Advertisement

The Jeff Ward Show

Blog > The Jeff Ward Show > Willie Nelson putting his mark on Carl's Corner...

Willie Nelson putting his mark on Carl's Corner...

______________________________________________________________

Texas town getting makeover

CARL'S CORNER, Texas — Carl's Corner is getting a makeover, Willie Nelson-style.

Waco Tribune-Herald

The country music star is among a group of investors involved in a $5 million project to add hotels, a saloon and even a golf course to the Texas truck stop on Interstate 35 south of Dallas.

"We're looking at a Branson, Missouri, concept out here," said Carl Cornelius, a longtime Nelson friend who incorporated the town in 1986 so he could sell alcohol in an otherwise dry part of Hill County. He's been mayor ever since.

Nelson began selling biodiesel at the stop, which features giant dancing frogs on the roof, in 2004.

LINK TO FULL STORY
Lisa Bloom, a high-profile California feminist attorney, says she is now representing yet another woman who has...
Via Getty Images While the nation remains divided on whether recreational marijuana should be legalized, an...
Mikhail Svetlov / Getty Images Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said a chemical-weapons attack in Syria that...
Press Secretary Sean Spicer spoke to NBC’s Peter Alexander today, where he continued to walk back his statements...
GettyImages / Mikhail Svetlov Russian President Vladimir Putin channeled his inner Alex Jones, Tuesday, charging...