| Sep 6, 2011
| 5:28 PM
It is going to get a “little bit country” at 8 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Arcadia Theater, 1418 Graham Ave., as the Legends of Country Music perform. The all-star cast of the Ozark Jubilee promises to captivate you with live music and “world...
| Oct 1, 2011
Philip Matthew Hannan
Cleric gave the eulogy for President Kennedy
Retired New Orleans Archbishop Philip Matthew Hannan, 98, who sought to console a grieving nation in his eulogy for President Kennedy, died Thursday in New Orleans after a long period of...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 4:45 AM
Country Johnny Mathis was labeled such early in his career to distinguish himself from the rising pop-singer of the same name. While he didn’t enjoy nearly as much fame as the ‘Misty’ singer, he was still plenty influential until...
| May 14, 2011
| 7:48 PM
"Easy to find but hard to leave."
Ipswich fire and ambulance crew member Michael Hammrich might have captured the essence and popularity of Craven Corner with that statement better than anyone.
Hammrich was one of the crew members on the scene...
| May 16, 2011
| 10:00 PM
The cause of a fire that destroyed a well-known business east of Ipswich might never be known.
Al Christie, state fire marshal, said the damage to Craven Corner was so extensive that a cause cannot be determined. If more information is submitted to the...
| Apr 30, 2009
Vern Gosdin, a singer-songwriter whose "Chiseled in Stone" was named the Country Music Assn.'s song of the year in 1989, has died. He was 70.
FOR THE RECORD: An obituary in Wednesday's A section said the country music singer-songwriter was 70 when he...
| Dec 28, 2008
Delaney Bramlett, 69, a singer, songwriter and producer who penned classic rock songs such as "Let It Rain" and worked with musicians George Harrison and Eric Clapton, died Saturday at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center in Los Angeles as a result of...
| Nov 6, 2008
Despite a grueling campaign schedule that took her from one end of the country to the other, Michelle Obama managed to maintain an equally hectic schedule in Chicago that included soccer, ballet and birthday parties for her two young daughters.
| May 5, 2008
Naomi Judd had some advice for breakout star Taylor Swift during the Judds' sundown reunion set at the Stagecoach Festival on Saturday. "I remember when Taylor Swift said that winning her [2007 CMA award] was the highlight of her senior year," Judd said....
| May 20, 2008
If Eddy Arnold really is the most successful country music hit maker of all time, why haven't we heard more about him in recent years?
I've heard that question a lot in the days since the Tennessee native, who helped broaden the appeal of country music...
| Mar 23, 2008
Heather Mills won a $49 million divorce ruling from Paul McCartney last week, but she lost in the court of public opinion. The judge called her "devoid of reality," and the British press said she had "over-egged the pudding" with outrageous demands. Which...