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Country music icon Charlie Daniels passes away

Country music icon Charlie Daniels passes away

| July 6, 2020 | Reply

Press Release from Jeremy Westby, 2911 Media, with inserts and photos from Mary Jane Farmer, Scene In Town. NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country Music Hall of Fame, Grand Ole Opry member, and southern rock legend Charlie Daniels believed in and told musicians, then wrote it in a book, “Don’t look at the empty chairs.” Now his […]

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Mayor Riley resigning

Mayor Riley resigning

| June 8, 2020 | Reply

Story and photos by Mary Jane Farmer. Photos are from previous City Council meetings. If there’s one thing for certain around Van Alstyne, it is that changes will happen. One upcoming change is that City Mayor Steve Riley will be chairing his last session of the Van Alstyne City Council. He and his wife, Karen, […]

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True Value Hardware Store opens

True Value Hardware Store opens

| June 2, 2020 | Reply

Story and all photos by Mary Jane Farmer, Scene In Town After many months of tirelessly making the property compliant with city ordinances, of choosing which hardware provider would be used, and building a new building on the two acres the family owns, the Van Alstyne True Value Hardware Store opened its doors Monday. And […]

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J.D. Shelburne honored

J.D. Shelburne honored

| May 1, 2020 | Reply

Press release from 2911 Media, Courtesy photo NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Country music singer/songwriter J.D. Shelburne has been named by Texas Roadhouse as May’s ‘Artist of the Month’ nationwide. His latest single, “Straight From Kentucky,” which he wrote with Phil O’Donnell and Tyler Booth, will be featured in all 587 locations, seen by over 20,000 guests at each store every month. […]

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Don McClean offers guitar tips

Don McClean offers guitar tips

| April 24, 2020 | Reply

Press release from Jeremy Westby promotions Nashville, Tenn – Songwriter Hall of Fame member and BBC Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Don McLean continues to be creative, even in times of quarantine. McLean, always wanting to help others, took to his iPhone and made a very special video showcasing unique tips and techniques on playing the […]

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