07:04 AM EDT 10/30/2014
Originally posted 05/06/2008 06:40PM
Country singer and Dancing with the Stars alum Sara Evans is in the thick of planning her wedding to Jay Barker, a former quarterback at the University of Alabama
"Right now, we're meeting with a wedding planner, but we haven't set a date yet," she said recently at the CMT Crossroads bar in the Harrah’s Horseshoe Casino, near Shreveport, La.
The singer, who performed at the club, showed off a her large diamond sparkler to the impressed crowd. The couple announced their engagement in March.
Evans, 37, underwent a very public divorce battle with her ex-husband, Craig Schelske, which was finalized last year.
Originally posted 03/26/2008 06:30AM
Now that country star Sara Evans is engaged to Jay Barker, a former University of Alabama football star who hosts a morning radio show at WJOX in Birmingham, his pal and fellow radio host Paul Finebaum couldn't be more thrilled.
"I remember sitting with him a year ago and I never saw a more unhappy, devastated person in my life," Finebaum tells PEOPLE of Barker, who was divorced his wife, Amy, last summer. (They have four kids.) "Today, it's like watching two 15-year-olds in love for the first time. This isn't a good thing, this is a great thing. It's an out-of-this-world thing!"
Originally posted 03/24/2008 04:00PM
Country star and Dancing with the Stars alum Sara Evans, who underwent a very public divorce battle last year, has found love again with beau Jay Barker, a former quarterback at the University of Alabama – and the two now plan to marry, Evans's rep, Lori Genes, tells PEOPLE exclusively.
"The couple are enjoying their engagement and look forward to their upcoming nuptials," Genes says. The couple have yet to set a wedding date.
Originally posted 02/04/2008 02:10PM
After a bitter divorce battle that ended last fall, Sara Evans has a new man in her life.
A friend of the country singer confirms to PEOPLE that Evans and Jay Barker, a former football star at the University of Alabama who now hosts a sports radio show in Birmingham, are an item. "They are dating," the friend tells PEOPLE.
Originally posted 11/16/2006 12:00AM
It was a partisan crowd that cheered former NFL great Emmitt Smith onto victory at the Dancing with the Stars finale on Wednesday night in Los Angeles.
Originally posted 10/26/2006 03:55PM
Country singer Sara Evans and her estranged husband, Craig Schelske, faced each other in a Tennessee court Thursday morning for the first time since Evans filed for divorce on Oct. 12, charging Schelske with adultery and pornography use. (He denied the allegations and later accused Evans of having an affair.)
Originally posted 10/20/2006 03:45PM
Sara Evans's estranged husband, Craig Schelske, alleges that the singer had an affair, according to court papers filed Friday at the Williamson County Chancery Court in Franklin, Tenn.
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