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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, April 7, 2010 9B Editor discusses author Delaine Fragnoli, managing editor at Feather Publishing, addressed a full house : at the 16th Women in History luncheon Wednesday, March 31. Fragnoli kept listeners entertained with the life adventures of B.M. Bower, author of "The Lookout Man," set on Mount Hough and written at Bower's Pocket Ranch during her five-year residence in PIumas County. Scott Lawson, of the Plumas County Museum, and Lee Anne Schramel, of the U.S. Forest Service, co-hosted the annual luncheon. Photo by Mona Hill Ingram Ruth Ellis Staff Writer rellis@lassennews.com The Lassen County Fair has announced Jack Ingram, will be this year's Friday Night Headliner. In 2008, Ingram won Best New Male Vocalist at the Academy of Country Music and has recently released "Big Dreams and High Hopes," fea- turing radio smash hit "Bare- foot and Crazy." "Big Dreams and High Hopes" marks Ingram's sev- enth studio disc and his third for indie label Big Machine Records. Other well-known songs in- clude "That's a Man" and "Wherever You Are" from the 2007 CD "This is It." The popular Friday night concert will be July 23 at the Main Grandstands. Tickets can be reserved by calling the fair office at 251-8900. Also, those who would like to see the fair offer online tickets that can be purchased and printed at home let the fair know by voting at lassencoun- tyfair.blogspot.com. Ac- cording to jackingram.net, In- line Lassen ir gram has been rocking road- houses, theaters and stadiums since 1997 and has been "cele- brated by critics and fans of hard-core country music." The website says Texas- raised Ingram first got his stage experience when he took a drama class in high school and although it wasn't his calling, it was a rush. "All of a sudden there was this pressure and this element of having to deliver right now in front of a crowd, and if you don't you fall (down)," he said, "and that got me." He applied the challenge to music while attending South- ern Methodist University where he started an open mic with Willie Nelson songs learned out of a songbook and one original tune. The website says Ingrain and his Beat Up Ford Band then began to "pack the bars of Dallas and Houston." However, Ingram said what he was doing was not sound- ing like what he heard in his head. With a goal in mind, he then built a reputation as a "smart" songwriter and a "can't-miss live performer." Nashville's Rising Tide label signed him, re-issuing his first two independent albums, a live disc and his 1997 "Livin' or dyin:'" After Rising Tide went out of business, Ingrain signed with Sony's Lucky Dog label where he "was admired by music writers and county connoisseurs but he struggled to connect on country radio." When he lost his deal with Sony as well as a management deal, Ingram met with a veter- an country record promoter who had launched Big Ma- chine Records. The website said, "In an industry and genre where outsider labels have had an almost impossible time building hit-making careers, Big Machine took a chance on Jack, and equally Jack took a chance on one of those inde- pendent label. The new label worked with more dedication and patience than Ingram had ever seen to find the song that would break through. It was 'Wherever You Are,' the first single of his career to reach number one." For more information go to jackingram.net. your ) ]Instantly smooth your wrinkles i ~~ii: i Uuv derm" -- Treatment for unsi spid " er velns starting at 8 HAIR REMOVAL VARIABLE PULSE LIGHT Long term hair removal For Her Lip .............. ~ ..... s24. Chin ............ ....,s40. s20 oo Eyebrows ........ ........ s Sideburns ........ ..... S40. For Him Shoulders ...... .sA4o ."''''s70" Upper Back ...... 120.00 Full Head ...... ...s 120.00 Prepay treatments at discounted prices by May 9th. Offer ends 5/9/10 Certified Medical 9 C.C.D. MEP-C Esthetii: Professional 103 Fair Drive, Susanville I Ill ... , " ... A :!! This monthly magazine is packed full of information! You'll find all you need to know- from purchasing a home , to maintenance and everything in between!! And the best- It's FREE! Pick up your FREE copy at anyof our .k many distribution racks or stop by any Feather Publishing Co. office. For advertising rates and deadlines, call your local newspaper office. Our friendly advertising staff is here to help you. QuINcY BULLETIN CHESTER PROGRESSIVE LASSEN COUNTY TIMES INDIAN VALLEY RECORD PORTOLA REPORTER 283-0800 258-3115 257-5321 284-7800 832-4646 Sherri, Karen, Kay Val, Cheri Jill, Loft, Laura, Betsy Val Alesha, Michael WESTWOOD PINEPRESS 258-3115 Val