Articles Posted in the News Category

  • OFFSTAGE: Jennifer Nettles Shares Baby Photo

    OFFSTAGE: Jennifer Nettles Shares Baby Photo

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) I’ve been waiting — pretty impatiently, I have to say — to see…

  • X Factor‘s Tate Stevens Faced Avalanche of Success

    X Factor‘s Tate Stevens Faced Avalanche of Success

    Tate Stevens is no newcomer to the music business. He’s been performing for years. But from the moment he won first place in the 2012 edition of The X Factor, he’s experienced the business on…

  • HISD Bond Election Fails to Pass

    HISD’s $65 million dollar bond issue failed to pass when all the votes were tallied Saturday night. The final vote total showed 2,726 voters “against” and 1,630 “for.” At HISD’s Hawkins Administration building Saturday night,…

  • John Ray Falk, Jr. to Be Tried in Brazos County Again

    June 25th, 46-year-old TDCJ prison inmate John Ray Falk, Jr., accused of being a party to capital murder in the 2007 death of TDCJ correctional officer Susan Canfield, will return to the Brazos County Courthouse…

  • TDCJ Fallen Officer Memorial Service

    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice held a Memorial Service for Fallen Officers at the HEARTS Veterans Center Complex Friday. They performed the annual exercises of remembrance like the Lighting of the Memorial Candle, the…

  • County Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet in a regular session at nine this morning at the courthouse. This morning’s “Consent Agenda” includes the awarding of a bid to Legacy Builders for the Courthouse Beautification Project for…

  • Firefighter Jimmy Williams Comments on Coverage of Wildfires

    We talked with Walker County Firefighter Association President Jimmy Williams recently. We asked him about how coverage of wildfires had improved over the past couple of years . . . . WILDFIRE5-9-13

  • Performers Announced for CMT Music Awards

    Performers Announced for CMT Music Awards

    Hunter Hayes, Little Big Town, Luke Bryan, the Pistol Annies and Taylor Swift are on the initial list of artists scheduled to perform at the 2013 CMT Music Awards. Hosted by Jason Aldean and actress…

  • HOT DISH: George Jones Tribute Concert: The Show Will Go On

    HOT DISH: George Jones Tribute Concert: The Show Will Go On

    (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: Taylor Swift Visits New Girl

    OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift Visits New Girl

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) The hit TV show New Girl is literally bringing in a new girl…