Articles Posted in 2013

  • New Independent Music: Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell and More

    New Independent Music: Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell and More

    This month, quite a few acclaimed Americana musicians have adopted the buddy system. Fans of Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell will be delighted with Old Yellow Moon, their first-ever duets album. They’ve been pals since…

  • New Independent Music: Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell and More

    New Independent Music: Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell and More

    This month, quite a few acclaimed Americana musicians have adopted the buddy system. Fans of Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell will be delighted with Old Yellow Moon, their first-ever duets album. They’ve been pals since…

  • OFFSTAGE: Scott McCreery Calls Keith Urban a Huge Help

    OFFSTAGE: Scott McCreery Calls Keith Urban a Huge Help

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Scotty McCreery would know. He won American Idol in 2011, so who better…

  • OFFSTAGE: Kanye West vs. Taylor Swift, Round Two

    OFFSTAGE: Kanye West vs. Taylor Swift, Round Two

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Congratulations, Kanye West! I heard you and Kim Kardashian are expecting a little…

  • Senior Center in Need of Repairs

    At Commissioners Court Monday morning, Walker County Senior Center Board President Rachel Williford gave a comprehensive presentation of the issues at the center and ways in which those issues can be remedied. After passing along…

  • Madison County Grand Jury Indicts Officer

    In Madison County, a grand jury has indicted 37-year-old Madisonville Police Officer Jeffrey A. Covington on public corruption and narcotics charges in connection with an alleged plan to plant methampthetamine on an innocent person. Covington…

  • Festival Inspiracion Coming Up

    The Festival Inspiracion is coming up in Huntsville. There are a great number of art activities planned in association with the festival. Craft Artist and spokesperson Tamara Chasteen fills us in on some of them…

  • Master Gardener Program Scheduled

    Huntsville Library Adult Services Coordinator Denise Tilson tells us that with spring just around the corner the library is delighted to host the Walker County Master Gardeners once again . . . . MASTGARD2-25-13 Walker…

  • Grass Fire Monday Night

    Walker County Dispatch reports there was a grass fire off 1696 and Scales Ranch Road last night around 7:30. About two acres were burned, and the fire was put out. No injuries were reported.

  • Around the Web: Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw Rake In the Cash

    Around the Web: Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw Rake In the Cash

    Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw lead country’s top money makers in 2012. CMT Hot 20 Countdown poll seeks fans’ opinion on Dixie Chicks. Ashley Monroe deconstructs four songs for a Daytrotter session. Son Volt premiere…