Articles Posted March 2013

  • Teacher Job Fair at SHSU

    Mark your calendars. More than 90 schools and school districts will be talking to potential educators on Wednesday, March 20th, during the Spring Teacher Job Fair. The fair will be held from 9 a.m. to…

  • NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Uncle Willie Is About to Bust 80

    NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Uncle Willie Is About to Bust 80

    (NASHVILLE SKYLINE is a column by CMT/CMT.com Editorial Director Chet Flippo.) What has Willie Nelson not done in his almost 80 years on this earth? Well, he has not recorded a polka album, a zydeco…

  • OFFSTAGE: Vintage Kenny Chesney Song Feels Brand New

    OFFSTAGE: Vintage Kenny Chesney Song Feels Brand New

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) So, there’s this song called “Lindy” on Kenny Chesney‘s upcoming album, Life on…

  • OFFSTAGE: Jake Owen: Free of Toxins, Ready to Go

    OFFSTAGE: Jake Owen: Free of Toxins, Ready to Go

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) You can call this a juice fast or a detoxification program. Jake Owen…

  • Ashley Monroe Brings Country to MTV/VH1/CMT Showcase at SXSW

    Ashley Monroe Brings Country to MTV/VH1/CMT Showcase at SXSW

    Ashley Monroe backed up the critical acclaim of her new solo album, Like a Rose, with a performance at MTV/VH1/CMT Present: Live in Austin, a showcase at the South by Southwest music conference. The Tennessee…

  • Vatican Presents New Pope

    Catholics have a new pope. He is Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina . . . . NEWPOPE3-13-13 The 76-year-old is the first Jesuit pope. The new leader of 1.2 billion Catholics is the church’s 266th…

  • Luke Bryan Energizes Fans With Spring Break Show in Florida

    Luke Bryan Energizes Fans With Spring Break Show in Florida

    PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. — When sunshine and warmer weather take over and thousands of degree-seeking twentysomethings invade the beaches of Panama City, Luke Bryan must surely be in the vicinity. Bryan’s connection with the…

  • OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Won’t Be Judging The X Factor

    OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Won’t Be Judging The X Factor

    (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 not that Simon Cowell wouldn’t love to have Carrie Underwood on his…

  • OFFSTAGE: From "Piece of Wood" to "1994"

    OFFSTAGE: From "Piece of Wood" to "1994"

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Songs like Jason Aldean‘s “1994″ don’t just happen overnight. They usually come from…

  • City Charter Review Committee Meets

    The 2013 City Charter Review Committee got together last night to discuss various issues covered in the document. Issues discussed included length of councilmember terms, accepting citizen input, municipal boundaries, and councilmembers’ roles in personnel…