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.
2012 Carrie Underwood wins a pair of trophies during the CMT Music Awards at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena. She claims Video of the Year, for "Good Girl"; and Collaborative Video of the Year, for the Brad Paisley duet "Remind Me"
2009 George Strait headlines the inaugural event at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, with Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton. Lee Ann Womack is a last-minute replacement for Julianne Hough, who bows out with strep throat
2008 MCA releases the Lee Ann Womack single "Last Call" to radio
2005 Toby Keith picks up two gold singles, for "I Love This Bar" and his duet with Willie Nelson, "Beer For My Horses"
1997 Touchstone Pictures debuts the movie "Con Air," with Trisha Yearwood singing "How Do I Live." The picture also uses Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Sweet Home Alabama"
1981 Travis Tritt graduates from high school
2007 Tim McGraw & Faith Hill receive the Academy of Country Music's Career Achievement Award when they kick off their Soul2Soul 2007 concert tour at the Qwest Center in Omaha, Nebraska
2003 Days before the opening of the movie "Hollywood Homicide," Dwight Yoakam receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
1993 Conway Twitty dies from a stomach aneurysm in a Springfield, Missouri, hospital. The former pop-rocker was a steady country hitmaker from 1968-1991, eventually earning a place in the Country Music Hall of Fame
1992 Wynonna Judd's first solo album, "Wynonna," goes gold and platinum
1989 Toronto's Skydome officially opens, with Anne Murray singing both the American and Canadian national anthems. Milwaukee beats Toronto, 5-3
1980 The John Travolta movie "Urban Cowboy" premieres. It includes music by Kenny Rogers, Johnny Lee, Mickey Gilley, Anne Murray, The Eagles, The Charlie Daniels Band, Jimmy Buffett, Bonnie Raitt, Linda Ronstadt and J.D. Souther
2011 The Brentwood, Tennessee, home of Trace and Rhonda Adkins is destroyed by fire. No one is hurt, though the singer's career memorabilia is almost completely wiped out
2006 Loretta Lynn breaks her left shoulder during a fall at home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, requiring her to cancel nine concerts through July
2005 San Benito, Texas, dedicates its new water tower, which hails the community as the "Hometown Of Freddy Fender"
2003 CMT tapes a concert at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center for its special "100 Greatest Songs Of Country Music." The lineup of performers includes Vince Gill, Marty Stuart, George Jones, Deana Carter, Kenny Chesney, LeAnn Rimes, Martina McBride and Sara Evans
2002 Kenny Chesney's "No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems" album goes gold and platinum
2001 Brooks & Dunn's "Steers & Stripes" album is branded gold
1982 Alabama sponsors the first June Jam in Fort Payne, Alabama. More than 30,000 attend the charity concert near the high school, where the hometown band shares the stage with Janie Fricke, The Oak Ridge Boys, Louis Mandrell and R.C. Bannon
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