Articles Posted July 2012

  • OFFSTAGE: American Idol Needs Country Judge

    OFFSTAGE: American Idol Needs Country Judge

    (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 just in from the Most Depressing News Ever files. Steven Tyler isn’t…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday a 22-year-old man was arrested in the 1000 block of Avenue N for possession of a controlled substance. On Tuesday’s night shift, in the 1500 block…

  • Senator Cornyn on Eric Holder’s Texas Voter ID Comments

    Closing arguments were set to begin in federal court in Washington this morning at a trial which will decide the legality of the Texas voter ID law. A three-judge panel will determine whether the law…

  • Main Street Program Planning Music Event this Fall

    Huntsville’s Main Street program is already looking forward to events for the fall. We talked with Main Street Coordinator Kim McCauliffe . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/KIMMAINST7-12-12.mp3|titles=KIMMAINST7-12-12] For more info, on the web go to huntsvillemainstreet.com.

  • New Display on Dogs at Texas Prison Museum

    Texas Prison Museum director Jim Willett will be our guest on “Around Town” this Sunday. Jim tells us one of the new exhibits at the museum is on dogs. One new display is on the…

  • OFFSTAGE: Is Lady Antebellum Partly Irish?

    OFFSTAGE: Is Lady Antebellum Partly Irish?

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) The girls in Dublin want to know: Is Lady Antebellum‘s Charles Kelley a…

  • NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Want Country Music Immortality?

    NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Want Country Music Immortality?

    (NASHVILLE SKYLINE is a column by CMT/CMT.com Editorial Director Chet Flippo.) How would you like to be immortalized in country music history? Well, you can’t exactly be a Country Music Hall of Famer, but your…

  • OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift’s Look in Three Words

    OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift’s Look in Three Words

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Taylor Swift’s look, right now, in three words, is classic, feminine and retro.…

  • Academy of Country Music Pledges $2.5 Million to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

    Academy of Country Music Pledges $2.5 Million to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

    The Academy of Country Music has pledged $2.5 million to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s Working on a Building: Country Music Lives Here campaign. The capital campaign will help finance the Museum’s…

  • OFFSTAGE: Jake Owen: No Daddy Songs Yet

    OFFSTAGE: Jake Owen: No Daddy Songs Yet

    (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 had a chance to catch up with Jake Owen after his…