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 The Band Perry is the subject of a bobblehead night at a minor-league baseball game at Pioneer Park in Greeneville, Tennessee. The band throws out the first pitch before the hometown Astros defeat the Danville Braves, 5-2
2010 "Hillbilly Bone," Blake Shelton's collaboration with Trace Adkins, earns a gold single
2005 MCA releases George Strait's "Somewhere Down In Texas" album
2003 Joe Don Rooney has the first bare backside displayed on CMT, as Rascal Flatts' "I Melt" debuts on "Most Wanted Live"
1986 Willie Nelson journeys to #1 in Billboard with "Living In The Promiseland"
1985 Gary Morris makes history as the first singer to perform opera on the Grand Ole Opry, with a selection from "La Boheme"
2007 Brad Paisley's "Online" video, featuring guest appearances by Taylor Swift and Kellie Pickler, debuts on CMT
1986 Kellie Pickler born in Albemarle, North Carolina. After gaining national exposure on the FOX-TV show "American Idol," she finds immediate success in country with a gold debut album and a hit on her first single, "Red High Heels"
2002 "Fly" becomes the second Dixie Chicks album certified for shipments of 10 million copies
1999 Singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams receives her first gold album, for "Car Wheels On A Gravel Road"
1997 On Chet Atkins Day in Nashville, more than 70 artists and musicians pay tribute to the guitarist at a Ryman Auditorium concert. Among his admirers: Steve Wariner, Ray Stevens, Ronnie McDowell, Mark Knopfler, Marty Stuart, Bobby Bare and Hank Williams III
1996 Capitol releases Trace Adkins' debut album, "Dreamin' Out Loud"
1987 Reba McEntire files for divorce from Charlie Battles, four days after their 11th anniversary
1986 Jenifer Strait, the 13-year-old daughter of George Strait, dies in an auto accident when the car, driven by a teenage friend, rolls over during a left turn in San Marcos, Texas
1984 Epic releases Ricky Skaggs' "Uncle Pen"
2006 Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman are married at Cardinal Cerretti Memorial Chapel in Sydney, Australia. He sings "Making Memories Of Us" at the service, witnessed by songwriter Monty Powell, producer Dann Huff and Capitol Records chief Mike Dungan
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