WILLIE NELSON DECLARED A TREASURE IN TEXAS

Congratulations are in order for the legendary Willie Nelson – he has been declared a "treasure" in his home state of Texas.

Amid the flurry of birthday wishes he's gotten recently – including phone calls from former presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter – the Senate of the state of Texas publicly declared Nelson "a treasure of Austin and the state of Texas," and offered "congratulations and best wishes to him on his 70th birthday."

Comments

More News

“Girl Crush” garners big reaction on “The Tonight Show.”
iHeart Award performers include Florida Georgia Line and Luke Bryan.
Looks like he’s gonna be a hockey player.
CMA Songwriter Series-themed episodes will feature Little Big Town, Brandy Clark and others.
Book passage now for star-packed cruise to the Caribbean.
Three-hour-long set for The Big Revival Tour's opening date features guests Taylor Swift, Joe Walsh and others to the stage.