Articles Posted July 2012

  • OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert: Young World-Changers

    OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert: Young World-Changers

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) When I read that Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton and Miley Cyrus…

  • Southland TV

    FOOTBALL: 3 Bearkat Games to be Televised

    Three Sam Houston State football games will be televised during the 2012 season as part of the Southland Conference Television Network fall schedule announced Wednesday by the league office…

  • OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban Defines Shine Blockers

    OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban Defines Shine Blockers

    (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 always wish I’d had more mentors, better mentors, wiser mentors, people who…

  • OFFSTAGE: Tim McGraw Goes With Caution and Confidence

    OFFSTAGE: Tim McGraw Goes With Caution and Confidence

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) You’d think Tim McGraw would be all confidence and no caution after all…

  • SHSU Research Park Efforts Updated at Council Meeting

    At Tuesday’s session of the Huntsville City Council, the efforts regarding the choice of a site for a proposed SHSU research park were discussed. Interim City Manager Chuck Pinto said they are looking at information…

  • Commissioners Approve Amendment to Marsh Darcy Consultant Contract

    At Monday’s special session of Walker County Commissioners, Commissioners discussed amending a contract with the Marsh Darcy consulting firm in an amount not over $2,500 dollars for professional services in regard to a tax abatement…

  • Mayor Woodward Update on City Manager Search

    At Tuesday evening’s session of the Huntsville City Council, Mayor Mac Woodward reported that last Monday and Tuesday representatives of the SGR personnel search firm were in Huntsville. He said they got together with the…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on last Friday’s night shift a gas drive-off was reported in the 2300 block of Sam Houston Avenue. In the 2600 block of Montgomery Road, an unknown person damaged a person’s…

  • Book Underway on Captain Joe Byrd Cemetery

    A book on part of the history of the Huntsville area is underway by an SHSU graduate who is now a professor at Indiana State University. SHSU Criminal Justice Public Relations Officer Beth Kuhles has…

  • Kitty Wells Remembered by Loretta Lynn and Others

    Kitty Wells Remembered by Loretta Lynn and Others

    Kitty Wells, who reigned for decades as the Queen of Country Music, is being remembered by many women in country music who were empowered by her pioneering career. Wells died Monday (July 16) at her…