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01.24.22New USBs: All the Music and Twice the Space
01.22.22In Memoriam: Rick Servocky
01.22.22Influential Albums: 617-623
01.22.22Two Cool Christian Parody Things to Check Out
01.22.22Bible-Reading Update: Nahum 1-Matthew 12
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01.21.22The Stories Behind Our First Single of 2022
01.20.22Keith Haynie to Have Surgery in February
01.19.22New Single: Late 70's, Early 90's
01.18.22How to Donate & How to Get Multiple MP3s
01.15.22New CD BOGO Ends Sunday Night
01.15.22Influential Albums: 610-616
01.15.22Clues for 2022 Single #1
01.15.22How to Donate & How to Get Multiple MP3s
01.15.22This Week's ApX Radio Show
01.15.22Another ApX Top 10 from Fort Wayne IN
01.15.22Prayer Request Updates on Three Friends
01.10.22This Week's News Bulletin
01.07.22No New Single Till Next Weekend
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01.07.22Another ApX Top 10 from Athens GA
01.07.22Another ApX Daughter in the Studio
01.04.22This Week's News Bulletin
12.31.21Influential Albums: 596-602
12.31.21Good News for Bill Turner
12.31.21Update on Richard Sadowski
12.30.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 22nd Single
12.29.21New Single Is Great and Fabulous
12.27.21Get Over 1440 Tracks for $100 This Week
12.25.21How to Get Multiple Singles or Our Complete Library
12.25.21New York Fan Lists His ApX Top 10
12.25.21What's on the Apolog80s: Back from the Future CD?
12.25.21What's on the Apolog80s: Back from the Future CD?
12.25.21Clues for 2021 Single #22
12.24.21Influential Albums: 589-595
12.19.21This Week's News Bulletin
12.18.21Serious Prayer Request for the Jennings Family
12.18.21Influential Albums: 582-588
12.18.21Gettysburg Fan Lists His ApX Top 10
12.18.21The Next ApX CD: What's It Called, When's It Coming?
12.18.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 21st Single
12.13.21New Single: The 70's Are Back at Last
12.11.21Influential Albums: 575-581
12.11.21Two ApologetiX Members Release New Christmas Song
12.11.21More Memories of CVB from His Wife
12.10.21In Memoriam: Chris VonBartheld
12.09.21More Goodies from Micah: Everybody Loves Cookies
12.04.21Good News Prayer Update for ApX Fan Bill Turner
12.04.21New Single: '83 & '84
12.04.21CVB of ApX Needs Much Prayer
12.04.21Go Christmas Shopping with an ApologetX Alumnus
12.03.21Influential Albums: 568-574
12.03.21Improvements Made on Another Recent Single
12.03.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 20h Single
11.27.21Christmas Playlist: A Month's Worth of Parodies
11.27.21Influential Albums: 561-567
11.27.21Kansas Fan Lists Her ApX Top 10
11.27.21How to Help the Studio Where We Record (It's Free)
11.27.21New USBs Include New CD and Latest Single
11.23.21This Week's News Bulletin
11.20.21How to Get the New ApX Digital Interactive Songbook
11.20.21How to Donate & How to Get Multiple MP3s
11.20.21Wyoming Fan Lists Her ApX Top 10
11.20.21Prayer Update on Bill Turner
11.19.21Influential Albums: 554-560
11.16.21This Week's News Bulletin
11.13.21Influential Albums: 547-553
11.13.21New CD BOGO Extended by Request
11.13.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 19th Single
11.08.21New Single ('80 & '84)
11.06.21We Changed Two Songs on Our Last Two Singles
11.06.21Serious Prayer Update: Bill Turner
11.05.21Influential Albums: 540-546
11.03.21This Week's News Bulletin
10.30.21Happy Prayer Request Update: Bill Turner
10.30.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 18th Single
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10.25.21New Single: '86 & '89
10.22.21Four Members Celebrate ApX Anniversaries
10.22.21Sad Prayer Request Update: Angela Walker
10.22.21Influential Albums: 526-532
10.21.21Clues for 2021 Single #18
10.16.21Prayer Request Updates: Angela Walker & Bill Turner
10.15.21Another Rieger Daughter Becomes a Bride
10.15.21Influential Albums: 519-525
10.14.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 17th Single
10.13.21New Single: '85 & '86
10.09.21Updated on Three Prayer Requests from Last Week
10.08.21Influential Albums: 512-518
10.08.21What's on the Never, but Then Again Before CD?
10.04.21This Week's News Bulletin
10.03.21Important Prayer Requests from Three Fans
10.03.21Influential Albums: 505-511
10.02.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 16th Single
09.30.21More Info on the Upcoming ApologetiX CD
09.28.21New Single: 80's Solo Superstars
09.25.21Next CD Coming Next Month
09.25.21Influential Albums: 498-504
09.25.21New USB Flash Drives Include New CD & Single

Jimmy Almost Jailed: Last Weekend in AZ
Tue., May. 6. 2008 2:58pm EDT

Even though our drummer was mistaken for a drifter and interrogated by a policeman in Flagstaff, the rest of our trip to Arizona last weekend was first class.

That's right; on Sunday morning while taking a walk outside our hotel, Jimmy "Vegas" Tanner was stopped by a local police officer and forced to answer a long list of questions about his identity. The officer offered no explanation until the end (and no apology afterward), saying they get a lot of "transients" in Flagstaff.

This forced us to come up with a new batch of nicknames, including "Jimmy 'Vegas' Transient" and "Jimmy 'Vegas' Slammer,'" since that's where he could have ended up. Just think: What happened with "Vegas" almost stayed in Flagstaff. :)

The rest of Jimmy's day went from rags to riches, as our friends Randy and Mandy Hyde treated us to an elegant brunch; followed by a flight to Mesa on a private plane piloted by Flagstaff concert coordinator Orville Wiseman; after which we were picked up in a Hummer H2 limousine by Doug and Christel Schaneberg, the folks who set the wheels in motion (both figuratively and literally) for our Sunday concert.

Our concerts in Sierra Vista (near Tucson), Flagstaff, and Mesa (near Phoenix), were all well attended by enthusiastic fans. Here's what some of them had to say:

Saw you guys in Sierra Vista Friday night and was blown away. You guys are awesome! Thank you for a wonderful evening of worship and fellowship. My wife and I had a great time. It would be awesome if all the churches in the area could get together and have a mass get together and Apologetix could come and throw down. Wow! That would be something. Hope you guys come back soon.

Larry
Sierra Vista AZ
Thank you sooo much for the concert in Sierra Vista! Also thank you for singing "Baa! We're Lambs" for my daughter in the lobby after the concert, she wasn't feeling well at the time but she really enjoyed it. Keep up the good work spreading the Gospel and stay safe in your travels.

Will Priest
Sierra Vista AZ
I really enjoyed the concert and the chance to meet you guys! I appreciate all that you do for the Lord and I pray that you will be blessed in the times to come.

Ben Parks
Flagstaff AZ
Awesome concert in Flagstaff! Thanks so much for the experience, you guys rock something fierce! The "young adults" we brought with us from Lakeside were all blown away and had an awesome time as well. You truly have a God-given ministry that is so unique and so appealing to all. Keep up the awesome work.

Mike Beatty
Lakeside AZ
Just wanted to thank you for a great show in Mesa. In song and word, your passion for the LORD showed through! My wife and I took our three youngest kids. Sitting in the front row gave them the perfect view to take close to 100 pictures between them. They had a wonderful time! Thank you for the personal attention you gave them when meeting you. It was an experience they will remember for a long time. When you come to AZ again, we will definitely be there in the front row. God Bless you.

Dennis Natham
Peoria AZ
Just a note to let you know (again) how impressed I was with your shows in Flagstaff and Mesa this past weekend.

Randy Hyde
Riverside CA
Special thanks to:

Our concert coordinators: Arron Daniels (Sierra Vista); Orville and Kristin Wiseman (Flagstaff); and Sherri Foarde (Mesa).

Our merchandise coordinators: Deborah, Brent, and Vikki (Sierra Vista); Mandy and Courtney (Flagstaff and Mesa); and Doug and Christel (Mesa).

Our chauffeurs: Laia (Sierra Vista); and Doug and Christel (Flagstaff).