- Toby Keith reflects on Merle Haggard ahead of tribute Updated: Apr-27-16 12:41 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Country star Toby Keith said it was always a thrill to perform with Merle Haggard, whether it was playing together for fun or helping Haggard finish one of his last shows before his death at age 79.
- American Country Countdown Awards to honor Merle Haggard Updated: Apr-21-16 9:24 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Singer and songwriter Toby Keith will perform a tribute to the late legend Merle Haggard during the American Country Countdown Awards on May 1.
- Working man's poet, Merle Haggard lived his life in song Updated: Apr-06-16 10:22 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Merle Haggard didn't just write great country songs, he lived them.
- Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies Updated: Apr-06-16 4:31 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Country giant Merle Haggard, who rose from poverty and prison to international fame through his songs about outlaws, underdogs and an abiding sense of national pride in such hits as "Okie From Muskogee" and "Sing Me Back Home," died Wednesday at 79, on his birthday.
- Country Music Hall of Fame inductee took 1 music class Updated: Apr-04-16 2:24 pm
FOREST CITY, North Carolina - One of the three men to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame is a Rutherford County native who had one music class in all of his 84 years.
- Haunted castle, Hollywood, drugs star in Ozarks spat Updated: Apr-02-16 12:20 pm
BRUMLEY, Missouri - Just down the road from the guy with several hundred junked lawnmowers in his yard is another guy in a haunted house, and he has made the whole town mad.