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Hee Haw’s Ramona Jones Passes Away at 91

Hee Haw’s Ramona Jones Passes Away at 91

Award-winning fiddler, radio and television star, and former wife of Hee Haw mainstay Grandpa Jones, Ramona Jones passed away on Tuesday (Nov. 17) at the age of 91 in Goodlettsville, Tenn. Born Ramona Riggins of Raglesville, Ind., the multi-instrumentalist frequently appeared on Hee Haw and the Grand Ole Opry as Grandpa’s duet partner, and together…MORE

Special Memories of Minnie Pearl: A Thoroughly Nice Person

Special Memories of Minnie Pearl: A Thoroughly Nice Person

Originally published in the August 6, 1996 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Alanna Nash, veteran country music and entertainment writer and author of several books, first met Minnie Pearl’s alter ego, Sarah Colley Cannon, in 1975. Over the years, they developed a friendship that lasted until Sarah’s death March 4 at age 83 from complications…MORE

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Count On Chuck

Count On Chuck

Our buddy Chuck Wicks is filling in for a vacationing Kix Brooks on American Country Countdown this weekend. Guests include Jason Aldean, Michael Ray and Florida Georgia Line.