October 18, 2017 - Page 2 of 3 - One Country

Jimmy Kimmel Discovered The Place Where They Write All The Fortune Cookie Fortunes And It’s Not What You Would Expect

You’ve probably heard the urban legend of the person who opened a fortune cookie to only find the message “help me.” The story goes that the person tracked down where the message was written and rescued a man imprisoned to write fortunes in some dingy corner of Chinatown. While that story sounds compelling, the truth … Read more

This Bloody Mary Recipe With a Twist is Exactly What Your Next Morning Tailgate Needs

After growing up in a college town, there are few things I love more than a solid Saturday spent tailgating. Every once in a while our home schedule will include a game that starts before noon, which requires some creative takes on traditional tailgating– especially on cocktails (because sometimes a pre-10 a.m. beer can feel … Read more

LeAnn Rimes Bares (Most of) All on Instagram to Promote Breast Cancer Screenings

LeAnn Rimes has long been an advocate for cancer causes. In 2008 she sang on the song, “Just Stand Up,” which raised money for Stand Up to Cancer and the American Association for Cancer Research. And earlier this year, she joined Anthony Anderson on a tune encouraging women to get breast exams called, “Treasured Chest.” … Read more

Trace Adkins Gets Patriotic With “Still A Soldier” Performance During NFL’s “Monday Night Football” Game

Trace Adkins made a splash on Monday night (Oct. 16) when he sang the national anthem at the Tennessee Titans vs. Indianapolis Colts game and performed his new single, “Still a Soldier,” atop the scoreboard at Nissan Stadium during halftime. “Anytime I get asked to sing the national anthem I look at is a huge … Read more

First Preview of Arie Luyendyk Jr. as “The Bachelor” is Here and It’s a Commercial For You to Watch Old Episodes of “The Bachelor”

If ABC keeps figuring out ways to pound new seasons of “The Bachelor/ette,” I’m going to stop counting how old I am in years and only discuss my age in reference to particular seasons of the show. “When Emily Maynard was ‘The Bachelorette’ I had just started a new job…” “When Aaron Buerge was ‘The … Read more

Willie Nelson Talks About His Strange Family Rules And New Music With His Sons

Willie Nelson doesn’t think he was a good father to his boys. He was gone traveling the world for much of their young lives. “They had their mother there, and I wasn’t there. So there were those situations, but that’s just the way it is.” But his wife and sons have a very different perspective. … Read more

You Can Be A Puppy Raiser For Guide and Service Dogs, Because ‘Even Superheroes Need Training’

Though my dog isn’t “technically” a service dog, she’s certainly therapeutic. Dogs have been scientifically shown to regulate heart rates and calm anxiety, because they’re God’s greatest gift to us here on earth (IMHO). A group of therapy dogs were even brought in from out of state to be with victims of the Las Vegas … Read more

Jimmy Carter Giving Trisha Yearwood an Award on Behalf of Her Home State of Georgia Made Me Cry (You Will Too)

During President Barack Obama’s second Inauguration I vividly remember watching President Jimmy Carter help his wife Rosalynn down the steps at the United States Capitol before leaving it up her Marine escort to take over before he started shaking hands. It was one of those moments you watch and think– even a former President helps … Read more

Chris Young Celebrates Induction Into the Grand Ole Opry With Friends and Family

It’s a whirlwind week for Chris Young, who announced an upcoming world tour and is releasing his new album, Losing Sleep, on Friday, Oct. 20. Kicking off that whirlwind week is a milestone event— held in high regard in the country music industry— the induction into the Grand Ole Opry. Chris became the newest member … Read more

Ree Drummond Thinks Chip and Joanna’s Decision To Leave Their Show Was ‘Really Smart’

Between her TV Show on “Food Network” to her cookbooks to the Pillsbury Bake-Off to being a busy mother of four, Ree Drummond says she understands and fully respects Chip and Joanna Gaines‘ decision to leave their hit HGTV show, “Fixer Upper.” In fact, she thinks the move was smart. “I completely respect their decision … Read more

12 Performers Announced for 51st Annual CMA Awards

The wait is almost over for the 51st Annual CMA Awards with the first round of performers all set. Fans can get excited for special performances by CMA Awards nominees Garth Brooks, Brothers Osborne, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Old Dominion, Jon Pardi, Chris Stapleton, Thomas Rhett, and Underwood. 2017 Country … Read more