Steve Nedved

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Country Star Trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockMerle Haggard swept the CMA Awards in 1970, winning Entertainer, Male Vocalist, Album and Single of the Year, on the strength of this signature song. Can you name it? ANSWER:  “Okie from Muskogee,” which was also the title track of his CMA-winning record. Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.  Powered by WPeMatico

Three charged following GEAR UP probe

PLATTE, S.D. (AP) — Attorney General Marty Jackley says three people have been charged in an investigation into a college readiness program that began after the deaths of a family of five at their home in Platte. Jackley filed criminal complaints against 58 year old Daniel Guericke of White Lake, 43 year old Stephanie Hubers …

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Cole Swindell Offers Fans a Friday Preview of the "You Should Be Here" Album

Warner Music NashvilleCole Swindell’s sophomore album, You Should Be Here, won’t be out until May 6, but if you pre-order it, you can get a sneak peek almost a month sooner. In addition to an instant download of the chart-topping title song, fans will also get a new tune every Friday, starting today, until the full …

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Two Mitchell businesses fail alcohol compliance check

Fourteen of sixteen Mitchell businesses that sell alcohol passed a recent compliance check conducted by the South Central Alcohol Task Force. Freedom Valu Center, County Fair Food & Fuel, Cubby’s West, M&H, Kwik Phil, Walgreens, All-Star Convenience Store, Graham’s Mobile, I90 Travel Plaza, Thunderbird Lodge, Highland Travel Plaza, Rob’s Short Stop, Shopko, and Thirsty’s refused …

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Connie Smith and Marty Stuart to Lead Private Saturday Service for Merle Haggard

Paul Natkin/Getty ImagesThe Poet of the Common Man, legendary country singer Merle Haggard, will be remembered Saturday in Palo Cedro, California, in a private memorial service led by Marty Stuart and Connie Smith. “Merle had preplanned his own service,” Stuart told The Tennessean. “He requested that Connie sing ‘Precious Memories,’ that me and Connie sing …

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Vandalism, stolen cars and vehicle burglaries keeping Police busy

Mitchell Police have a full plate of vandalism, stolen cars and vehicle burglaries and are asking for your help in finding who’s responsible. Vandalisms Sometime from Friday, March 4, 2016, at midnight until Monday, March 7, 2016 at 9:39 a.m., approx. $5,000 worth of property was vandalized at, and near Kiwanis Woodlot Park, located close …

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Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Kacey Musgraves performed “High Time” from her album Pageant Material Wednesday night on The Late Late Show with James Corden. You can check out her late-night gig on YouTube. Brandy Clark sang the first single from her forthcoming sophomore album, Big Day in a Small Town, Wednesday on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. You can see her performance of “Girl Next Door” online now. …

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Keith Urban Adds Carrie Underwood and Pitbull to "Ripcord," Explains Why It Was a Long Time Coming

Capitol NashvilleIf it feels like Keith Urban’s new album Ripcord has been a long time coming — well, even the Australian superstar has to admit you’re right, taking time to explain exactly how he ended up three singles in by the time the record’s release date was revealed. “This whole album’s had a really nice organic flow to …

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A former legislator is running for the State Senate in District 20

It looks like there’s a race shaping up for the District 20 State Senate seat. Democrat Quinten Burg of Wessington Springs is on the ballot. The Secretary of State’s website indicates Burg filed today (Wednesday). Republican Representative Josh Klumb of Mount Vernon announced his intentions to run for the seat in January. Incumbent Republican Senator …

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Miranda Lambert Tries to Help Ashley Monroe Find Her Missing Dog Rosie

Warner Music NashvilleIt’s been an excruciating weekend for Ashley Monroe, after her beloved pooch disappeared late Thursday night. “I’m begging for help,” she tweeted shortly afterwards, along with a photo of the dog. “The love of my life Rosie is missing in the Nolensville area of Nashville.” On Friday, Miranda Lambert reached out on social …

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