Articles Posted May 2012

  • CMT Blog: More About Dierks Bentley on CMT Unplugged

    CMT Blog: More About Dierks Bentley on CMT Unplugged

    With a guitar strapped to his chest and some likeable scruff accompanying his pearly white, Southern gentlemen grin, Dierks Bentley is the epitome of a classic, country man. Once you’re serenaded by “5-1-5-0,” his hit…

  • Certificate of Obligation Bonds for Jail Okayed

    Walker County Commissioners met for a regular session at the Courthouse Tuesday morning. Commissioners considered an order authorizing the issuance of the Walker County Certificate of Obligation Bonds, Series 2012, in regard to the planned…

  • Golf Ball Drop

    Around 7:15 in the evening at the upcoming Shot in the Dark Golf Tournament at Raven Nest this weekend, there’s a chance to win some great prizes at the Golf Ball Drop. Huntsville & Walker…

  • Richard Linklater’s “Bernie” Movie Tonight

    Richard Linklater, an Oscar nominated director returns to Huntsville today to showcase his most recent film “Bernie.” The screening will be at the J. Philip Gibbs, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, Old Towne Theatre,…

  • Ag Program on Native Grass Pastures Planned

    There will be a Native Grass Pastures Establishment and Management Program at the Extension Office on on Tam Road Thursday at 6 PM. With the popularity of wildlife management in our area and the cost…

  • OFFSTAGE: Radio Spins + Miranda Lambert Tweets = New Artist Love

    OFFSTAGE: Radio Spins + Miranda Lambert Tweets = New Artist Love

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Everyone always talks about discovering music in cool new hip and high-tech ways.…

  • Around the Web: Tim McGraw Opts for a Scaled Down Operation

    Around the Web: Tim McGraw Opts for a Scaled Down Operation

    Tim McGraw believes in the little label that could. Lee Brice sings for his supper at a Texas steakhouse. Clay Walker and Jerrod Niemann strum Chords of Hope. Old Crow Medicine Show has some new…

  • Kenny Chesney Continues Partnership with Costa Sunglasses

    Kenny Chesney Continues Partnership with Costa Sunglasses

    Kenny Chesney photo courtesy of Sony Music Nashville. Kenny Chesney has continued his partnership with Costa with five new limited edition sunglasses. A portion of the proceeds from sales will continue to benefit the Coastal…

  • Doc Watson, Legendary Acoustic Guitarist and Singer, Dies at Age 89

    Doc Watson, Legendary Acoustic Guitarist and Singer, Dies at Age 89

    Doc Watson, the Grammy-winning flatpicking guitarist, died Tuesday (May 29) in Winston-Salem, N.C., following a brief illness. He was 89. Watson was slightly injured on May 21 when he fell at his home in Deep…

  • SHSU Bearkat Baseball 01 (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    BASEBALL: Kats Focusing on Friday Date w/ Razorbacks

    With Sam Houston State’s first at-large bid assured in the 2012 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship, the Bearkats now turn their attention to the Arkansas Razorbacks.

    The Bearkats are making their seventh NCAA regional appearance, but in 1996, 2007, 2008 and 2009 Sam Houston earned its way into the event with a Southland post-season tournament title…