May 2019, Tunica, Mississippi: At the age of 23, Weston Watts has been named to 1 of 12 Theatre Association Board of Directors. "We are pleased to welcome Weston Watts to the Board of Directors" Oak Grove, La. Mayor and Association President Adam T. Holland said. "Since he and his family first attended our event four years ago while preparing to reopen the Princess you could see his desire for the Motion Picture exhibition industry and his hometown. We can see him being a val
Weston Watts, The Lexington Progress, Oct. 30, 2019 https://www.lexingtonprogress.com/2019/10/30/easter-seals-annual-conference-hosted-at-the-princess-theatre/ On Monday, Oct. 28th, approximately 85 members and staff of Easterseals of Tennessee, attended CEO Tim Ryerson's annual conference of the company's financial status and goals to attain for the next year at the historic Princess Theatre in Lexington, Tennessee. Easterseals is in its 100th year nation-wide and has affili
Weston Watts, The Lexington Progress, Oct. 16, 2019 https://www.lexingtonprogress.com/2019/10/16/lexingtons-first-annual-farm-to-table-event-a-sold-out-success/ A sellout crowd of over 250 people attended the first annual "Farm to Table" Dinner in Lexington tonight! The "Farm to Table" event showcased food from local farms and brought awareness to the economic impact of the agriculture industry in Henderson County. All proceeds including ticket sales and the live-auction
Sept. 19, 2019: Country Music Star Marty Haggard hosts "A Tribute to my Dad Merle Haggard" plus, on-stage was bass player Mark Abbott, who's played for Ray Price, Sons of the Pioneers, and many more! Noted guest Tennessee Journalist Hall of Fame Member and long-time WBBJ-TV Anchor Tom Britt attended. Tom was an instructor/mentor to owner David Watts as he interned under Mr. Britt during his time at Union University. (Cool 103.1FM Jackson, TN)
July 2019 Halen Smith, of Parsons, visits the Princess Theatre to see Disney's Live Action Animated "The Lion King" 2019 edition. Halen is a regular customer at the Princess. Halen, stars in ABC's "Child Support" and USA Network's "The Secret Life of Kids"
August 2019: 2-Time Grammy Award Winning Songwriter/Producer Buddy Cannon, producer of Kenny Chesney, Reba McEntire, Willie Nelson,was back stage at the Princess with his daughter Songwriter Marla Cannon-Goodman, Songwriter and Award Winning Producer Phil O'Donnell, producer of Craig Morgan and has written songs for Blake Shelton, George Strait, Montgomery Gentry, Easton Corbin, Joe Diffie, and many more! Plus, songwriter Josh Martin ! Saturday Night, August 10th 7:30
August 2019: Commissioner Mark Ezell, Tennessee Department of Tourism, is seen LIVE on-screen speaking to the audience of those at the Southwest Tennessee Tourism Conference. Tourism is the #2 source of revenue to the State of Tennessee. Agriculture is #1.
In March of 2018, during a Saturday afternoon matinee, Weston Watts was working the box office. A gentleman and his wife stop by and mention he was a former sales rep to the Princess Theatre in the 1950s-60s out of the Memphis film office and hadn't been to the Princess since. He didn't mention his name but he noted he was making his way through from Nashville to Jonesboro, Arkansas. A few days later Weston received this letter and book in the maill. Bill Barber is his name a