has a rich history in Glasgow, and its the goal of the association to grow the tournament more each year and continue to promote the game of tennis.

Weldon Tennis Association Inc.

Terry Bunnell, President

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