An exclusive interview with Kristi Hansen’s fiancé Ben Shepherd

Last week, I told you about Kristi Hansen, a fixture in St. John who Kenny Chesney's "Happy on the Hey Now (A Song for Kristi)" from his new "Life On a Rock" album was written for. I tracked down her fiancé, Ben Shepherd, and he agreed to an interview. What I got was something I NEVER expected: the most epic love story, ever. This story makes "The Notebook" look like "Animal House."

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George Jones’ May 2nd funeral to be open to the public

George Jones
George Jones’ funeral will take place on Thursday, May 2nd at The Grand Ole Opry
House in Nashville, Tennessee, starting at 10 am and will be open to the

"George would have wanted his fans and friends everywhere to be
able to come and pay their respects along with his family," said publicist Kirt

"Thanks to George’s friends, fans, and loved ones for the
outpouring of love at this terrible time," said Nancy Jones. "I love you

A private visitation for family, friends, and fellow performers
will take place on Wednesday evening. Since this is private, please call
615-777-6995 x230 for time and location.


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A Mindy McCready update

As happens when something tragic happens, details have been emerging rapid fire regarding Mindy McCready's final days leading up to her death last Sunday. 

Here's a few of them.

The most important bit of information that's come out I think is that it turns out that Mindy was never a suspect in her boyfriend's death. 

It had been reported that Mindy was under investigation in the death of her boyfriend, David Wilson, after he died of a gunshot wound last month. The story went that she kept changing her story about how she found Wilson and that made police suspicious.

According to TMZ, however, Mindy was never a suspect and wasn't under investigation. Cleburne County Sheriff Marty Moss tells the website that Mindy was never considered a suspect or person of interest and that she "never changed her story."


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