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.
1961 Bass player Dana Williams born in Dayton, Ohio. He joins Diamond Rio, a three-time winner of the Country Music Association's vocal group award. Members of the Grand Ole Opry, the band thrives on tight instrumentation and strong harmonies
1993 CBS airs "Willie Nelson The Big Six-0: An All-Star Birthday Celebration," featuring Ray Charles, B.B. King, Paul Simon, Emmylou Harris, Bob Dylan, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Travis Tritt, Lyle Lovett, Marty Stuart, Waylon Jennings and Kris Kristofferson
2000 Garth Brooks' "Double Live" sets a new record for country concert albums, as it's certified for shipments of 13 million units
2002 Brooks & Dunn and Alan Jackson take three honors apiece in CBS' 37th annual Academy of Country Music awards at Los Angeles' Universal Amphitheatre. Brooks & Dunn take Entertainer of the Year; Top Vocal Duo; and Video of the Year, for "Only In America"
2002 Alabama announces during the Academy of Country Music Awards that it intends to retire after a 2003 farewell tour
2007 LeAnn Rimes' "Nothin' Better To Do" video debuts online at CMT.com
2008 The Lost Trailers make a surprise appearance during Kenny Chesney's concert at the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan, joining Chesney on a cover of The Steve Miller Band's "The Joker"
2011 Reba McEntire, Jean Shepard and songwriter Bobby Braddock are inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame