An artist’s homage to ‘home’

first_img You Might Like Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Book Nook to reopen Contributed PhotosLocal artist Kitty Smothers (inset below) has expressed her love of her hometown on canvas. In celebration of Troy’s 178th anniversary, Smothers has painted “a little homage” to her hometown (above). Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration For the love of hometown, Kitty Smothers is also planning to create more paintings of local landmarks.“I anticipate doing more plein air paintings around town and in the Pike County country sides, Smothers said. “That’s a way I can share my love of my home town.”Visit Kitty Smothers at www.kittysmothers.com. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… By Jaine Treadwell An artist’s homage to ‘home’ Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Skipcenter_img Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe 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 Smothers said most people are probably as proud of their hometown, as she is of hers.“But, my hometown is especially special,” she said. “In 2016, my parents lost their home and all their possessions to fire. We were grateful that no one was hurt but the loss of personal items and family photographs was devastating. But our friends and neighbors wrapped their arms around my parents and took care of their needs. My parents were overwhelmed at the giving spirit of our small town.”The City of Troy is celebrating its 178th year and Kitty Smothers, artist, has painted “a little homage” to her hometown, featuring a small section of the downtown square. The painting features Byrd’s Drug and Douglas Brothers Jewelry, which are two landmark businesses around the square. Who has not craved a milkshake or a chicken salad sandwich from Byrd’s or been thrilled by a gift of a gold watch or ruby ring from Douglas Brothers?Kitty Smothers’ downtown design has been so well received that it is also captured on coffee mugs and note cards. Email the author Trojans advance to area championship with win over Andalusia The Charles Henderson Trojans will play for an area championship after defeating Andalusia 56-42 in Troy on Wednesday evening. The… read more For Amanda Kitty Smothers, there’s no place like home. And, those who are fortunate to call Troy, Alabama “home” seem to have a special attachment to this place.For sure, Smothers has.Often, she takes a walk down memory lane and, then, she visits downtown Troy and relishes in the realization that the downtown area has maintained the same hometown atmosphere as in yesteryear.“I grew up in the countryside and it took a planned-out 20 miles to get to Troy,” Smothers said. “There, the clerks in the stores were your neighbors and friends, your class-mates’ mamas and daddies. And, Troy is just as warm and friendly and familiar now as it was when I was growing up.” By The Penny Hoarder Latest Stories Sponsored Content Published 9:10 pm Thursday, February 11, 2021 Print Articlelast_img

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