Articles Posted in 2013

  • Kenny Chesney: CMT Hot 20 Countdown Interview (Part One)

    Kenny Chesney: CMT Hot 20 Countdown Interview (Part One)

    For Kenny Chesney’s new album Life on a Rock, the stadium-filling, island-hopping country superstar forced himself to unplug from his hectic life. Slowly, songs began to form. “I think that it’s really easy to let…

  • SHSU Alumni Association “Astros Night” Taking Reservations

    The Sam Houston State University Alumni Association will step up to the plate on June 5th to give students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends the opportunity to network while watching the Houston Astros in action.…

  • CMT Music Awards: Eric Church, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert Lead Nominees

    CMT Music Awards: Eric Church, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert Lead Nominees

    Eric Church, Luke Bryan and Miranda Lambert grabbed four nominations each to lead the field of nominees at the 2013 CMT Music Awards. The nominations were announced Monday (May 6), and fan voting is underway…

  • The Band Perry Bring Polished Show to Billy Bob’s Texas

    The Band Perry Bring Polished Show to Billy Bob’s Texas

    FORT WORTH, Texas — Within the last few years, The Band Perry has evolved from a promising new band into one of the most entertaining groups on the current country scene. That much was clear…

  • SPORTS SHORTS

    MONDAY SPORTS SHORTS 05/06/13

    THE SAM HOUSTON BEARKAT BASEBALL TEAM HAS TAKEN CONTROL OF THE SOUTHLAND CONFERERENCE RACE FOR THE REGULAR-SEASON CHAMPIONSHIP. THE KATS TOOK A 12-2 RUN-RULE VICTORY OVER NICHOLLS STATE SUNDAY AT DON SANDERS STADIUM TO COMPLETE…

  • OFFSTAGE: Brantley Gilbert and Jana Kramer’s Fighting Duet

    OFFSTAGE: Brantley Gilbert and Jana Kramer’s Fighting Duet

    (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 and when Brantley Gilbert and Jana Kramer record their first duet together,…

  • 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…