Seeking to inspire the Encourager in each of us.
Encouragers I : Finding the Light includes 49 stories and 114 photos highlighting entertainers, actors and everyday folks who shared their light with former network star, entertainer and columnist Randall Franks. The
Independent Country Music Hall of Fame member and International Bluegrass Music Museum Legend is best known for his role as “Officer Randy Goode” from TV’s “In the Heat of the Night.” In this first of a three-volume series, Franks highlights the encouraging nature of the people who inspired his early life, such as WSB Barndance stars Cotton and Jane Carrier and Grand Ole Opry star Bashful Brother Oswald; American icon Bob Hope and “Gunsmoke” legend Ken Curtis; country music masters Bill Monroe and Johnny Cash; bluegrass hall of famers Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs and “The Andy Griffith Show” star Doug Dillard; and heralded gospel music performers the Marksmen Quartet, the Lewis Family and Jeff & Sheri Easter. Also included are 149 special Moments in Time photos from Randall’s personal collection and 49 celebrity, family and friend recipes.