Porter Wagoner

  1. Backbeat: Bobby Roberts' 7lb. Lunker Wins 6th Annual Porter Wagoner Memorial Fishing Tournament

    June 03, 2013 10:32 AM EDT The 6th Annual Porter Wagoner Memorial Artists & Anglers Fishing Tournament on Old Hickory Lake in Hendersonville, Tenn., on May 31 brought out professional anglers and artists in search of bass, and included a formal dedication of Porter’s ...

  2. Country Star Porter Wagoner, 80, Dies

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Porter Wagoner, the rhinestone-clad Grand Ole Opry star who helped launch the career of Dolly Parton by hiring her as his duet partner, died Sunday. He was 80. Wagoner, who had survived an abdominal aneurysm in 2006, was hospitalized again this mo ...

  3. Grand Ole Opry Star Wagoner Hospitalized

    October 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Porter Wagoner has been hospitalized with an undisclosed ailment and is in serious condition. According to a spokesperson, the 80-year-old Grand Ole Opry star, known for his trademark rhinestone stage outfits, "is asking for prayers from his ...