Articles Posted June 2012

  • Cory Branan Unleashes New Album, Mutt

    Cory Branan Unleashes New Album, Mutt

    Country-rocker Cory Branan has always lived near music — from his hometown of Memphis to Austin, Brooklyn and Los Angeles. He’s settled in Nashville now, though, and says it’s the perfect place for a touring…

  • OFFSTAGE: Kenny Chesney’s Pet Project

    OFFSTAGE: Kenny Chesney’s Pet Project

    (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’m so glad Kenny Chesney got a goldendoodle. Mostly because this one goldendoodle,…

  • Alan Jackson’s Thirty Miles West Debuts at No. 1

    Alan Jackson’s Thirty Miles West Debuts at No. 1

    Alan Jackson’s 2012 CD, Thirty Miles West. Photo courtesy of ACR/EMI Records Nashville. Alan Jackson’s new album, Thirty Miles West, debuted at the top of Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart, making it Alan’s 13th release…

  • Top 20 Dads in Country Music

    Top 20 Dads in Country Music

    Father’s Day is this Sunday and country music is full of great dads! Here is our list, in no particular order, of  the Top 20 Dads in country music. If you don’t see your favorite…

  • OFFSTAGE: Luke Bryan on Phillip Phillips’ "Distinct Style"

    OFFSTAGE: Luke Bryan on Phillip Phillips’ "Distinct Style"

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) American Idol winner Phillip Phillips had a really rough time last week. He…

  • Around the Web: Toby Keith Goes Undercover

    Around the Web: Toby Keith Goes Undercover

    Toby Keith tracks down the Incognito Bandito for a charity concert. Sara Evans will sing the national anthem at game two of the NBA finals. Julianne Hough got a workout playing a stripper in her…

  • Police News

    Police News

    Looking at police news over the past couple of days, on Monday’s day shift police were dispatched to the location of an unattended death in the 200 block of Sam Houston. In the 2600 block…

  • Independence Celebration Scheduled for June 30th

    Program Assistant Kim Barnes invites you to join City of Huntsville Recreation Services as they celebrate the 4th of July on Saturday, June 30th, at Kate Barr Ross Park . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/FOURTHCEL6-13-12.mp3|titles=FOURTHCEL6-13-12] For…

  • HEARTS Museum Breaks Ground for Vietnam Memorial Bridges

    Wednesday, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for two new Vietnam Memorial bridges at the HEARTS Veterans Museum. Museum director Richie Harris said construction of the bridges should be completed in around 3 months. For donation…

  • HVAC Replacement Approved for D-A’s Building

    With summer here, not only is the Courthouse air conditioning system to be improved–they’ll be working on the District Attorney’s office building, as well. This week, Walker County Commissioner’s Court considered a bid for HVAC…