HOPKINSVILLE, KY — The Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library’s Imagination Library Kick-Off Celebration will be Thursday, December 13 at 9:00 a.m. at Christian County Head Start, 1355 Glass Ave. The Dolly Parton Imagination Library began in Sevier County, TN in 1996 to give children, between the ages of 0 to 5, free, specially selected, high quality, […]

Multi-platinum, award-winning singer/songwriter–and long-distance runner–JO DEE MESSINA ran the Rock ‘n Roll Half Marathon in San Antonio, TX yesterday (11/11), finishing in 2 hours, 36 minutes.  And if that wasn’t enough of a workout, immediately following the race she performed–not missing a beat–for the 25,000 runners and their families at the finish line. The Rock […]

Country Music Superstar finished 13.1-mile race in 2:36:50; Performs concert for 25,000 runners one hour after crossing the finish line   San Antonio, TX – November 11, 2012 – From an event record to an unprecedented run-sing performance, the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon & ½ Marathon benefiting Susan G. Komen celebrated its 5-year […]

  Country music artist and Tennessean blogger Jo Dee Messina laughs with volunteer Jay Winkler while they volunteer at Second Harvest food bank Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 in Nashville, Tenn. (GEORGE WALKER IV / THE TENNESSEAN) / GEORGE WALKER IV / THE TENNESSEAN Tennessean Blogger, Country music star Jo Dee Messina sorted food alongside 40 […]

Throughout the past 50 years, CURB RECORDS has been the home to some of Country music’s biggest names. As the label celebrates this milestone, they have made 50 albums available at discounted prices on iTunes. “50 Albums Over 50 Years” includes albums priced as low as $5.99 by artists such as LEANN RIMES, JO DEE […]

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Multi-platinum, award-winning singer/songwriter JO DEE MESSINA continues to have a hugely successful summer playing to big audiences and earning critical raves. This week (on 8/6), record crowds showed up for Jo Dee’s show in Urbana, OH at the Champaign Country Fair and the audiences around the country continue to grow. Beyond her hectic touring schedule, […]

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San Antonio, TX – July 19, 2012 – Grammy-nominated country singer Jo Dee Messina will headline the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon & 1/2 Marathon benefiting Susan G. Komen™ finish line concert on Sunday, November 11, 2012. More than 30,000 participants and music fans will commemorate the day’s accomplishments at the finish line festival […]

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Kelli Skye Fadroski – The Orange County Register For country music star Jo Dee Messina, life is anything but simple right now. The 41-year-old mother of two is hard at work on a new album, her first official full-length since 2005’s Delicious Surprise. She has started a parenting blog, And she’s currently in training […]

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Justin Miller – The Urbana Daily Citizen Jo Dee Messina will perform at the Champaign County Fair on Monday, Aug. 6. Juggling the life of a touring artist with being a wife and a mother of two isn’t easy, but it’s normal for the Massachusetts-born Messina. It helps that Messina’s husband, Chris Deffenbaugh, does sound […]

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The Clarion Ledger Check in with a potent part of Mississippi history and heritage at the 63rd anniversary of the Choctaw Indian Fair in Choctaw, with draws that range from first-class country to first-class tribal crafts, dances, foods and World Championship Stickball. Going strong through Saturday, there’s Steve Azar and Chris Cagle tonight, Indigenous and […]

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