Articles Posted in the News Category

  • OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban Once Fired From Heavy Metal Band

    OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban Once Fired From Heavy Metal Band

    (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 the band Fractured Mirror is still together, I’m sure they are kicking…

  • BMI Celebrates Success of Little Big Town’s "Tornado"

    BMI Celebrates Success of Little Big Town’s "Tornado"

    BMI, the performance rights organization, saluted songwriters Natalie Hemby and Delta Maid Monday (May 6) with a party at its Nashville headquarters for the success of their song, “Tornado,” recorded by Little Big Town. The…

  • Around the Web: Country Stars Call for Votes

    Around the Web: Country Stars Call for Votes

    CMT Music Awards nominees react to the big news. Shania Twain plans extra Las Vegas concerts in the fall. Keith Urban’s We’re All for the Hall concerts raise more than $2 million. Patty Griffin talks…

  • Lady Antebellum, Pistol Annies Lead New Albums

    Lady Antebellum, Pistol Annies Lead New Albums

    Lady Antebellum and the Pistol Annies are just two of the country acts releasing new music on Tuesday (May 7). Up-and-coming singer Craig Campbell, bluegrass duo Dailey Vincent, Americana-influenced songwriter Patty Griffin and the Dixie…

  • OFFSTAGE: Luke Bryan and Miranda Lambert: Stylish Derby Details

    OFFSTAGE: Luke Bryan and Miranda Lambert: Stylish Derby Details

    (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 guess some people bet on the horses during the Kentucky Derby. But…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session at six this evening at City Hall. The council will hear more presentations and proclamations tonight than usual in recognition of a number of conscientious…

  • Fallen Correctional Staff to Be Honored

    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice will honor the service of its correctional staff, and remember all those who have lost their lives in the line of duty with a memorial service scheduled at 10:30…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift Saturday an unknown suspect assaulted a victim in the 3200 block of Elks Drive. On Sunday’s day shift, police investigated a burglary in the 5000 block of…

  • Game Warden Stephen Ingram Comments on “Operation Game Thief”

    Texas Parks & Wildlife Game Warden for Walker County, Stephen Ingram, was our guest this past weekend on “Around Town.” One of the several issues he talked with us about were their efforts to combat…

  • OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton’s Homemade Chew

    OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton’s Homemade Chew

    (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 #BoysRoundHere official video is now available everywhere. This calls for a drink!”…