Hall, Johnathon, House awarded for contributions to arts

Kentucky Arts Council

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Arts Council says recipients of the 2020 Governor’s Awards in the Arts include singer-songwriters Tom T. Hall and Michael Johnathon and author Silas House. Officials say the awards recognize Kentucky people, businesses and organizations that make significant contributions to the arts. Hall is a songwriter and singer who was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2008. Johnathon is a folk singer and songwriter and hosts a TV and radio show. House is a national bestselling author of six novels.