Articles Posted May 2013

  • OFFSTAGE: Kellie Pickler Knows How to Nail the Cha-Cha

    OFFSTAGE: Kellie Pickler Knows How to Nail the Cha-Cha

    (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 matter how crazy life gets, I get to go home to a…

  • OFFSTAGE: Nashville Scandals, Sex Tapes and Suicides

    OFFSTAGE: Nashville Scandals, Sex Tapes and Suicides

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Well, I certainly didn’t see this coming. And by this, I mean the…

  • Miranda Lambert Grabs O Music Awards Nomination

    Miranda Lambert Grabs O Music Awards Nomination

    Miranda Lambert grabbed a nomination Thursday (May 16) when MTV, VH1 and CMT announced the categories and nominees for the fourth cycle of its O Music Awards. The winners will be announced during a 24-hour…

  • Sheriff’s Office Conducts Drug Bust

    Following a lengthy undercover narcotics investigation, the Walker County Sheriff’s Office obtained a search warrant which was executed on May 14th for a residence located in the 40 block of Cyntolyn in Walker County. Upon…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meets Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will get together for a regular meeting at six this evening at the Huntsville High School. Tonight the board will recognize the accomplisments of various students and staff. Tonight’s “Consent…

  • Cop Killer Executed at Walls Unit

    Thirty-seven-year-old Jefferey Demond Williams, convicted of killing a Houston police officer in 1999, was executed at the Walls Unit Wednesday. Williams shot and killed 39-year-old police officer Troy Blando while he was trying to handcuff…

  • SAAFE House Crawfest Coming in June

    The SAAFE House 8th Annual Crawfest will be held Thursday, June 13th, at the Walker County Fairground from 6 to 10 PM. There will be great food, live music, and a silent auction. They welcome…

  • SPORTS SHORTS

    THURSDAY SPORTS SHORTS 05/16/13

    ANOTHER SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE REGULAR-SEASON TITLE COULD BE IN THE STARS FOR THE SHSU BEARKAT BASEBALL TEAM. THE KATS WILL HOST CENTRAL ARKANSAS IN A 3-GAME SET BEGINNING TODAY AT DON SANDERS STADIUM. THE BEARKATS HAVE…

  • “Just Between Us” Author-Editors Autograph New Book

    Contributing authors and editors of the book Just Between Us: Stories and Memories from the Texas Pines held a book signing at the Bear Bend Cabin on the grounds of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum…

  • NASHVILLE SKYLINE: LeAnn Rimes Takes a Turn

    NASHVILLE SKYLINE: LeAnn Rimes Takes a Turn

    (NASHVILLE SKYLINE is a column by CMT/CMT.com Editorial Director Chet Flippo.) I first encountered LeAnn Rimes one day in the mid-1990s as one of my first visitors in my new job as Billboard‘s Nashville bureau…