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Johnny Cash Heritage Festival Announced For October 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. — After the immensely successful music events honoring international music icon Johnny Cash and benefitting restoration of his boyhood home, a new chapter begins in 2017 with the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival, set for Oct. 19-21, 2017, in Dyess, Ark.

“I am thrilled to join Arkansas State University…

Fundraiser Held For Johnny Cash’s Boyhood Home

Johnny Cash’s daughter, Rosanne, held a fundraiser concert at the Governor’s Mansion on Thursday to raise money for new amenities around his Dyess Colony home in northeast Arkansas. Arkansas State University is looking to raise $500,000 to add a barn, smokehouse, outhouse, and chicken coop.

Shane Broadway, with A-State, said…