Articles Posted May 2013

  • OFFSTAGE: Little Big Town Are Not Living Out a Sad Song

    OFFSTAGE: Little Big Town Are Not Living Out a Sad Song

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Let’s all wish Little Big Town’s Jimi Westbrook and Karen Fairchild a very…

  • HISD Sports Turf Project Underway

    If you’ve noticed a lot of dirt being moved around near the Huntsville High School–it’s all good, and it’s all about improvement. We talked with HISD Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson . . . . HISDDIRTPRO5-30-13…

  • Shot in the Dark Golf Tournament Today

    Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Events & Communications Manager Laura Green informs us that the 10th Annual Shot in the Dark Golf Tournament is today at Raven Nest Golf Club . . . . SHOTINDARK5-30-13

  • OFFSTAGE: The Emotional Highs of Being a Tim McGraw Protégé

    OFFSTAGE: The Emotional Highs of Being a Tim McGraw Protégé

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Oh, to be 18 and have Tim McGraw steering your career. That’s the…

  • Crime Stoppers Report

    Crime Stoppers reports these crimes– A mobile home on Wire Road was broken into between Wednesday, May 15th, and the 16th.  Items stolen include electronic games, tablets, a piggy bank, currency, and a check book.…

  • SHSU Benefactor Fred Pirkle to Be Honored

    Tomorrow night, SHSU alumnus and benefactor Fred Pirkle will be honored during the annual Shotgun Fred Pirkle Remembrance Celebration. Pirkle pledged the biggest gift ever, $25 million, to the university shortly before he died in…

  • Hay Production Class Scheduled

    Walker County Texas AgriLife Extension Agent Reg Leppley tells us that a hay production class is coming up June 4th at 6:30 PM at the Walker County Extension Office …. HAYPROD5-30-13 The registration fee is…

  • Jana Kramer Talks Two "Crazy" CMT Music Award Nominations

    Jana Kramer Talks Two "Crazy" CMT Music Award Nominations

    As the final nominees were announced for the 2013 CMT Music Awards, singer-songwriter Jana Kramer was relaxing by the pool. Checking her Twitter feed, she discovered she had been nominated in two categories — one…

  • OFFSTAGE: There Ain’t Enough Songs Like Dierks Bentley’s

    OFFSTAGE: There Ain’t Enough Songs Like Dierks Bentley’s

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) The chorus of Dierks Bentley’s new song “Bourbon In Kentucky,” a track from…

  • OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Weighs In With 2,600 Pounds of Confetti

    OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Weighs In With 2,600 Pounds of Confetti

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) This is the number that struck me the most about Carrie Underwood‘s tour:…