Opry Legend Wilma Lee Cooper Passes Away

From the desk of Tracy Pitcox: Grand Ole Opry Legend Wilma Lee Cooper passed away on Tuesday of natural causes at the age of 90. She was at her home in Sweetwater, Tennessee. With her late husband, Stoney, Wilma Lee created some wonderful music including classics like “Big Midnight Special” “Legend of The Dogwood Tree” …

Latest status of Grand Ole Opry

At the Opry, five miles northeast of the entertainment district, performer Marty Stuart said he feared water had destroyed instruments, costumes, audio tapes, boots and “just everything that goes along with the Opry and Opry stars.” Singer Chris Young said a special Opry show Tuesday night at the War Memorial Auditorium was a welcome diversion …