Carl Perkins

Chester County Independent

Child donates lemonade stand profits to Carl Perkins

On July 1, Genesis Forbes donated half of her lemonade stand profits to the Chester County Carl Perkins Center in Henderson. She is the four-year-old daughter of Terrence and Tanisha Forbes. Genesis is a student at Keestone Academy who loves tumbling, dancing and helping others. “We want you to know we are beyond proud of you and hopeful for the future God holds for you,” Tanisha said to her daughter. “We also want to say a huge thank you to each and everyone who made time to stop by and make this possible for her.”
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Carl Perkins Center In New Home In Downtown Paris

Paris, Tenn.–Carl Perkins Center Director Carly Wheat welcomed everyone to today’s ribbon-cutting and open house at the center’s new headquarters in downtown Paris and said, “It really does take a village and we’re so thankful for all the support we’ve received.”. A large crowd...
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Dresden Enterprise

Correction: Carl Perkins Gala Set for March 12

The 17th annual Weakley/Obion County Carl Perkins Center Dinner and Auction for Child Abuse will be held March 12 at the Martin Public Library. Tickets are no longer available for one of the Center’s largest annual fundraisers. This is the first live event for the auction since 2019, due...

YouTube Gold: Carl Perkins

When people talk about the founding fathers of Rock and Roll, or at least the version that took over in the 1950s, they always refer to Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lewis and Bo Diddley. Somehow Carl Perkins never gets the attention that he should. That’s...

Manitowoc’s Capitol Civic Center to Host Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins Tribute

The Capitol Civic Center is going back to the 50’s with their upcoming show, “One Night in Memphis”. The show, which will take the stage on January 28th, pays tribute to legendary artists Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins. “One Night in Memphis” is your opportunity to experience—live—a rock-and-roll royalty jam session with the music and talent that has stood the test of time.
Chester County Independent

Carl Perkins holds Extravaganza in Chester County

The Chester County Carl Perkins Center’s Holiday Extravaganza included the Holiday Mart, a pageant and the Daddy Daughter Dance. Santa Claus visited the Holiday Mart to spread cheer and the spirit of giving. While he was there, he gave children candy canes and allowed them to take photos with him. Pictured is Julianna and Miles Crouse sitting with Santa.

Tickets On Sale For Carl Perkins Pancake Day

Paris, Tenn.–Oh yea! Pancakes! The Carl Perkins Center has announced it will be holding its annual Pancake Day, one of Henry County’s most popular fundraisers, on November 4 at First Baptist Church in Paris. And, it’s held all day, so you can have pancakes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Carl...