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Hammond detective still making a difference in young lives

Hammond detective still making a difference in young lives

The 9th annual Joe B. Memorial Bike Run and Concert produced by the family and friends of Detective Sgt. Joe Betustak Jr. returns to Hammond’s Wolf Lake Memorial Park Saturday.

May 15, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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OFFBEAT: Country music king George Jones dead at age 81

Country music icon George Jones died Friday at 81 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, according to his publicist Kirt Webster. He was hospitalized with fever and irregular blood pressure, forcing him to postpone two shows.

April 29, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Singer Nelly first act for stage relaunch of Hammond Civic Center

OFFBEAT: Singer Nelly first act for stage relaunch of Hammond Civic Center

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

April 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tammy Wynette and George Jones

Tammy Wynette and George Jones

Tammy Wynette, left, sings with husband George Jones in an undated picture from the early 1970s. Jones, now 81, one of the late Wynette's five husbands, has announced a final farewell tour.

December 02, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Country music king George Jones bringing final tour to Joliet

OFFBEAT: Country music king George Jones bringing final tour to Joliet

Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet announced Thursday they've booked country music George Jones for a spring date as part of his announced "Final Grand Tour."

December 02, 2012 12:00 am
Tammy Wynette and George Jones' Guitar-Shaped Swimming Pool

Tammy Wynette and George Jones' Guitar-Shaped Swimming Pool

After marrying in 1969, Tammy Wynette and George Jones built a guitar-shaped swimming pool at their Lakeville, Fla., mansion before moving out in 1972 and divorcing in 1975.

May 31, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: 'The Doyle & Debbie Show' and country fun must leave Chicago May 27

OFFBEAT: 'The Doyle & Debbie Show' and country fun must leave Chicago May 27

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

May 19, 2012 12:00 am
Feature Focus

Feature Focus

Mark Spencer to receive award

April 26, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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George Jones

George Jones

George Jones. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

April 26, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: 'The Doyle & Debbie Show' taking break from Chicago to perform for Conan O'Brien

OFFBEAT: 'The Doyle & Debbie Show' taking break from Chicago to perform for Conan O'Brien

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

December 24, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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OFFBEAT: 'The Doyle & Debbie Show' a fresh, funny, audience-pleasin' stage escape

OFFBEAT: 'The Doyle & Debbie Show' a fresh, funny, audience-pleasin' stage escape

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

November 15, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Michigan has Storied History in Making Jukeboxes

Michigan has Storied History in Making Jukeboxes

Like a vintage '45, Michigan has endured snaps, crackles and scratches. And Michigan is a glorious place for jukeboxes. It never goes out of style.

July 09, 2011 11:34 am Photos

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George Jones

George Jones

George H. Jones | Farrier | Company A | 7th Indiana Cavalry | BIRTH/DEATH not available | Maplewood Cemetery, Valparaiso | As a farrier, Jones would have been responsible for the shoeing of all horses and mules in his cavalry unit.

April 10, 2011 12:00 am
Cal City cops among those honored by sheriff

Cal City cops among those honored by sheriff

CHICAGO | Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart and the Chicago-area law enforcement community gathered Tuesday to honor officers who exhibited courage and bravery over the past year.

November 09, 2010 11:25 am
Country king

Country king

COUNTRY KING - - George Jones, 78, performed one concert on July 10, 2010 at the Stardust Events Center at Blue Chip Hotel and Casino in Michigan City, Ind.

July 15, 2010 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Country music king George Jones delivers shaky concert at Blue Chip

OFFBEAT: Country music king George Jones delivers shaky concert at Blue Chip

I've seen the legendary George Jones perform a number of times, beginning as far back as 1993.

July 15, 2010 12:00 am Related
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