From our readers - Former resident remembers Dr. Skaggs

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I was reminiscing this evening about the miracle of outstanding medical care that happened to a little no-place community in the middle of no-where Spencer Co., Ky. starting in 1929/30.  Even 47 years later the population was only 1,000.  How in the world did the stars align for Taylorsville to get a Johns Hopkins trained real M.D. there in the midst of the depression and for him to then choose to stay on as the physician and pillar of the community, school and church for the rest of his life?  And then to be followed by his own son, “Dr.

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