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Garth Brooks’ ‘Stubborn’ Daughter Launching Music Career: ‘She’s Gonna Have to...

Garth Brooks' daughter is an aspiring musician, but her superstar father says she's very independent when it comes to her music career. Speaking to Taste...

Remember When Alan Jackson Was Just ‘Al’?

In 1986, an almost clean-cut Alan Jackson gripped a gold microphone and sang a cover of George Jones' "He Stopped Lovin' Her Today" for...



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  • Track hoe used to fix sinkhole in Spring River in Arkansas 07/14/2018
    HARDY, Ark. (AP) — Heavy equipment has been used to close a rare sinkhole that created a whirlpool last month in an Arkansas river and a kayaker was dragged to his death. Commissioner of State Lands John Thurston on Friday announced the completed repair of the sinkhole in the Spring River. Thurston thanked government and […]
    The Associated Press
  • Last of 3 inmates who escaped Ark. jail apprehended in Kan. 07/14/2018
    ASH FLAT, Ark. (AP) — The last of three inmates who escaped from an Arkansas jail has been apprehended in Kansas. Sharp County Sheriff Mark Counts told Jonesboro television station KAIT that Randall Paul Sledge was arrested Friday by troopers with Kansas Highway Patrol. Counts did not provide details on the arrest. Sledge and two […]
    The Associated Press
  • Gov. Parson signs bill to raise marriage age in Missouri 07/14/2018
    by David A. Lieb and Blake Nelson, AP JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Gov. Mike Parson signed legislation Friday raising the marriage age in Missouri from 15 to 16 and requiring parental permission for older teenagers to marry. The bill was among several signed or vetoed by the Republican governor as he wrapped up his […]
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  • 7,000 people fail to meet Arkansas Medicaid work requirement 07/14/2018
    by Andrew DeMillo, AP LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — More than 7,000 people on Arkansas’ Medicaid expansion didn’t meet a requirement that they report at least 80 hours of work in June and face the threat of losing their coverage if they fail to comply sometime before the end of this year, state officials said […]
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  • Former Arkansas judge sues over proposal on damages 07/14/2018
    by Andrew DeMillo, AP LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas judge on Thursday challenged a ballot measure that would cap damages awarded in lawsuits and would give the Legislature control over court rules in the state. Former Pulaski County Circuit Judge Marion Humphrey filed a lawsuit challenging a proposed constitutional amendment that the […]
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  • Nashville Recap: Season 6, Episode 14: “For the Sake of the Song” 07/13/2018
    A recap of Nashville, Season 6, Episode 14.
    Samantha Stephens
  • Cole Swindell Details Third Album All of It 07/13/2018
    Swindell co-writes five of the 12 songs on his upcoming album, All of It.
    Lauren Tingle
  • Travis Meadows Provides Foundation for Kenny Chesney’s “Better Boat” 07/13/2018
    Travis Meadows was not prepared for what he heard on Friday morning (July 13); Kenny Chesney and Mindy Smith singing words inspired by a recovery meeting he once attended years ago. When Smith’s voice came in on “Better Boat,” Meadows started crying. “I’ve had cuts before,” he tells, “and I don’t know why I... […]
    Lauren Tingle
  • Jake Owen: Asked & Answered 07/13/2018
    A pre-show Q&A with Jake Owen on his bus, when we had the chance to ask all our random questions and he had ample time to answer.
    Alison Bonaguro
  • Hot 20: Morgan Evans Remembers Night One 07/13/2018
    The world has kind of a love/hate relationship with Nashville’s Lower Broadway. The five blocks that take you from the Cumberland River to 5th Avenue can be full of headaches and tourists and traffic and so many pedal taverns. But it’s also home to songs and singers and a seemingly endless supply of energy. At... […]
    Alison Bonaguro