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Kentucky by Heart: Tiny Wickliffe community has a lot of ‘Hart’ and many treasured souls

By Steve Flairty KyForward columnist Wickliffe, Kentucky, sets along the Mississippi River, a couple miles from where the Ohio River flows into “Father of the Waters.” The town is a part of the Jackson Purchase region in the westernmost part of the state. According to the 2010 United States Census Bureau, the Ballard County place has 688 residents and a total area of 1.2 miles. From my perspective,...

Kentucky by Heart: Tiny Wickliffe community has a lot of Hart and many treasured souls

    Wickliffe, Kentucky, sets along the Mississippi River, a couple miles from where the Ohio River flows into “Father of the Waters.” The town is a part of the Jackson Purchase region in the westernmost part of the state. According to the 2010 United States Census Bureau, the Ballard County place has 688 residents and a total area of 1.2 miles.   From my perspective, it’s pretty...

Honoring Vets: Sandy Hart’s devotion to ‘true heroes’ is a powerful story of living unselfishly

On Veteran’s Day Nov. 11, Americans pause to celebrate all the men and women who have served in the U.S. military. In the days leading up to this official national holiday, KyForward pauses to celebrate some of the Kentuckians counted among those heroes.   By Steve Flairty KyForward columnist   Sandy Hart knows a good deal about what it means to give all of oneself to something important....