While preparing to leave for her concerts this weekend, music icon Loretta Lynn accidentally fell last night resulting in a broken left foot. Tour dates through the month of October, including Columbus, GA (October 7), North Myrtle Beach, SC (October 8), South Bend, IN (October 14) and Florence, IN (October 15) have been cancelled.
By Jane Dunlap Norris – Daily Progress staff writer While she’s preparing for Saturday’s performance in the new Charlottesville Pavilion, Loretta Lynn is thinking about three dear friends. One is Conway Twitty, her frequent duet partner, who died in 1993. Lynn, who has 27 No. 1 singles to her credit, and Twitty, whose record of […]
BY TOM NETHERLAND -SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTRoads like snakes slice and curve up, up and up into the Eastern Kentucky hills to Butcher Holler. Past tiny houses and a crackling creek, old folks who wave from sagging porches and lazing hound dogs dreaming under willow trees. “That’s our mansion that’s there now. When we got that house, […]
Loretta Lynn sings to a packed house Sunday at the Morris Performing Arts Center in South Bend By Nicholas Schmidt SOUTH BEND — Giving a performance that seemed more like a band practice than a gig, Loretta Lynn remained loose and casual, showing a relaxed side not often seen in the professional music business. Perched, […]
“I want to thank you all and say how much I appreciate this award. I really do.” — Loretta Lynn Country Music Hall of Fame member Loretta Lynn accepted the most enduring honor of the night — the CMT Johnny Cash Visionary Award — for her career achievements. Reba McEntire, Martina McBride and Wilson presented […]