Silversmith Extraordinaire!

In the January issue of Validity magazine read about Cletis Shyes, Maury County’s self-taught silversmith.  Beautiful works combine fine silver with beautiful, hand-selected

Silversmith Cletis Shyes. Photo Becky Jane Newbold,

gemstones.  Also in January, explore the Golden Ratio with Christian Kissenger at Nashville’s Parthenon.  Leslie Dublin and his horse, Angel, have traveled 4,500 miles across the country.  What motivates a man to make this kind of journey?

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Wintertime along Nashville’s Trace makes for excellent birding.  Explore the landscape and find habitat of the Eastern Phoebe.  Learn how from our resident birder, Bill Pulliam.  In Hickman County, Clay Harris Theatre keeps audiences on the edge of their seats.  In the January issue of Validity, find out how to catch Clay’s latest theatrical performance.  Also in this issue, Caty Lou, one of the area’s newest songwriter, makes her debut.

 Validity covers the latest exhibit at the Polk Presidential Hall in Columbia and introduces you to a Frank Lloyd Wright home right in our own backyard.  Opportunities for artists abound with Linden’s upcoming Blooming Arts Festival. Food, technology news and winter gardening tips can all be found in the January issue of Validity.  Find your copy today?

About Becky Jane Newbold

Becky Jane Newbold thrives on new experiences and is always on the lookout for new stories to tell. Whether she is riding her motorcycle, photographing wildlife attracted to her garden, creating original works of art or enjoying home-cooked meals with her family, Becky Jane’s passion is staying current with fresh, innovative ideas. Raised in the newspaper industry, she is committed to truth in media. See more at

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