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Maureen shows some of the wonderful pieces in her shopMaureen shows some of the wonderful pieces in her shop

 

Dozier has been at it in Louisa since 1994;

 

Louisa's only art shop is a popular gathering spot for artists and art lovers The Painted Cow Gallery is owned and operated by Maureen Dosier and her husband Rob. Maureen and Rob moved to Louisa from South Florida in 1994.

Maureen is President of the Lawrence County Arts Council. She has held that position for 16 years now.

Lawrence County’s very first and only Fine Arts Gallery, The Painted Cow Gallery not only offers an exquisite array of art, but also has a variety of drawings, photography, stained glass, soft textiles, sculptures, hand made jewelry, quilts, art dolls, home made musical instruments, hand painted furniture, books, prints and note cards, as well, offering art classes.

“I’ve been an artist all of my life. It is so enriching and rewarding” said Maureen.

“Other than Art Classes in school, this gallery is the only other place in this area where the public can get appreciation of art.”

Taking a visit to the Painted Cow Gallery will not only spark your interest, but your appreciation of the talented artists in our area will be spurred. Whether you are an art collector, an artist interesting in selling your work, or making gift purchase, Maureen will gladly answer any questions or help you in any way.

The Painted Cow Gallery accepts checks, all major credit cards and offers a layaway plan. Gifts certificates are also available.

Tuesdays are “Artist Day”. Depending on your level of expertise, for a small fee of $10 to $25, you can spend the day with no distractions and let your creativity shine.

Feel free to visit the Painted Cow Gallery’s website for more information at www.paintedcowgallery.com. Or give Maureen a call at 606-638-1313.

The Painted Cow Gallery is located at 103 S. Main Street, Louisa, just across from the courthouse. Hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 am until 5:30 pm and 12:00pm until 4:00 pm on Saturday.



Sounds of the 70's band 'Toak'  to perform;

 

GREENUP, Ky. -- Toak, one of the tri-state area’s premier musical groups of the 70s, will bring their brand of classic rock and blues to the Greenbo Lake State Resort Park Amphitheatre on Saturday, May 28.

The group’s last performance at the park in August 2009 attracted the largest one-day event crowd in the history of the venue. Band members consist of Dave Waddell, Dewey Frye and Tom and Tony Williams.

The concert begins at 8 p.m. with the opening act yet to be determined. Admission is $8 per person. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for an evening of classic rock music.

Greenbo Lake State Resort Park is on KY 1, 18 miles north of I-64 from Grayson exit or 8 miles south of U.S. 23, the Country Music Highway on KY 1.  Greenbo Lake features the Jesse Stuart Lodge with 36 rooms, a convention center and Anglers’ Cove Restaurant.  The park has a 225-acre lake for boating and fishing, tennis courts, 25 miles of multi-use trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding.  The campground is open April 1 through October 31.  Greenbo Amphitheatre features musical concerts and plays during the summer and fall.

Call 800-325-0083 for more information.

 

Ken takes in Pigeon Forge, Muscle Car event;

 

Sunday

On Sunday, we headed south toward Pigeon Forge, Tn. to see the spring colors. We were not let down,  it is beautiful here this time of the year. On the first day we headed to Gatlinburg and had a great day of shopping and sight seeing we hit the Harley Davidson Shop, Cooters from the Dukes of Hazzard, Star's Cars and many more.

The main highlight was 'Christ in the Smokies' it had several scenes from the bible from his birth all thru till his death it was amazing a must see if you are in the area!!!!!!!!!!!!!  After returning back we headed to the Bass Pro Shop it is a cool place a sportsman's dream come true!! Ok a l'm tired, see u all on Tuesday for some more cool places!!!

Tuesday

On Tuesday, we started the day out and the Muscle Car Museum, it is AWESOME, over 90 cars!!! Not just cars, but beautiful muscle cars!!!  If you are a car guy or gal you must see this place.

Next stop was a Coca Cola collectible store and for you coke people reading this, you can find just about anything you want. And then came the Tangers Outlet Mall the wife went crazy in this place over 100 shops to choose from if you want it they have it. 

As the night wore down we attended the 'Smoky Mtn. Murder Mystery Show and Dinner'. This was a great show and dinner was good as well, a pleasant show for the family. We're now ready to crash at the Park Tower Inn, good night. I will have some pics of the Murder Mystery Show later... See photos on front page slide show this week...Ken

 


 



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