| Jan 20, 2011
| 11:05 AM
It's official. Famed Indiana rocker John Mellencamp has filed for divorce.
Mellencamp filed the paperwork last Friday in a Brown County court. It was announced last month he and his wife Elaine Irwin-Mellencamp were calling it quits after an 18-year...
| Aug 20, 2010
It's a tall order for any musician to one-up Bob Dylan, but John Mellencamp may have pulled it off in February when he and Dylan were invited to perform at the White House as part of a salute to music of the civil rights era.
"Bob was nervous,"...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 12:38 PM
In honor of this weekend's appearance by Willie Nelson at SeaWorld Orlando's Bands, Brew & BBQ event, here is our Willie Nelson quiz. (For more information on the concert and related activities, go to www.SeaWorldOrlando.com).
1. "Willie" is Willie...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 11:22 AM
Hoosier rocker John Mellencamp will play a half-hour set next month for a special grand opening ceremony downtown. Mellencamp will be performing at the recently renovated Indiana Landmarks Center. The Saturday afternoon concert will be among several...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 8:36 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The summer evening at the Indiana State Fair turned strangely cold. The wind blew hard, then harder still, tearing the fabric from the roof of the wobbling grandstand stage.
The crowd, waiting under a thunderous sky for the...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 9:20 PM
NASHVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Rocker John Mellencamp and his ex-wife, Elaine Irwin, have finalized their divorce, taking joint custody of their two sons with Mellencamp paying an unspecified amount of child support.
The Herald-Times reported (http://bit....
| Aug 19, 2011
| 10:14 PM
The honky tonk proved that it couldn't be halted by the rain. The Band Perry, Friday night's headlining grandstand performers, absolutely rocked the Brown County Fair.
The group, made up of brothers Reid and Neil Perry along with big sister Kimberly,...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 4:53 AM
When a concert stage crashed at the Indiana State Fairgrounds and killed six people August 13, it was the second fatal incident and the third public safety incident at the fairgrounds in less than a year.
Last December, a Christmas rap party ended in...
| Oct 30, 2011
Master brander Donald Trump has sold his custom estate in Rancho Palos Verdes for $7.15 million.
Located at Trump National Golf Course, which he owns and operates, the 11,000-square-foot Mediterranean mansion features a game room with a bar that is a...
| Sep 2, 2011
Lyricist and songwriter
George Green, 59, who wrote lyrics for some of John Mellencamp's biggest hits, as well as songs for Barbra Streisand and others, died Sunday in Albuquerque of a rapid-forming lung cancer, his wife, Kathryn, told...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 4:32 AM
The First Amendment guarantees five freedoms: speech, press, religion, assembly and petition. Brad Paisley is grateful for them all, and he's joined forces with 1 for All -- a national program run in conjunction with Nashville's Vanderbilt University --...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 8:24 PM
The linguists have spoken and they have decided -- "Occupy" is 2011's word of the year.
Members of the American Dialect Society came out in record numbers to vote Friday night at the organization's annual conference, held this year in Portland, Oregon....