Articles Posted May 2013

  • Early Voting Continues

    Early voting is underway in the HISD Bond election. The Walker County Annex at 1301 Sam Houston Avenue is open for early voting today and tomorrow, Monday through Tuesday, from 8 AM to 5 PM.…

  • “Relay for Life” Held Friday Evening

    There was a big turnout for the 2013 Relay for Life for Walker County at the Huntsville High School track Friday evening. The event to benefit the American Cancer Society featured 31 teams with over…

  • Vietnam Vets Walkway Dedication Planned

    Mark your calendars. Coming up this Saturday at 11:30 there’s a dedication ceremony for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Walkway at the HEARTS Veterans Museum. HEARTS Museum President Richie Harris tells us more . . .…

  • New Book on Builder Dan Phillips

    SHSU graduate students enrolled in Professor Paul Ruffin’s Editing and Publishing Course in 2011 have written and designed Texas Review Press’s newest publication “Resurrecting Trash: Dan Phillips and the Phoenix Commotion.” The book focuses on…

  • Game Warden Ingram on Boat Safety Requirements

    This time of the year more people head out to our area lakes. We asked Walker County’s Game Warden Stephen Ingram about safety requirements for boats in Texas. . . . BOATSAFE5-2-13  

  • OFFSTAGE: Clara Henningsen Makes an "American Beautiful" Bride

    OFFSTAGE: Clara Henningsen Makes an "American Beautiful" Bride

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) New country trio the Henningsens added one more member to their group this…

  • HOT DISH: George Jones’ Wife Nancy Will Miss Him the Most

    HOT DISH: George Jones’ Wife Nancy Will Miss Him the Most

    (CMT Hot Dish is a weekly feature written by veteran columnist Hazel Smith. Author of the cookbook, Hazel’s Hot Dish: Cookin’ With Country Stars, she also hosts CMT’s Southern Fried Flicks With Hazel Smith and…

  • OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban Guests With Rolling Stones in L.A.

    OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban Guests With Rolling Stones in L.A.

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) In some kind of ultimate game of rock star “would you rather” game,…

  • OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban Guests With Rolling Stones in L.A.

    OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban Guests With Rolling Stones in L.A.

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) In some kind of ultimate game of rock star “would you rather” game,…

  • Albums Chart Reflects George Jones’ Death

    Albums Chart Reflects George Jones’ Death

    The heart-size hole George Jones’ death left in the body of country music is already manifesting itself on the Billboard albums chart. This week, two of his CD compilations make their debut while a third…