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West Point in Hardin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Country Music Stars

 
 
Country Music Stars Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
1. Country Music Stars Marker
Inscription.  Bob and Randell Atcher, well-known country music stars of the mid-20th century, were raised in West Point. Their home was at 1010 Elm Street. Bob was the MC of the old WLS National Barn Dance in Chicago. Randy Atcher was MC and host to Hayloft Hoedown and T-Bar-V Ranch, a popular children's show on WHAS-TV.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCommunicationsEntertainment. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky, City of West Point series list.
 
Location. 37° 59.974′ N, 85° 57.165′ W. Marker is in West Point, Kentucky, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Elm Street and North 11th Street, on the left when traveling east on Elm Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1010 Elm Street, West Point KY 40177, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jean Neel Ford (approx. 0.2 miles away); The 38th Parallel (approx. ¼ mile away); Civil War Fort (approx. ¼ mile away); L & N Turnpike (approx. 0.3 miles away); Thomas Lincoln's Flatboat Trip
Country Music Stars Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
2. Country Music Stars Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Sherman's Headquarters (approx. 0.3 miles away); Embarcadero (approx. 0.3 miles away); K & I Bank Building (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
Also see . . .  Randy Atcher. (Submitted on August 19, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Randy Atcher image. Click for full size.
3. Randy Atcher
Bonnie Blue Eyes and Bob Atcher - The Yellow Rose of Texas image. Click for full size.
4. Bonnie Blue Eyes and Bob Atcher - The Yellow Rose of Texas
Cool Water - Bob & Randall Atcher and Bonnie Blue Eyes image. Click for full size.
5. Cool Water - Bob & Randall Atcher and Bonnie Blue Eyes
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 19, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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