Articles Posted January 2013

  • OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban on American Idol‘s New Season of Killer Singers

    OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban on American Idol‘s New Season of Killer Singers

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) As if I wasn’t counting the minutes until Wednesday’s (Jan. 16) premiere of…

  • Around the Web: Kenny Chesney Spreads "Grace"

    Around the Web: Kenny Chesney Spreads "Grace"

    Kenny Chesney sings “Amazing Grace” for Newtown families. Dierks Bentley shares photos from his Locked Reloaded tour rehearsal. Trampled by Turtles will march through their home state for 10th anniversary. Nashville producers reveal the true…

  • OFFSTAGE: Tate Stevens’ Daughter Is a Harry Styles Fan

    OFFSTAGE: Tate Stevens’ Daughter Is a Harry Styles Fan

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) There’s been a lot of talk about pop boy band One Direction’s Harry…

  • Courthouse Plaza Project in Need of Funds

    Monday, Walker County Commissioners’ Court discussed a  project going on where they are trying to improve the Courthouse Plaza in front of the bottom floor of the courthouse.  It will help in overcrowding for those…

  • Winter Fire Safety Tips

    New Waverly Firefighter and Public Information Officer Jimmy Williams expresses his concern that, along with December, January and February are peak months for house fires . . . . FIRESAFE1-14-13 Williams said the reason they…

  • Jail Upate from Captain Steve Fisher

    At Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday, Jail Administrator Captain Steve Fisher gave an update on work underway in regard to the new Walker County Jail . . . . JAIL#1-1-14-13 Captain Fisher passed along that…

  • Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster Meeting Today

    The first meeting to form the “Walker County Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster” is scheduled for this afternoon. The meeting will be held at the Walker County Storm Shelter on Highway 75 North at 5:30.…

  • Texas Forest Service Employees Return Home From New York

    A contingent of Texas A&M Forest Service emergency responders will return home Wednesday, January 16th, after a three-week assignment assisting residents affected by Hurricane Sandy in New York. The employees are part of the 39-member…

  • Kris Kristofferson Lives and Writes Without Regret

    Kris Kristofferson Lives and Writes Without Regret

    The title track from Kris Kristofferson‘s excellent new album, Feeling Mortal, delivers a perfect summation. “Here today and gone tomorrow is the way it’s gotta be/With an empty blue horizon for as far as I…

  • Local Apartment Shooting Update

    At approximately 4:20 p.m. on Sunday, January 13th, Huntsville Police Officers responded to a shooting call at a local apartment complex located in the 2400 block of Montgomery Road. Upon investigation, officers determined that an…