Madison Magazine April-May 2019 - Page 3

Welcome to Madison Magazine, a magazine all about Madison County — the people, the place, the stories. Throughout these pages, you’ll be enjoying stories of Madison County’s people, businesses organizations and more. Our goal is to always highlight the best of Madison Jonathan Greene County. Editor ARPIL-MAY 2019 In this issue, we’re focusing on parents and kids from a father buying a smoker for his son which 20 years later is the center of a business to a scholar house giving hope to single parents to a family coming back together to play music. We hope you enjoy this issue of Madison Magazine. INSIDE CONTRIBUTORS COVER STORY: Music traditions run deep for the band Zoe Speaks 4 6 8 10 12 15 17 18 21 23 Our guide to area fun on a budget Mother, daughter share love of music Giving single parents a second chance FOOD & DRINKS: Straight from Texas FOOD & DRINKS RECIPES: Kids in the kitchen MEET YOUR NEIGHBOR: Pastor Virgil Gardner MADISON SCENE: Mardi Gras in Richmond MADISON SCENE: Stepping out for Art HEALTH: Be a role model for active living Published by Publisher: Dave Elderidge Editor: Jonathan Greene Photography Credits: Richmond Register Graphic Design: James Marcum Kaitlyn Skovran Brooks is a University of Kentucky graduate and is the education reporter for The Register. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, practicing her photography skills and being outdoors. Kaitlyn lives in Lexington with her husband Nick and their three dogs, Rusty, Loki and Charlie. @kaitlynsbrooks• Sara Kuhl is a Western Kentucky University graduate and covers police and courts news, among other things, for The Register. Her hobbies include video gaming, table top gaming, cosplaying and LARPing. She lives in Richmond with three close friends and a combined total of six pets. @saraekuhl • Taylor Six is a graduate from Eastern Kentucky University and the government reporter for The Register. In her free time, she enjoys reading about Kentucky history, trying new places to eat and cheering on the KY Wildcats with her friends and family. Taylor lives locally in Richmond with several close friends. @taylorsixRR • 380 Big Hill Avenue • Richmond, KY 40475 859-623-1669 Madison Magazine © 2019 All rights reserved. Reporduction of any part of this publication is not permitted without consent A P R I L- M AY 2 0 1 9 Madison Magazine 3