2013 Great Outhouse Blowout
Saturday September 14, 2013
Meet and Greet

Puppeteer and ventriloquist Nelson Reynolds of Washington County, Kentucky will entertain kids of all ages

at the 2012 October 6 BLOWOUT.

Steve Shepperson will be back with his wonderful plants and products.  Get them fast before they are gone! Steve sells out fast.

C. A. Shelley will have a collection of knives for sale.  Hi-Tech and Modern.  He buys or traded "Old" knives.  Also, he will do a book signing of his books of poetry.  Framed prints of his recent and most memorable poems will be available for purchase.Having spent his early years in the USMC, Shelley became a member of the Lexington Fire Department, retiring after 28 years of service.

In 2010 he found his voice in the arts by writing and co-producing the movie Gone but Not Forgotten, the Story of the Smoke Eaters, a full-length documentary chronicling the memories and experiences of his "Firefighter Brothers".  During the filming Shelley became so inspired that he began to write.

First: A Collection of Poems, Thoughts & Short Stories about his beloved Fire Department.  Second: Wake Up, America; itís Your Conscience Calling, thirty poems honoring the struggles that our military and their families are enduring every moment. Third: His current book A Spiritual Awakening, forty-nine poems of Inspiration & Hope.

He calls himself a "Blue-Collar Poet", with "My God guiding this ship, putting His words in my heart, which I put to paper. I am on a mission and I have a lot to say, so look for me; I'm coming to you down God's highway."

C.A. Shelley and his wife Rita reside at Lake Herrington, Mercer County, Kentucky.

Sonny Vance of Columbia, Kentucky is a seasoned wood crafter that has been creating unique home dťcor and childrenís toys for all ages since the mid 1980's.   He also offers custom cut names in wood while you wait. Look forward to seeing you at the Pennís Store Outhouse Blowout.








Sonny and Trilby Vance

Darlene Franklin Campbell
is an award-winning poet and novelist from southern Kentucky. She is also a first grade teacher and visual artist. Her works include I Listened, Momma, Uncommon Clay, Looking for Pork Chop McQuade and Touched.

Darlene donates portions of her royalties to aid in the fight against cancer and to fund efforts aimed at halting mountaintop removal. She holds an Masterís Degree from Lindsey Wilson College and has done post grad work at Western Kentucky University. She is proud of her Appalachian heritage and writes about the region and its people, not as an outsider looking in with romantic notions, but as one who has risen up out of the Kentucky soil, like a tree, with roots going four hundred years deep, touching long-gone Scotch Irish settlers, Native American bloodlines and Melungeon legends.

In her spare time, Darlene is an avid disciple of martial arts and enjoys spending time with friends, family and nature.


Eric ďRickĒ Lee is a native of Chicago, Illinois. A second generation soldier, Rick was commissioned as an officer after completing Army ROTC at the University of Alabama. He subsequently served eight years with the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky and the 3rd Armored Division in Germany. Rickís awards include the Bronze Star, Army Commendation, Southwest Asia and National Defense Medals as well as the Parachutist and Air Assault Badges.  A veteran of the Gulf War, he is an affiliate of the 761st Tank Battalion & Allied Veteranís Association as well as a member of the Central Kentucky World War II Roundtable. He holds a Bachelorís degree from the University of Alabama and a Masters degree from Murray State University. Rickís father served in both World War II and the Korean War.  Rick has worked in the civilian arena in various management and technical positions. He is privileged to be the father of four children and has been married to his wife Mary for 28 years.   He is author of the book Tribute to Valor and Courage. The nonfiction work chronicles the lives of several veterans of World War II and the former last known living American veteran from World War I.
Dale Whittingham is an artisian who makes miniature replicas of houses and buildings.  He will make a replica of your own house or building.  Custom orders.  Resides in Adair County, Kentucky.


Anthony Beeler 

National BCA 9-Ball Champion

American Cuesports Alliance (ACS) - Level 3 Instructor

Instructional Columnist - Inside Pool Magazine


Anthony Beeler is a 2013 Billiards Congress of America (BCA) National 9-Ball team champion.  He also finished 9th out of 1086 players in the 2013 BCA National 8-Ball Championships.  He is a certified Level 3 instructor for the American CueSports Alliance (ACS) and is the founder of Maximize Your Potential Billiards Academy located in Jacktown, Kentucky.   
Beeler is an Instructional Columnist for Inside Pool Magazine, Stroke Pool Magazine, The Break Magazine and Rackem Magazine.  His book, Angles as a Second Language  was recently adopted by the ACS as their official instructors guide for helping others learn the fundamentals of the game.

Anthony is also a fully licensed Kentucky Educator having received his bachelorís degree at Campbellsville University and his masterís degree in Education Leadership at Eastern Kentucky University. Throughout his pool-playing career Beeler has won over 300 tournaments and has defeated numerous professional players in tournament competition.  His prowess in the billiards industry has also earned him a sponsorship with McDermott Custom Cues.

For more information contact Jeanne Penn Lane at
Penn's Store
257 Penn's Store Road
Gravel Switch, Kentucky 40328
Phone: 859-332-7706
E-mail: PennsStore@aol.com
GPS Coordinates: N37.549912; W085.028191

It is best to call ahead to check times and cancellations.

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