Articles Posted May 2012

  • NCAA Division I Baseball Championship 2012

    2012 NCAA Tournament Coverage

    We are proud to be the broadcast home of Bearkat Athletics, and this weekend we’ll be broadcasting the 2012 NCAA Baseball Tournament as the SHSU Bearkats take on the Arkansas Razorbacks.

    Hear game one Friday on 104.9 The Hits, with game two (and possible three) on 101.7 KSAM Saturday (and possibly Sunday). The game times haven’t yet been announced, but we’ll keep you updated on air, and online!

  • OFFSTAGE: See Vintage Taylor Swift Pictures

    OFFSTAGE: See Vintage Taylor Swift Pictures

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) USA Today has been hanging onto this picture of Taylor Swift for almost…

  • Toby Keith & Friends Raise $664,000 for OK Kids Korral

    Toby Keith & Friends Raise $664,000 for OK Kids Korral

    Victoria Knisley, 6, with Toby Keith. Victoria has Wilm’s Tumors and lives with her grandparents in the panhandle of Oklahoma. It is about a five-hour drive one way to the hospital for each of her…

  • Grand Ole Opry Kicks Off CMA Music Festival with Carrie Underwood & Easton Corbin

    Grand Ole Opry Kicks Off CMA Music Festival with Carrie Underwood & Easton Corbin

    Carrie Underwood photo by Joel Dennis, courtesy of Schmidt Relations. The Grand Ole Opry will host five star-packed shows during CMA Music Festival, including the Opry Plaza Party, a free Music Fest kick-off event. The…

  • New Artist Spotlight: Jana Kramer

    New Artist Spotlight: Jana Kramer

    Jana Kramer photo by Bryan Allen, courtesy of Warner Bros. Nashville. NEW ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Jana Kramer By Bob Doerschuk © 2012 CMA Close Up® News Service / Country Music Association®, Inc. Jana Kramer insists she…

  • Dave Stewart to Release Album & Documentary Featuring Martina McBride & Alison Krauss

    Dave Stewart to Release Album & Documentary Featuring Martina McBride & Alison Krauss

    Photo courtesy of Twitter.com/davestewart. Songwriter, guitarist and one half of the chart topping ’80s duo the Eurythmics Dave Stewart will debut his documentary, The Blackbird Diaries and The Ringmaster General, in Nashville. The film features…

  • Folk Artist & Guitarist Doc Watson Dies At 89

    Folk Artist & Guitarist Doc Watson Dies At 89

    Doc Watson at MerleFest in 2011. Photo courtesy of McDonough Media. Legendary folk artist Doc Watson died Tuesday in Winston-Salem at the age of 89, reports the New York Times. Doc passed away in the…

  • Watch Little Big Town’s “Pontoon” Video

    Watch Little Big Town’s “Pontoon” Video

    Little Big Town shoots the video for “Pontoon.” Photo by Becky Fluke, courtesy of Sandbox Entertainment. Little Big Town’s new video, “Pontoon,” features a lake, cold beverages and of course, a pontoon. Filmed at Percy…

  • OFFSTAGE: Kenny Chesney’s New Album Includes Song About Alzheimer’s Disease

    OFFSTAGE: Kenny Chesney’s New Album Includes Song About Alzheimer’s Disease

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) I have not listened to Kenny Chesney’s upcoming album, Welcome to the Fishbowl.…

  • Walker County Primary Election Results

    Six-thousand-four-hundred-and-two Walker County voters turned out for the Republican and Democratic Primaries last night. In the unofficial results, District 8 Republican Congressional incumbent Kevin Brady beat out his Republican challenger Larry Youngblood by capturing 83.6%…