Recovering From Surgery, Maupin Meets Country Star

first_imgAshlee Maupin, 24, of Batesville (right) met singer Dustin Lynch Friday.BATESVILLE, Ind. – A Batesville resident recovering from open heart surgery had an opportunity to meet country star Dustin Lynch.Lynch, known for the hit “Cowboys and Angels” performed at 8 Seconds in Indianapolis this past Friday.Ashlee Maupin, 24, attended the concert and got a rare chance to meet the singer.“I wasn’t even sure, there was a chance I was not coming to the concert,” Maupin said. “So, I just kind of mentioned that to him and he stopped dead in his tracks and said ‘What? You almost didn’t make it here because of open heart surgery?”The operation was performed September 16 and Maupin says the recovery has been going well. The 2009 graduate was a standout cross country athlete while at Batesville.“I really can’t wait to be able to run soon!”last_img read more