Lost Highway

first_imgLatest Stories Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Sidney Waits, historian for Covington County, said he feels the marker serves as an excellent addition to the state’s already colorful history.“I can remember when Hank would play at the Riverside Inn down in River Falls,” he said. “My mother would not let us go inside, but we would drive down and park outside in our Model A Ford. They would normally keep the shutters open and we would sit and listen to Hank play.“I think the Hank Williams Trail is certainly an excellent addition to the history of Alabama.” The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson By The Penny Hoarder By Jaine Treadwell Jackson said it was easy to open a museum filled with Hank Williams memorabilia.“I have been digging up Hank memorabilia for about 71 years,” he said. “I am 73 now and my parents told me I began listening to Hank records when I was 2 years old.”Lycrecia Williams Hoover, Hank Williams’ stepdaughter who was 2 years old when the country singer wed her mother, said she is constantly amazed by the continued interest in her father’s life.“I am so thrilled to witness this event today,” she said. “It is unbelievable to me that after all these years he still has so many fans. The older I get, the more touched I am by these dedications to the memory of my father.” Email the author Book Nook to reopen You Might Like Song of old churches Even from busy Highway 231 south of Brundidge, the words of J.D. Sumner’s song rang clear. “Precious years of memory…. read more Dozens of Hank Williams’ family, friends and fans gathered in Andalusia Monday morning for the unveiling of a historic marker and the celebration of a special wedding anniversary.The marker, placed on the corner of Historic Central Street and East Three Notch Street, adds Andalusia to the historic Hank Williams Trail. The city joins Mount Olive, Georgiana, Greenville, Montgomery, Kowliga and Birmingham on the trail of markers placed in remembrance of the late country legend.“This is a very special day in Andalusia,” Mayor Earl Johnson said. “We are so very honored to have another rich piece of our city’s history highlighted and to have so many very special guests among us today.” Lost Highway Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Lee Sentell, director of the Alabama Tourism Department, said Monday’s marker unveiling, which took place exactly on the 64-year anniversary of Hank Williams’ marriage to Audrey Sheppard on Dec. 15, 1944, represented a great deal of planning.“This is an event two and half years in the making,” he said. “This marker has been in our basement for about two years. We just wanted to wait until we had some Williams family royalty and that is what we have here today.”Cecil Jackson, curator of the Hank Williams Museum in Montgomery, said he feels the Andalusia trail marker will be a welcome addition for fans that often travel great distances to view the trail.“That trail maybe starts in Andalusia, Birmingham or Montgomery, but it goes around the world,” he said. “You never know who might show up at the museum. We have had people come from Japan and you might as well be quiet when they walk in the door. Most of the time they can give us a tour of the museum. They know exactly why they came to Alabama.” Print Article Sponsored Content Skip Published 8:14 pm Saturday, December 27, 2008 Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more