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Renfro Valley legacy reaches its 80th season

In 1939, John Lair founded Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, nestled along the rolling hills off US-25 in Rockcastle County.  Prior to major interstate construction, travelers would arrive by horses and family cars to listen to the sounds of country, bluegrass, and gospel.  Renfro Valley would become known at the Country Music Capital of Kentucky.  In …

Glen Campbell bids farewell to Kentucky with concert

Glen Campbell performing at Renfro Valley Entertainment Center. Photo by Jessica Blankenship.

Glen Campbell at Renfro Valley – by Jessica Bray You could say it was a bittersweet goodbye on Saturday night in Renfro Valley, Kentucky, as Glen Campbell performed. Battling Alzheimers, the country music legend performed his last show in Kentucky as part of his Farewell Tour.   Despite having to read the lyrics from the monitors, Glen Campbell showed he …