He has recorded more than 20 studio albums, charted more than 40 singles and sold more than 26 million albums. Country singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Vince Gill will be making his way through Louisiana later this week when he plays at the Paragon Casino in Marksville on Feb. 11.
After moving to Nashville in 1983, Gill signed a record deal with MCA and released his debut solo album, When I Call Your Name. The title song of the record went on to become a major hit on the country music charts. The rest, as they say, is history. Since then, he has sold millions of record, won 18 CMA awards, 19 Grammys and been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Paragon Casino Resort is located on Highway 1 in Marksville. The casino is owned and operated by the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana.
Frank’s Casing Crew, now doing business as Frank’s International, will make its final appearance on ABiz’s list of the Top 50 Privately Held Companies in Acadiana this year, and once again it will likely be at the top with more than $1 billion in annual revenues. The 75-year-old company specializing in tubular fabrication and installation services to the oil and gas industry plans to offer shares of its stock to the public for the first time.
The defeat, or rather highjacking of House Bill 420 in the final days of this year's Legislative Session, say Reps. Vincent Pierre and Terry Landry, is the result of the propaganda spread by one unidentified local media outlet and an unnamed former state Representative, but nothing to do with the original legislation's lack of checks, balances or details.
He’s a singer. A songwriter. A piano man. A family man. He’s even got his own Wikipedia entry. He’s David Egan. And he knows ancient secrets about the monolithic stones of Stonehenge that he’s not willing to share.