Rock Island State Park is one of Tennessee's most pristine, natural playgrounds. A great place to go for the weekend. There's hiking, camping and communing with nature. But when dinnertime comes around there's an out-of-the-way jewel of a place that was so good, Al Voecks opted for a return visit.
Like Joe Elmore, Al Voecks has been a part of Tennessee Crossroadssince the show’s beginnings in 1987. A 40-year veteran in broadcasting, Al Voecks came to Nashville in 1963 and worked as a television news anchor, news director and sports and weather presenter for the local NBC affiliate. He has also been associated with WSM Radio and was most recently a news commentator on WSIX FM in Nashville. Voecks' numerous awards include being named Broadcaster of the Year by the Associated Press in Tennessee.