John Lillard, inventor of airmail, knew people would pay if he could find a way to move the mail faster. He had the first airmail stamp issued in 1877 for balloon service. Although his dream was deflated, he was happily vindicated when the first practical airmail service departed Nashville in an airplane on July 29, 1924.
The 2010 American Sheep Industry Association Convention is being held in Nashville, Tenn., from Jan. 20-23. Mark your calendars and begin making your plans to attend this industry-wide event that will be taking place in Music City.