Remembering, discovering Pike County Masters

first_imgLatest Stories Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration There were many “I wish I had” statements made during the reception. And, Lake’s daughter, Angie Lake Ingram of Millbrook also wished.“I only have one piece of mother’s artwork – the large piece of the elderly lady standing at the window,” Ingram said. “When mother got sick, people began to buy her work and soon it was gone. My sister has two pieces and my brother has a piece. We all wish we had more.”Morgan Drinkard, interim director of the center, said the Pike County Masters exhibition is an opportunity to see the genius of two local artists on exhibit under the same roof.“We were very excited that so many people attended the reception,” she said. “Beginning right at 4:30 there was a steady flow of people and I think everyone was very impressed by the creativity of Jean Lake and Pugh Windham. It is a great show and we invite everyone to visit the Johnson Center during this very special exhibition that runs through May 30.” The TroyFest Student Art Show Competition and the Charles Henderson High School Senior Art Show are exhibited in the upper level of the arts center through TroyFest weekend. By Jaine Treadwell Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Remembering, discovering Pike County Masters Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day By The Penny Hoarder Some people had forgotten, some people never knew.That’s the way the “Pike County Masters: Jean Lake and Pugh Windham” exhibition was viewed by most at the reception at the Johnson Center for the Arts on Tuesday afternoon.“I just didn’t realize the scope of Pugh Windham’s work,” said Jim Roling. “His carvings are awesome. Angie and I only have one of his carvings and I wish we had more.” Email the authorcenter_img Angie Roling said the carving that she and her husband purchased is titled “Daddy’s Boots.”“Seeing how incredible his work is, I don’t know why we don’t have more of it,” she said. The Rolings were equally impressed with the artwork of Jean Lake.“I had not seen Jean Lake’s large pieces and they are amazing,” Jim Roling said. “I didn’t realize that she painted in such detail. I have heard that there is a painting that she did of Mr. Baker standing inside a screen door. After seeing these large pieces I would love to see that one.” The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Sponsored Content Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Published 11:00 pm Wednesday, April 25, 2012 You Might Like A mother’s love knows no bounds as two donkeys adopt baby goats Truth is often stranger than fiction. And, when it is, doubts usually arise. But Helen Johnston was too excited to… read more Print Article Book Nook to reopenlast_img


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