Articles Posted July 2012

  • OFFSTAGE: When Lady A Travels, Womanista Tags Along

    OFFSTAGE: When Lady A Travels, Womanista Tags Along

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Lady Antebellum’s excellent European adventure starts next week in Dublin. From there, they’ll…

  • OFFSTAGE: The Band Perry: Artistic Inside and Out

    OFFSTAGE: The Band Perry: Artistic Inside and Out

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) It’s pretty obvious by now that The Band Perry are on track for…

  • City Council Discusses Annexation Hearing Dates

    At Tuesday evening’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, there was much discussion from councilmembers and citizens over setting annexation hearing dates for discussion of SHSU’s planned research park. The research park is planned…

  • Walker County Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this morning at nine at the Courthouse. Planning and Development Director Andy Isbell will update Commissioners on the Assistance to Firefighters grant application. Commissioners will also…

  • Conroe Man Indicted for Improper Photography

    A 31-year-old Conroe man, Christopher Alexander Clark, was indicted by a Walker County grand jury Thursday on a single count of improper photography or visual recording. The indictment says Clark put a smartphone, with an…

  • City Accepting General Ballot Applications July 21st

    City of Huntsville Deputy City Secretary Kristin Edwards informs us that applications for a place on the City of Huntsville general election ballot will be accepted beginning Saturday, July 21st . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/GENBALLOT7-3-12.mp3|titles=GENBALLOT7-3-12]

  • Recycling in Area #5 Begins Today

    City of Huntsville Assistant Solid Waste Superintendent Jenine Dean reminds us that curbside recycling in Area 5 begins today . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/RECYCLING7-3-12.mp3|titles=RECYCLING7-3-12]

  • GAC Album Review: Zac Brown Band’s Uncaged

    GAC Album Review: Zac Brown Band’s Uncaged

    Zac Brown Band’s 2012 CD, Uncaged. A self-described “country-Southern rock-bluegrass-reggae-jam record,” as Zac Brown told the Associated Press earlier this year, ZBB’s third major label album ventures into excitingly unchartered territory as the band takes…

  • Josh Thompson is July’s NRA Country Artist of the Month

    Josh Thompson is July’s NRA Country Artist of the Month

    Josh Thompson photo courtesy of Monarch Publicity. Josh Thompson has been named the NRA Country Artist of the Month for July. Josh joins a list of artists that includes Rodney Atkins, Craig Morgan, Justin Moore,…

  • Kenny Chesney Receives Six for Six Plaque from Pittsburgh Steelers Owners

    Kenny Chesney Receives Six for Six Plaque from Pittsburgh Steelers Owners

    Kenny Chesney photo courtesy of Sony Music Nashville. Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw’s Brothers of the Sun Tour played for a sellout crowd of more than 53,000 in Pittsburgh over the weekend. This marked Kenny’s…