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In Remembrance of Al Wyatt, Jr. A Mighty Big Man

Al Wyatt, Jr. passed away a couple of weeks ago in California.To everyone who knew him he was “Junior” or “Big Al”. Junior had a big appetite for life and a big passion for his work. He was one of the toughest and most courageous of stuntmen, a profession where toughness and courage is a job requirement. Junior was with the “Dukes” from the beginning. If I’ve said it once,I’ve said it a thousand times…

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BEN JONES BLASTS NASCAR DECISION

Former Georgia Congressman Ben Jones, who starred as ace mechanic “Cooter” Davenport on the hit television series “The Dukes of Hazzard”, has condemned the decision by NASCAR to prevent the use of the popular “General Lee” 1969 Dodge Charger at the Phoenix Sprint Cup race in March. In a statement Friday, NASCAR said…

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In Memory of Christopher Mayer (1954–2011)

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the unexpected death of  Christopher Mayer, who played cousin Vance Duke during the 1982-83 season of “The Dukes”. “Chip” Mayer was a real good guy, an athlete, a scholar, and a gifted actor. When Alma and I started the original “Cooter’s Place” in Sperryville, Virginia […]

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“Breaker One, Breaker One!!  Crazy Cooter Comin’ At Ya’!”

Hey Y’all,

Well, the “Dukes of Hazzard,” Cooter’s Place, and all of Hazzard Nation are still rollin’ along in real good shape.

The show is doing great on C.M.T., on DVD, on video games, and on T.V. sets all over the world. And that is directly because of you, the citizens of Hazzard nation!

I strongly believe that the “Dukes” has a timelessness that is universal. Each generation of youngsters that comes along starts watching, and the kids think that it is brand new. The “younguns” love watching it with their parents and grandparents. For that we all want to thank you, the best fans in the world. Hopefully we can keep on keepin’ on for a long, long time.

PS. I hope you like our new website format. And I hope to see all of y’all real soon!

Keep your ears on,
Ben “Cooter” Jones

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