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were between 1,000 and 1,200 people that came down there for that. Everybody really, really enjoyed it. I got tremendous feedback from the vendors, the merchants and from the public just how they enjoyed that. … It’s something that goes on in other areas, too – night market is common elsewhere, and the downtown entertainment, dining, all of those things are important to us, so we’re going to continue to push that.” Doty said Sustainable Glasgow, which sponsors Bounty of the Barrens Farmers Market, has taken the lead on continuing the event for 2016. 2016 SHINDIGS ON THE SQUARE: • May 31, July 26, Sept. 27 Becky Barrick, owner of Awards Inc., one of the merchants involved from the time it was the Shop Around Downtown that stayed with the idea as it evolved, agreed that it draws people as hoped. “It excites us to death when it’s on there. We’re very thankful because it pulls a lot of people downtown, and we’re thankful Services Offered: • 24 Hour Nursing Care • Physical Therapy • Speech Therapy • Occupational Therapy • Respiratory Therapy for anything that brings people downtown,” she said. “We normally close at 5:30 – we’re open 8:30 to 5:30 Monday through Friday and 9 to 4 on Saturday – but during that [event], we stay open till 8 or whatever time they close down.” Carolyn Glodfelter became director of the Plaza Theatre between the first and second of the expanded versions of the event in 2015, so she was there for the one in October and went with a bit of a Halloween theme when choosing the cartoons – Casper and Scooby-Doo. CONTINUED ON PAGE 39 New addition to be completed October 2016 60-Bed Rehab/Skilled Facility Yvonne W. Cook 270.651.8332 “Our family cares for you!” 1.800.501.4243 Administrator 1002 Glenview Dr. • GlasGow, KY 24141 or Medicare-Medicaid Approved Glasgow-Barren County, Kentucky: Illuminated 23