November 23, 2020

‘Dukes of Hazzard’ star’s property sold at auction for $385K

HOLDEN, La. (AP) — Louisiana property once owned by Dukes of Hazzard” star and country singer John Schneider has been auctioned off.

WBRZ-TV reports the expansive Livingston Parish property was auctioned off by the sheriff’s office Wednesday. A private citizen bought it for $385,000. Court documents say Schneider owed nearly $250,000.

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office seized the Holden land housing John Schneider Studios in November after the actor defaulted on his mortgage. The studio’s website said the land included two houses, a baseball field, sound stages and other features.

First Guaranty Bank sued Schneider in October over unpaid mortgage payments, and a judge ordered the property seized.

Schneider told the station this week that he hoped the property would be purchased by someone who plans to maintain its independent movie studio.