Thruston Elementary

What Chad Wanted to Be When He Grew Up
Today here on the WBKR morning show, Angel and I asked, "What would your occupation be if you followed your childhood dreams?"  When Angel mentioned that question to me earlier this week, I immediately thought of this assignment we had in Mrs...
Thruston School's Mr. Pendley Dies
Devastating news this afternoon.  If you went to Thruston Elementary School, you most likely have fond and beautiful memories of our beloved principal, Mr. Aubrey Pendley.  It's with a heavy heart that I share the news today that Mr. Pendley has passed away.
Miss Nelson is Missing
I know anyone who went to Thruston Elementary School is going to remember the book Miss Nelson is Missing.  Ms. Nation read that book to us!  You remember the story, don't you?  Miss Nelson has the worst class in school.  The kids in her class are absolute brats.  And then, one day, Miss Nelson is m…
A Tribute to Mr. Glenn
Monday, July 31st will mark the end of an era in the Daviess County Public School System.  Last week, East View Elementary School announced the formal retirement date of its custodian, Glenn Pierce.  Glenn, or Mr. Glenn as students refer to him, has worked inside the halls of East View since the doo…
Thruston's Amazing Librarian
Today is National School Librarian Day and I am celebrating by paying tribute to Bobbi Nation (top center), who was the librarian at Thruston when I was in elementary school.  Ms. Nation made books seem like magic! And, recently, I visited the school library at Newton Parrish and was flooded with me…
Cool Thruston Sign
I know a bunch of people who are going to want one of these.  My friend David Stone snagged this sign for me as a Christmas present.  And I absolutely love it.  It's a great tribute to Thruston Elementary (where I went to school) and the community I grew up in.  Wanna know w…
Spinach and Pink Rice
Here's a Throwback Thursday tribute to Thruston Elementary School and the school lunches we had there.  While we typically enjoyed what we got to eat at Thurston, not everyday was rainbows and rectangular pizza.  No!  Some days were just horrifying.  About once a month, we were served one of the nas…
#TBT: The Thruston Fall Festival
Thruston Elementary School, peeps!  Who remembers the Fall Festival?  I was scrolling through Facebook Sunday and happened across Debbie Crowe's new Facebook cover photo.  Of course, back in the day, she was Mrs. Taylor and everyone at Thruston LOVED her bewitching alter ego.  In fact, "Witch T…
A Thruston Throwback Thursday
Over the weekend, my friend Lana McLimore visited her mother's church here in Owensboro.  And look who she ran into.  Coach Marx!!  If you went to Thruston Elementary School, there are some things about Mr. Marx you definitely remember!
A Blast from the Past
If you went to Thruston Elementary School, this is going to bring back a ton of memories from hanging out at the playground and the concession stand at the baseball diamonds.  You will never guess what I found this week.  LOOK!!

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