- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 23, 2015

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) - An author, musicians, a conductor and a record label executive are slated to join the Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame.

The hall’s board Monday released a list of honorees who will join the hall Sept. 29.

They are:

-Al Bell, an executive and co-owner of Memphis-based Stax Records. The former Little Rock disc-jockey eventually established his own label, Bellmark.

-The Cate Brothers, a singer-songwriter-musician duo that released four albums and performed on “Austin City Limits” during the 1970s.

-Author Charlaine Harris, who wrote “The Southern Vampire Mysteries” and the “Harper Connelly” series.

-Country singer Buddy Jewell, who won USA Network’s first series of “Nashville Star.”

-Composer and conductor W. Francis McBeth, a longtime faculty member at Ouachita Baptist.

Exhibits commemorating hall members are housed at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.

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