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Bobbie Foust

newspaper and magazine editor

Bobbie Foust, American newspaper and magazine editor. Recipient Blue Ribbon National Newspaper Foundation, 1985; Communication of Achievement award Kentucky Press Women, 1989. Member Kentucky Press Women Inc. (president 1983), Kentucky Press Association (director, award 1986), W. Kentucky Press Association (president 1983), Business and Professional Women (Woman of Achievement 1987), National Association Female Executives.

Background

Foust, Bobbie was born on April 30, 1934 in Calvert City, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of Clarence Lee and Hilda Mae (Barnhart) Freeman.

Education

Student, Murray State University, Kentucky, since 1986.

Career

Reporter, photographer Calvert (Calvert City, Kentucky) News, 1968-1972, Tribune-Courier, Benton, Kentucky, 1972-1977, Tribune-Courier and Leisure Scene, Benton, since 1980, editor, 1980-1987, Marshall Messenger, Benton, 1977-1979. Editor, director, owner Photo/News/Promotions, Calvert, since 1987.

Religion

Each person is responsible before God for his or her own understanding of the Bible and is encouraged to work out his or her salvation with fear and trembling.

Views

Every Christians should study the Bible that contains a variety of inspirational and thoughtful ideas in the field of history, law, and poetry.

Membership

Member Kentucky Press Women Inc. (president 1983), Kentucky Press Association (director, award 1986), W. Kentucky Press Association (president 1983), Business and Professional Women (Woman of Achievement 1987), National Association Female Executives.

Connections

Married Ray Foust Junior, October 7, 1950. Children: Donna Foust Townsend, Jackie Foust Bader, Terrie Foust White, Dennis.

Politics

Represented in Baptist churches are equally diverse worship styles, cultural mores and approaches to Scriptural interpretation. The resulting challenges and opportunities have made the believers stronger —through fellowship, respect, mutual support and dialog, all based on a belief that unity in Christ involves growth and understanding.