Eddyville, KY


Truisms for future generations

By Jody Norwood jnorwood@heraldledger.com

On Sunday -- Fathers Day -- the pastor at my church presented a list of the top 10 things his father used to say. It was a pretty tried and true list of expressions that most parents have found them ... More

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