The Perrys' New Piano Player
The Perrys have a new piano player as of April 14. The Perrys' report, "We have hired 23 year old Adam Harman from Baltimore, Maryland. What a tremendous player and a super nice gentleman. Adam's first offical date with The Perrys will be May 3."
Pamplin President Gary Randall To Retire
President and Vice-Chairman of Pamplin Communications Corporation (PCC) Gary Randall has announced his plans to retire from the company effective April 11, 2001. Randall, who turned 60 years of age in February of this year, has decided to retire from the company to devote time to other projects. Randall co-founded PCC with Dr. Robert Pamplin, Jr., president and CEO of RB Pamplin Corporation, in...
Letter From Jeff Steele
In an open letter to Singing News, visitors, and SingingNews E-Mail subscribers, Jeff Steele says: Thanks so very much for all the card, phone calls, e-mails and prayers offered up on our behalf through the ordeal of our accident on Monday night. If you could have seen the wreckage you would have known what a miracle it was that any one escaped with their life. God was good, we...
Steeles Update
Last night at about 5:45 PM Jeff and Sherry Steele were involved in a head on collision not far from their home in Gallatin, TN. All injured parties from both vehicles were taken to the hospital. Sherry was released from Sumner Regional Medical Center early this morning with an immobilized left leg, a very sore right leg and a good sized "pop knot" on the left side of her head. Jeff is sore all...
Jeff And Sherry Steele Involved In Auto Accident
At approximately 5:45 PM Monday afternoon, Jeff and Sherry Steele were involved in a major head on collision not far from their home in Gallatin, TN. Sherry was hospitalized until last night, but she is now home, as is Jeff. Both Jeff and Sherry are okay, but are rather sore, according to Daywind's Publicist Crystal Burchette. The Steeles appreciate your prayers.
New Baby For The Martins
After much anticipation, Judy Martin-Hess and Jake Hess Jr. are proud parents of their third child, Emily Estelle Hess. "Emma" was born at 12:29 AM on Monday, April 9, 2001, at the Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro, TN, weighing in at 6 lbs. 7 oz. and 20 inches long. For updates and pictures as they come available, go to!
Ruben Bean Surgery Successful
The McKameys' office has announced that Ruben Bean came through bypass surgery this morning with flying colors. Only one bypass was necessary, and Bean has now been moved into a recovery room. Doctors are very pleased with his condition.
Bishops Pianist Michael Lee Makes A Move
The Bishops have recently announced that pianist Michael Lee is leaving the road to return to the recording studio. "Michael lives in Cleveland, Tennessee," group spokesman Kenny Bishop said. "We are based in Waco, Kentucky. That's nearly a four hour drive just one way which is a lot of time and a lot of miles to spend getting to work." For nearly two years Michael has been making the trip and...
Greenes Excited As Things Look Up
The Greenes are very excited to announce that their ministry is going stronger than ever despite a few minor hardships this year. One of the most exciting announcements they have is that, after a long battle with his health, Tim Greene is healed and back on the road full-time. "The Lord healed Tim and he is now traveling with us again. He is feeling great! We praise God for his touch on Tims...
Ruben Bean Undergoes Bypass Surgery
The McKameys' Ruben Bean is in Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, TN, undergoing previously scheduled bypass surgery at this hour. The surgery was scheduled to remove blockage from an artery that has been troubling Ruben during the past months. The family requests and appreciates your prayers.We will provide an update later today.
Danny Gaither Passes Away
Danny Gaither passed away early this morning. He had been battling lymphoma for five years. Please remember the Gaither family in your prayers. Danny is survived by his parents, George and Lela Gaither, his wife, Vonnie, his three children, Nicholas, Mitchell, and Trina, and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 1:00PM at First Church of the Nazarene in Alexandria,...
The Harbor Music Group/A Tribute To The Songs of Kyla Rowland
The Harbor Music Group recording, A Tribute To The Songs of Kyla Rowland will be released on May 22, 2001. This project includes 14 different artists who are paying tribute to one of Southern Gospel's most popular songwriters, Kyla Rowland. The artists include Ivan Parker, The Crabb Family, The Whisnants, Kirk Talley, The Perrys, Standing Tall, The Perry Sisters, Anthony Burger, The Redeemed,...