Articles Posted January 2013

  • Cowboy Jack Clement Honored by Stars at Benefit Concert

    Cowboy Jack Clement Honored by Stars at Benefit Concert

    “If you never chase fashion, you’ll never go out of style,” said author Peter Guralnick as he described Cowboy Jack Clement, a legendary producer, songwriter and creative oddball for more than 60 years. Indeed, that…

  • Around the Web: Tim McGraw Works Hard for His Six-Pack

    Around the Web: Tim McGraw Works Hard for His Six-Pack

    Tim McGraw shares his intense tour training routine. Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott plans to tour while pregnant. Kenny Chesney’s new album to be released on April 30. Jewel duets with Kelly Clarkson on “Foolish Games.”…

  • Last of the Andrews Sisters Singing Trio Dead at 94

    Last of the Andrews Sisters Singing Trio Dead at 94

    Patty Andrews, the last of the Andrews Sisters singing trio — one the most popular recording acts of the 1940s — died at her home in California Wednesday (Jan. 30) at the age of 94.…

  • OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton Will Be Veteran’s First Handshake

    OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton Will Be Veteran’s First Handshake

    (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 already knew I loved Army Sgt. Brendan Marrocco because his attitude after…

  • Joint Workshop at HISD’s Hawkins Administration Building Tonight

    HISD will host a joint workshop between the HISD Board of Trustees, the City Council, and County Commissioners tonight at 6 in the Hawkins Administration Building Boardroom. The topics of discussion will be HISD’s Long…

  • SHSU Receives Recognition for Online Education Programs

    SHSU Manager of Communications Jennifer Gauntt informs us that the university has again achieved high marks in U-S News & World Reports annual rankings of online education programs . . . . shsuonlin1-30-13

  • Jail Construction Update

    At the beginning of the week in court, Walker County Commissioners heard an update on how the County’s $20 million dollar jail project is coming along from Jail Project Manager Eddie Smith. By Monday, the…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news on Sunday’s day shift, in the 1300 block of Utility Road unknown suspects entered a residence and stole items. In the 100 block of Dee lane, a known suspect committed sexual…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Future Budget

    Because of the recent “No Pay-No Budget” proposal in Washington, at least some kind of budget may be on the horizon. We talked with Congressman Kevin Brady recently about the issue . . . .…

  • NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Remembering the Great Duane Allman

    NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Remembering the Great Duane Allman

    (NASHVILLE SKYLINE is a column by CMT/CMT.com Editorial Director Chet Flippo.) I don’t know of any modern musician who was more naturally tuned in to the musical cosmos than was Duane Allman. Unless it was…