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March 5, 2007


Colonel Sanders

Drivers pulling off the Interstate for a quick meal might be induced to make it KFC, or Kentucky Fried Chicken, in the hopes of savoring a home-style Southern dinner. Although its name might inspire nostalgia for the Bluegrass State, Kentucky Fried Chicken first opened its doors in South Salt Lake, Utah in 1952. That restaurant was a franchise sold by Harland Sanders, a 62-year-old native of Henryville, Indiana.

February 27, 2006


Will Geer

Actor Will Geer, "Grandpa" from "The Waltons" fame, recited poetry as a boy at the knee of James Whitcomb Riley, and went later to the University of Chicago.

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