News

Trace Adkins’ father dies

Trace Adkins’ father dies

Photo: WENN/Joel Ginsburg

Country star Trace Adkins is mourning the death of his father after he passed away over the weekend.

The news comes days after the You’re Gonna Miss This hitmaker left a rehab facility in Lake Worth, Florida last Wednesday to care for his ailing father, Aaron Adkins.

The country singer has yet to comment on the reports, but on Monday his wife, Rhonda, wrote on Twitter.com, “Thank you for all of your love, prayers and support. Sometimes we don’t know where our journey will take us but I know he has a plan.”

Adkins had been sober for more than a decade after completing a 28-day alcohol rehabilitation program in 2002, but decided to seek professional help following an altercation with an impersonator on a cruise he was booked to perform on last month.

Latest Stories

in Sports

Ronda Rousey wants you to have a ‘knockout’ breakfast

Fresh
20-overlay15

The MMA champion has teamed up with fast-food chain Carl's Jr. to pitch their latest breakfast creation.

in National

Arctic chills, messy energy politics await Obama in Alaska

Fresh
16-overlay16

Shrinking glaciers, Arctic temperatures and a mix of messy energy politics await President Barack Obama as he begins his historic trip to Alaska.

in National

As Common Core results trickle in, initial goals unfulfilled

Fresh
commoncore

Overall scores are higher than expected, though below what many parents may be accustomed to seeing.

in Entertainment

Marvel announces ‘Guardians of Infinity’ comic

17-overlay13

"The Guardians of the Galaxy" adventures will continue in this new comic book, which ties in with the blockbuster film.

in Sports

Goodell, Brady due in court for ‘Deflategate’ case

tombrady

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell are expected in court after failing to settle the "Deflategate" scandal.