6:00 PM Sep 7, 2014
(Photo courtesy of Kevin Yatarola • CMA) Katherine Canning, Education Through Music director of development and program evaluation, and David Wilson, Education Through Music field supervisor (both far left), and students from Education Through Music partner schools perform during a press conference to announce the final nominees for the 48th annual CMA Awards at the Best Buy Theater on Wednesday in New York City.
NASHVILLE – The CMA Foundation donated $125,000 to benefit music education programs for New York City’s public school students through a partnership with Education Through Music, a nonprofit provider of music education to NYC schools.
5:00 PM Sep 7, 2014
Tom Tozer and Bill Black
A dad writes that his daughter overheard someone at school criticize her looks. She was quite hurt since she had considered that person a friend. The dad told her, “beauty is only skin deep.”
4:00 PM Sep 7, 2014
Lee Brice
“I grew up loving songs that moved me,” said Lee Brice. “I grew up in church. So for the most part, you’re singing songs that are trying to put across a message.
3:00 PM Sep 7, 2014
Some time ago, I wrote about a homeless man who stopped in at our club and though was given some treats and a Coke, said he’d never be back. He thought it was an old folks’ home.
2:00 PM Sep 7, 2014
The Rebecca Foundation’s Cloth Diaper Closet, a nonprofit organization based in San Antonio, announced the opening of a new chapter in Lebanon.
1:00 PM Sep 7, 2014
Serenity Vanderschoot gives instructions to a budding ballet student. Vanderschoot has studied classical ballet, Cecchetti method, modern and many other dance styles and has choreographed dance worship for multiple youth conferences. Prior to opening her own studio, she taught at the School of Chicago Festival Ballet and Hermitage Hills Arts Academy. Vanderschoot is president of Adonai International and director of dance at Adonai Arts, which offers professional instruction in ball
A new performing arts studio is scheduled to open soon between Lebanon and Mt. Juliet, with classes kicking off Sept. 15.
12:00 PM Sep 7, 2014
Elmer and Jean Conaster celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 21.
Elmer and Jean Conaster celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 21.
11:00 AM Sep 7, 2014
 Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Richard Hiett
Weddings and Engagements for Sept. 6-7, 2014
10:00 AM Sep 7, 2014
I am amazed with the complexity of the human race.
9:00 AM Sep 7, 2014
In 1952, Willy Oliver went to the stage of the Grand Ole Opry as a square dancer with the Ralph Sloan Dancers.
8:00 AM Sep 7, 2014
Getting off to a good start is crucial to the success of homeschooling, but finishing well is just as crucial.
10:00 PM Aug 31, 2014
Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton, who recently just wrapped up a successful world tour, shows no signs of slowing down.
9:00 PM Aug 31, 2014
(Photo courtesy of Todd White KAJA-FM) San Antonio staffers Randy Carroll, Travis Moon, Jamie Martin and Bree Walker raise money for St. Jude at their 2014 radiothon.
In country radio, Travis Moon’s record is well known. During a nearly 20-year career, he has worked at KUBL-FM Salt Lake City, KEEY-FM Minneapolis, WUBE-FM Cincinnati and most recently as program director at Clear Channel Country KAJA-FM San Antonio.
8:00 PM Aug 31, 2014
MEMPHIS – The Southern Heritage Classic will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a lineup of special events leading up to Saturday’s game between football rivals Jackson State University and Tennessee State University on Sept. 11-13 in Memphis.
7:00 PM Aug 31, 2014
(Photo courtesy of Bob D’Amico • ABC) Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood return as hosts of the 48th annual CMA Awards live from Nashville on Nov. 5 on ABC.
NASHVILLE – Reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town will join CMA Award winner Darius Rucker on Sept. 3 in New York City for the announcement of the final nominees for the 48th annual CMA Awards, which airs Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. on the ABC Television Network.
6:00 PM Aug 31, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Billy Henson has been performing country music, writing songs and making people smile for more than half a century. He leads an evening of entertainment and dining Friday starting at 6 p.m. at the Donoho Hotel and Entertainment Center in Red Boiling Springs.
Country music singer-songwriter and comedian Billy Henson and his band, SummerStorm will headline an evening of entertainment and dining Friday at 6 p.m. at the Donoho Hotel and Entertainment Center in Red Boiling Springs.
5:00 PM Aug 31, 2014
We just discovered the book, “Thanks! How the new science of gratitude can make you happier” by Robert Emmons.