Articles Posted June 2012

  • OFFSTAGE: New Faith Hill Music Available Now

    OFFSTAGE: New Faith Hill Music Available Now

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Sometimes when you’re waiting for an artist to release some long-overdue music, you’ll…

  • OFFSTAGE: Brad Paisley and His 35,000 Classy Fans

    OFFSTAGE: Brad Paisley and His 35,000 Classy Fans

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) This is what I like to think of as the Brad Paisley Effect.…

  • SHSU Bearkat Baseball (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    BASEBALL: Azar Named ABCA All-Region

    Sam Houston State designated hitter Anthony Azar has earned a postseason recognition this week by being named to the ABCA All-South Central Region Team as a first team selection.

    Azar led the Bearkats in 2012 with a .354 batting average. The sophomore from The Woodlands also had a team high three home runs, 38 RBI, 10 doubles and a .402 on base percentage. He had an OPS of .899 which was also tops on the club…

  • County Building Burglarized

    An overnight burglary of two county buildings in New Waverly between last Thursday afternoon and Friday morning is being investigated by the Walker County Sheriff’s Office. The Precinct #4 Commissioners’ Road & Bridge barn and…

  • OFFSTAGE: Lauren Alaina Takes Gyspy Soules to the Beach

    OFFSTAGE: Lauren Alaina Takes Gyspy Soules to the Beach

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Before you look inside Lauren Alaina’s beach bag, you may want to spend…

  • TDCJ Director of Public Information Michelle Lyons Resigns

    Former director for public information for TDCJ, Michelle Lyons, has resigned and filed a suit against TDCJ. Lyons filed suit against the agency claiming gender discrimination following her demotion from director of public information to…

  • SHSU Biologists Honored

    SHSU Associate Director of Communications, Julia May, tells us that two of SHSU’s professors have been selected as exemplary biologists for participation in the research residency of the American Society for Microbiology’s Biology Scholars program…

  • SHSU Summer Renovation Underway

    We talked with SHSU President Dr. Dana Gibson on “Around Town” this past weekend. The campus is constantly under renovation and improvement. She filled us in on what’s underway . . . .  

  • Hunter Education Class Scheduled

    A Hunter Education Class for Huntsville, Madison County, and nearby counties is coming up at the Madison County Gun and Archery Range, east of Madisonville. The class starts on the evening of June 15th, Friday,…

  • HOT DISH: Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton Have Lots to Celebrate Lately

    HOT DISH: Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton Have Lots to Celebrate Lately

    (CMT Hot Dish is a weekly feature written by veteran columnist Hazel Smith. Author of the cookbook, Hazel’s Hot Dish: Cookin’ With Country Stars, she also hosts CMT’s Southern Fried Flicks With Hazel Smith and…