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Author Archives: Will Hearn

Sara Evans’ upcoming Words album features all female songwriters

Born To Fly RecordsPlatinum-selling country artist Sara Evans is the epitome of female empowerment. That fact will be on full display when she releases her album Words on July 21. The project will not only be released on Sara’s own record label, Born to Fly Records, but the 14-song collection boasts songs from fourteen separate female songwriters, including Ashley Monroe, ... Read More »

Ron Howard “beyond grateful” to helm Han Solo movie

Getty Images/Richard Bord(LOS ANGELES) — Ron Howard is as psyched as many fans are by the news he’s taken the reigns of the still-untitled Han Solo stand-alone film. “I’m beyond grateful to add my voice to the Star Wars Universe after being a fan since 5/25/77,” tweeted the Oscar-winning director, who’s known George Lucas since he starred in the Star ... Read More »

You can Netflix and chill with Brad Paisley and The Hoff on August 15th

Rick Diamond/Getty ImagesBrad Paisley will be playing for big laughs on August 15th when Brad Paisley’s Comedy Rodeo debuts on Netflix. The show was filmed earlier this year when Brad hosted two comedy shows at Zanies Comedy Club in Nashville as part of the Wild West Comedy Festival. He’s wrangled a bunch of great talent for the special, too, including ... Read More »

Oklahoma attorney general charges doctor with five counts of second-degree murder

iStock/Thinkstock(OKLAHOMA CITY) — The Oklahoma attorney general has charged a 67-year-old doctor with five counts of second-degree murder, accusing her of prescribing excessive amounts of “dangerous” medications to patients “without legitimate medical need” and causing the deaths of at least five patients. The charges were filed in the District Court of Oklahoma County against Regan Nichols, an osteopathic physician in ... Read More »

Fifth Republican senator comes out in opposition to health care bill

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Senate Republican leaders unveiled what they called a “discussion draft” of their long-awaited health care bill, a part of the party’s ongoing efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Five Republican senators have already come out in opposition to the Senate bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act, jeopardizing its passage. Critics on both sides of the ... Read More »

Vegas Has Vols Listed as Underdogs in 3 Big Games

Photo Credit: Anne Newman/RTI According to the early betting lines released by Golden Nugget on Friday, the Vols could be in store for some good, old fashioned beat downs in a handful of games this season. Golden Nugget believes the Vols aren’t just underdogs in three of their four biggest games of 2017, but they have them listed as significant ... Read More »

Child battling rare brain cancer becomes honorary cop for a day

WPVI-TV(EVESHAM, N.J.) — The newest member of the Evesham Police Department was sworn in on Thursday, and the rest of the force couldn’t help but smile. Four-year-old Chase Gilchrist has been battling a rare brain cancer and it was his dream to get to be a cop for the day, his family told ABC station WPVI-TV. Officers in Evesham, New ... Read More »

Kenny Chesney calling on college students to create his next video; awarding scholarships to the winner

Blue Chair Records/Columbia NashvilleKenny Chesney is calling on Nashville-area college students to create the music video for his latest single, “All The Pretty Girls.” Chesney asked students from Nashville’s Belmont University and Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN to submit a video they’ve created for the song, including lyric videos, live action, notion, animation and more. “Get creative. Get ... Read More »

Johnny Depp says “assassination” comment about President Trump was a “bad joke”

ABC/Randy Holmes (LOS ANGELES) — Hours after actor Johnny Depp made it sound like he’d be interested in killing President Trump, he’s saying he’s sorry. The Pirates of the Caribbean star seemingly referenced Abraham Lincoln’s assassin, actor John Wilkes Booth, while Depp introduced his new film The Libertine at England’s Glastonbury Festival Thursday. Depp asked the crowd, “When was the ... Read More »