Reba, Loretta Lynn & Bobby Bare to Play Johnny Cash Music Festival

Reba McEntire, Bobby Bare and Loretta Lynn will perform at the Fourth Annual Johnny Cash Music Festival, set to be hosted by legendary singer and comedian Mark Lowry. The concert will take place August 15 at Arkansas State University’s Convocation Center in Jonesboro, AR. “When I was asked to perform at the Johnny Cash Music [...] Read More

Updated: Loretta Lynn’s Home Catches Fire

Nashville’s WKRN.com reports a Tuesday morning fire caused minor damage at Loretta Lynn‘s home on Hurricane Mills Road in Humphreys County, Tenn. A candle overturned, igniting a nearby chair and Lynn put the fire out with a pillow, which caused minor burns on her fingertips. For more information, visit WKRN.com. ShareThis Read More

Grand Ole Opry to Release Backstage at the Grand Ole Opry Book

The Grand Ole Opry will release BACKSTAGE at the Grand Ole Opry, a book giving fans an all-access, behind the scenes look at the show that made country music famous, on March 15. The book’s release coincides with the Opry’s 40th Anniversary celebration of its permanent home, the Grand Ole Opry House. The book is [...] Read More

2013 Rewind Bonus: Loretta Lynn’s Roller Coaster Year

It was a year of highs and lows for Loretta Lynn. The singer suffered through the loss of her daughter and major damage to her ranch, but also received one of the President’s highest honors. Loretta’s daughter, Betty Sue Lynn, died July 29 at her home in Waverly, Tenn., from complications of emphysema. “Loretta and [...] Read More

Loretta Lynn Receives Presidential Medal of Honor

Loretta Lynn was among 16 people awarded the Presidential Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama during a White House ceremony on November 20, reports The Tennessean. Obama told the crowd that Loretta’s first success came at age 19 when she won 17 blue ribbons at a local fair for her canned vegetables. “Fortunately for [...] Read More