Articles Posted in 2013

  • Wounded Warriors Banquet Keynote Speaker Chosen

    The keynote speaker for the Wounded Warriors Banquet in Huntsville on January 17th has been announced.  He is 29-year-Army-veteran, Purple Heart recipient, and veterans advocate Colonel David W. Sutherland. Col. Sutherland, who has served in…

  • Governor Perry Declares January Crime Stoppers Month

    Governor Rick Perry has declared January Crime Stoppers’ month in Texas. Since they began in 1976, Crime Stoppers programs have empowered citizens across our state to take a stand against crime. These programs bring together…

  • SHSU Active-Shooter Training Exercise Begins Monday

    SHSU Police Department Deputy Chief James Fitch informs us that beginning Monday active shooter training exercises will include the University Police Department, the Office of Inspector General, the Huntsville Police Department, and the Walker County…

  • OFFSTAGE: Toby Keith Visits Sea World

    OFFSTAGE: Toby Keith Visits Sea World

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Toby Keith‘s “Red Solo Cup” was one of the biggest songs of 2012.…

  • NASHVILLE SKYLINE: What Do You Know?

    NASHVILLE SKYLINE: What Do You Know?

    (NASHVILLE SKYLINE is a column by CMT/CMT.com Editorial Director Chet Flippo.) I was throwing this idea around the other day with a couple of comrades from the ultra-secret Country Music Identity Committee, and we came…

  • OFFSTAGE: Julianne Hough Reveals Childhood Abuse

    OFFSTAGE: Julianne Hough Reveals Childhood Abuse

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Julianne Hough, who had a country hit with “That Song in My Head”…

  • OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Sells Her Post-Idol House

    OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Sells Her Post-Idol House

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) They say location is everything when it comes to real estate. But I…

  • Around the Web: Dierks Bentley Breaks the Ice

    Around the Web: Dierks Bentley Breaks the Ice

    Dierks Bentley continues his yearly winter lake jump tradition. Dwight Yoakam shimmies and shakes on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. The Avett Brothers’ Seth Avett recalls his childhood meeting with Doc Watson. Andrew Combs…

  • HHS Student Dies as a Result of Injuries from Accident Last Month

    Seventeen-year-old Huntsville High School student Jami LeAnn Chatham passed away at Memorial Hermann Medical Center in Houston on New Year’s day as a result of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle accident a month ago in…

  • Big Fan Send-off for Bearkats-More Events Planned Friday

    An enthusiastic crowd of Bearkat fans lined Sam Houston Avenue Wednesday afternoon to send the team to Frisco to take on North Dakota State this weekend . . . . PEPRALLY#1-1-3-13 There are several events…