Trial begins for man accused in fire at Opry

The man accused of burning down the Little Nashville Opry in 2009 soon will get a chance to defend himself.

The trial of 77-year-old James D. Bowyer of Morgantown is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. today in Brown Circuit Court.

Bowyer has awaited trail since his arrest in March 2012 on charges of Class B felony arson and Class C felony arson with intent to defraud.

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