Crook

Crook’s first single hits airwaves
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Like any member of the relatively large group of people seeking fame in the country music field, Atmore resident Ricky Crook has harbored a dream of hearing one of his songs on the radio. He can now mark that accomplishment off his list. Crook’s first single, “In My Truck,” was released January 14 and is starting to pick up steam, with at least two…
Crook signs record deal
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer A former Atmore emergency dispatcher, already well known to local and regional country music fans, has signed a recording contract with a Nashville, Tenn.-based record label that will release his first national single in January. Ricky Crook, who has paid his dues by performing at several small venues in and around Atmore, Escambia County and elsewhere in the Southeast over the past several years,…