Articles Posted January 2013

  • OFFSTAGE: The Mom Perry Styles Her Kids, The Band Perry

    OFFSTAGE: The Mom Perry Styles Her Kids, The Band Perry

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) If your mother still dresses you past the age of, say, 12, that…

  • OFFSTAGE: Lucy Hale Counting on Country Loyalty

    OFFSTAGE: Lucy Hale Counting on Country Loyalty

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Lucy Hale hasn’t even finished her country album yet. But once she does,…

  • Kris Kristofferson Still Lives for the Song

    Kris Kristofferson Still Lives for the Song

    Dressed in an unassuming all-black ensemble consisting of a buttoned-down shirt and jeans, legendary singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson previewed new music from his latest album Feeling Mortal and fielded fan questions during a Sirius XM broadcast…

  • Florida Georgia Line Celebrate First No. 1

    Florida Georgia Line Celebrate First No. 1

    “We really shouldn’t be here,” Tim Fink declared as he kicked off a party celebrating Florida Georgia Line‘s hit song “Cruise” Tuesday afternoon (Jan. 29) at the Country Music Association building in Nashville. Fink, who…

  • OFFSTAGE: Sobriety Becomes Tim McGraw

    OFFSTAGE: Sobriety Becomes Tim McGraw

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Tim McGraw has been clean and sober for five years. And don’t you…

  • Around the Web: Johnny Cash Earns Stamp of Approval

    Around the Web: Johnny Cash Earns Stamp of Approval

    Johnny Cash gets memorialized with his own postage stamp. Blake Shelton plans to perform at Kelly Clarkson’s wedding. Miranda Lambert launches a project to feed needy pets. Steve Earle previews “Calico County” from his new…

  • OFFSTAGE: Miranda Lambert Gives Dierks Bentley a Tour Gift

    OFFSTAGE: Miranda Lambert Gives Dierks Bentley a Tour Gift

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) No red Solo cups for these two. Miranda Lambert recently gifted Dierks Bentley…

  • Commissioners Discuss Proposed Redistricting Maps

    At this week’s Commissioners’ Court regular session, Commissioners discussed proposed redistricting maps for Walker County. Planning and Development Director Andy Isbell explains . . . . REDISTRICT1-29-13

  • County Featuring Advice on Dead Trees on Website

    An article now on the Walker County website covers issues arising from dead trees. In the article, “Texas A&M Forest Service is encouraging homeowners and landowners to remove fire-and-drought-killed trees that are within falling distance…

  • “Managing Your Money” Class Coming Up

    The Huntsville Public Library will partner with Sam Houston State University this Thursday to offer a “Managing Your Money” class on saving and investing. The presentation will be led by Dr. Paula Tripp and will…