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Saturday, October 25, 2014

How We Play the Game now available on Kindle

How We Play the Game is now available on Kindle at amazon.com.

Here is the link http://www.amazon.com/How-We-Play-Game-History-ebook/dp/B00K08TXI2

Danny talked about his book at the Washington Lions Club meeting

Danny Weddle, WFTM sports director and author of  How We Play the Game: A History of High School Hoops in Mason County was the guest speaker at the Washington Lions Club. His book covers hoops happenings from the first Maysville newspaper reference to basketball in 1896 to the Mason County Royals' loss in the 2012 10th Region tournament finals. The book's introduction notes it is "not an almanac," meaning that while it is extensive, it's not quite all-inclusive. Weddle said the book "could have been eight inches thick" and that paring it down to a workable length was one of the more challenging parts of the whole process. Weddle, who has called local basketball games on the radio since 1979, said he's kicked around a few ideas for another book.(Article and photo from washingtonlionsclub.com)

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Danny to speak at KGMC October 12

KENTUCKY GATEWAY   MUSEUM CENTER

Free SATURDAY SEMINAR
(Monthly seminars on how to research various topics)


HOW TO RESEARCH AND PUBLISH A BOOK 

By Danny Weddle and Randy Harrison

October 12, 2013                  10:30 AM

Ever wondered how books are published?  Danny Weddle and Randy Harrison will be sharing how they researched and published their books.  Both books happen to be on Basketball, but the basic principles of research and publication can be applied to other types of publications as well, from genealogy to non-fiction, fiction to cookbooks, etc. 

Danny Weddle, author of HOW WE PLAY THE GAME, A HISTORY OF HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS IN MASON COUNTY, KY is the Sports Director at WFTM radio station.
Randy Harrison, author of TOLLESBORO HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL 1924-1994.  Randy graduated from Tollesboro High School and received his BA and MA from University of Kentucky.  He was a Teacher, Coach and Principal in the Tollesboro School system, Principal of Mason County Middle School and worked for the Kentucky Department of Education until he retired in 2012.

The event is free of charge including all day use of the Research Library and entry to the three museum galleries: Miniature Gallery, Changing Gallery and Historical Gallery                     
Refreshments:  coffee cake, tea and coffee will be provided 
(Pre- registration is not necessary) 
For more information contact:  KENTUCKY GATEWAY MUSEUM CENTER
215 Sutton Street
Maysville, KY 41056
        PH:  606-564-5865                                  e-mail:  researchlibrary@kygmc.org
KGMC Hours:  Tues – Fri 10:00 to 4:00 & Sat 10:00 to 3:00



Monday, August 19, 2013

Living Bronze Statue Poses With "How We Play The Game"



The Living Bronze Statue poses with a copy "How We Play The Game" during Arts Explosion in downtown Maysville.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Book signing at MCTC January 18

Danny will be signing his book from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. prior to the Workforce Development Showcase at Maysville Community and Technical College on Friday, January 18.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Book Signing Nov. 24 at Mason County Public Library

A book signing is scheduled Saturday, Nov. 24 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Mason County Public Library.