My wife Colleen and I were married in 2000. Her grandmother used to own Ma Cole's dinner for all you old timers. And yes we met on the the radio. She was my first winner with Movie trivia 15 years ago. We have helped to for a new Theatre Company that raises money for charity. The Valparaiso Theatrical Company give 60% of every ticket sold back to a 501C3 charity. We have two sons and 4 grand children.
2006 BNA releases "She Was Country When Country Wasn't Cool: A Tribute To Barbara Mandrell." Contributors include Kenny Chesney, Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley, Willie Nelson, Shelby Lynne, Terri Clark, Lorrie Morgan, Randy Owen, Dierks Bentley and Sara Evans
2002 Drummer Brian Prout completes a stint in jury duty, involved in deliberations while his Diamond Rio bandmates attend a party to celebrate the success of "Beautiful Mess"
2002 Lee Ann Womack sings "I Hope You Dance" with Gloria Estefan while taping Lifetime Television's third annual "Women Rock! Girls & Guitars" at Los Angeles' Kodak Theatre. Also appearing: The Pretenders, Chaka Khan and Michelle Branch
2001 Lonestar's "With Me" video debuts on CMT's "Most Wanted Live." The piece represents the directorial debut of drummer Keech Rainwater
2000 RCA releases Sara Evans' "Born To Fly" album
1988 Hank Williams Jr. wins his second Entertainer of the Year trophy and claims Album of the Year, for "Born To Boogie," during the 22nd annual Country Music Association awards at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House. K.T. Oslin joins him as a double-winner
1986 The Bellamy Brothers score their first gold album with their "Greatest Hits"
1970 The Kris Kristofferson song "Sunday Morning Coming Down" takes Johnny Cash to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart
2011 Rascal Flatts joins the Grand Ole Opry, performing three songs in the process: "Why Wait," "I Won't Let Go" and "Life Is A Highway." Ronnie Dunn also makes his solo debut
2010 Craig Campbell sings "Family Man" in his Grand Ole Opry debut
2008 Jason Aldean kicks off his first headlining tour at the Ramsey Center in Cullhowee, North Carolina. Also on the CMT-sponsored bill: Lady Antebellum and Eric Durrance
2004 Keith Urban launches his first headlining tour, sponsored by CMT, at Emens Auditorium in Muncie, Indiana
2002 Trace Adkins suffers a hairline sternum fracture and bruises when he's pinned under a tractor in a freak accident while building a gravel road on his property in Rutherford County, Tennessee. He's immediately hospitalized and cancels two Texas concerts
1984 Anne Murray is the only double-winner in the 18th annual Country Music Association awards, held at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House. Murray becomes the first woman to win Album of the Year, for "A Little Good News," while the title track wins Single
1977 "Heaven's Just A Sin Away" brings The Kendalls their first #1 country single in Billboard
1957 Jerry Lee Lewis records "Great Balls Of Fire" at the Sun Studios in Memphis
2003 Dolly Parton and Melissa Etheridge tape an episode of "CMT Crossroads," hosted by Radney Foster, at the Sony Television Studios in Los Angeles. The women join voices on "9 To 5," "I Will Always Love You" and Johnny Cash's "I Walk The Line"
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