Film reveals legacy, influence of the Carter and Cash families

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Few can doubt the influence the Carter Family had on country music, as it was their music broadcast from a tiny radio station on the Virginia/Tennessee border that birthed the genre. The later alliance between June Carter and Johnny Cash only intensified the legacy and kept it alive for future generations. Though…

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Wallace State offers full slate of Arts in April events

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State’s annual Arts in April celebration includes a multitude of events to please one and all, from lectures by columnist John Archibald and photographer John Dersham, to a film outlining the influence of the Carter and Cash families; from performances by the New York Ballet and college ensembles to exhibits featuring…

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Wallace State to welcome The Birmingham News/AL.com columnist John Archibald to campus as part of author forum on April 8

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – More than almost any other industry, the newspaper business has experienced drastic change and transition within the last 10 years. The Birmingham News and AL.com columnist John Archibald has witnessed all of it firsthand. Archibald, who has been with The Birmingham News since 1986, will share his insight on the way the…

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Wallace State’s defending national champion softball team starts conference play Tuesday

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HANCEVILLE – After playing a daunting non-conference schedule for nearly two months, Wallace State’s defending national championship softball team begins league play Tuesday at Gadsden State. Wallace State softball coach Jayne Clem feels the nationally-ranked counterparts her freshman-laden Lady Lions (23-17) have encountered will make them stronger during the conference rush. “We’re ready to get…

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Wallace State baseball coach Randy Putman reaches 900 career wins with program after Thursday’s conference victory

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HANCEVILLE – Win or lose, Wallace State’s baseball team always has a postgame meeting down the left field line. Thursday’s conference was one to celebrate. Wallace State’s players lined up on the chalk and congratulated Randy Putman after the Hall of Fame coach earned his 900th career victory with the program. Sophomore Grant Bennett went…

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