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Over 12,000 fans will enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime experience, as music greats from multiple genres will take the stage to bid farewell to one of the greatest living country singers of all-time. The Nov. 22 show at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena will host the cream of the crop in country musical guests, including Dierks Bentley, Garth Brooks, Charlie Daniels, Montgomery Gentry, Lorrie Morgan, The Oak Ridge Boys, Kenny Rogers, Randy Travis, Tanya Tucker and Josh Turner.
"I am overwhelmed with emotion that the fans have already sold out this show," says George Jones.
Jones, often referred to as the "the greatest living country singer" will mark the end of an era with 2013's farewell tour titled, "The Grand Tour." The tour is expected to make approximately 44 stops this year.
The Beaumont, Texas native also has 143 Top 40 hits to his name. Jones is the #2 best-charting country artist of all time.
More talent is to be announced on Thursday morning.
Monday, March 4 2013, 06:02 AM CST
Former Dyer County constable sentenced to prison
May 23, 2013 12:50 GMT
DYERSBURG, Tenn. (AP) -- Former Dyer County Constable Derick Shane Hundley has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison.
The State Gazette (http://bit.ly/14UHydd ) reported Hundley was sentenced Monday after earlier entering a guilty plea to enticement of a minor through electronic means. The government dropped a child pornography count.
Prosecutors said Hundley, who is 30, used a cellphone to try to entice a minor female to have sex with him. Police arrested Hundley last July and found an external hard drive that contained numerous images of minors involved in sex. He resigned from the constable post he had won in 2010 after his arrest.
Information from: State Gazette, http://www.stategazette.com
Bernanke signals Fed to maintain stimulus efforts
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Chairman Ben Bernanke is telling Congress that the U.S. job market remains weak and that it is too soon for the Federal Reserve to end its extraordinary stimulus programs.
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