Shelbyville resident and author Byron Crawford says he considers himself a good listener.
He says he learned the art of listening while at his mother’s knee, in the tobacco barns, at the feedlots and fishing ponds of Lincoln County. He says he loved to listen to his parents’ friends tell stories.
“I had great upbringing, and storytelling was a part of it,” Crawford says. “Some of the best storytellers I have ever met were the men and women I grew up listening to.