Articles Posted May 2012

  • Martina McBride, Wine Connoisseur

    Martina McBride, Wine Connoisseur

    Martina McBride photo by Randee St. Nicholas, courtesy of Republic Nashville. Martina McBride isn’t just a power vocalist, she’s also a wine connoisseur. The superstar recently sat down with Wine Enthusiast Magazine to talk about…

  • OFFSTAGE: Martina McBride’s Starting Her Indy Engine

    OFFSTAGE: Martina McBride’s Starting Her Indy Engine

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Martina McBride has a little secret. When she sings the national anthem, like…

  • New Waverly Teacher Charged

    Wednesday, former New Waverly teacher and powerlifting coach Mike Lawrence Carolan was arrested and charged with having an improper relationship with a female student. Carolan was taken into custody by Conroe police and transported to…

  • Memorial Day Service Set for Monday

    This Monday, May 28th, there will be a special Memorial Day Service at the HEARTS Veterans Museum Conference Center. Starting around 6:30, Jan Cole will feature prelude music. HEARTS Veterans Museum Chairman Richie Harris tells…

  • AAA Predicts Holiday Travel Increase

    The American Automobile Association predicts an increase in travel for Americans this Memorial Holiday weekend. They forecast 34.8 million of us will travel 50 miles or more from home during the holiday–that’s an increase of…

  • OFFSTAGE: What Dancing With the Stars Did for Cowboy Troy

    OFFSTAGE: What Dancing With the Stars Did for Cowboy Troy

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) By now, we all know that Green Bay Packers wide receiver Donald Driver…

  • Commissioners’ Jail Workshop Held Thursday

    Walker County Commissioners, Sheriff Clint McRae, Jail Administrator Captain Steve Fisher, and jail project Architect Ken Burns met Thursday morning to discuss approval of the design development of the plans for the Walker County jail…

  • Wildlife Rehabilitation Available

    Now is the time of year of newly born wildlife squirrels, rabbits, raccoons, and fawns. Some may be injured or lost. If you come across native Texas wildlife in need of help, you can call…

  • SHSU Bearkat Baseball 27 (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    BASEBALL: ‘Kats Stay Alive w/ Win Over Cowboys

    A five-run sixth inning sparked by a double by catcher John Hall and home runs by left fielder Luke Plucheck and third baseman Kevin Miller powered Sam Houston to a 7-1 victory over McNeese State in an elimination game on the second day of the 20th annual Southland Conference post-season baseball tournament…

  • NASHVILLE SKYLINE: So What’s All This About Jason Aldean?

    NASHVILLE SKYLINE: So What’s All This About Jason Aldean?

    (NASHVILLE SKYLINE is a column by CMT/CMT.com Editorial Director Chet Flippo.) Some reasons why Jason Aldean is an unlikely superstar: He has not been and likely will not be on the cover of Rolling Stone,…