Joe Paul Nichols passes away, fought Lou Gerhig’s disease

Texas Country Music entertainer Joe Paul Nichols passed away on Wednesday morning at his home near Jacksboro, Texas. He was 69. Nichols had been battling Lou Gerhig’s disease for four years. Nichols started listening to the Grand Ole Opry, Louisianna Hayride and the Big D Jamboree as a child. In 1957, at the age of …