Articles Posted in the News Category

  • George Strait: George Jones Was a "Hero and Friend"

    George Strait: George Jones Was a "Hero and Friend"

    George Strait is not alone in his appreciation of George Jones or the influence he had on countless country singers. “It’s a sad day for me,” Strait said Friday morning (April 26) in an interview…

  • George Jones: Country Stars Reflect on His Legacy

    George Jones: Country Stars Reflect on His Legacy

    “The world may have lost the greatest country singer that ever lived,” Merle Haggard said Friday (April 26) after learning of the death of fellow Country Music Hall of Fame member George Jones. Jones, 81,…

  • George Jones Dead at 81

    George Jones Dead at 81

    George Jones, undisputedly one of the greatest singers in the history of American music, died Friday morning (April 26) at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville at age 81. Jones announced in August 2012 that…

  • First Responders and Others Remembered at Ceremony in Waco

    Thursday, upwards of 10,000 people gathered at Baylor University in Waco to remember first-responders and others killed in the recent West Fertilizer Plant explosion. In speeches–President Barak Obama, Governor Rick Perry, Senator John Cornyn and…

  • Bush Library Dedicated

    The George W. Bush Presidential Library was dedicated Thursday on the Southern Methodist University campus in Dallas. The ceremonies were attended by President Barak Obama and Presidents George H.W. Bush, Jimmy Carter, and Bill Clinton.…

  • Economic Development Coming to Precinct #4

    Precinct #4 Walker County Commissioner Tim Paulsel will be our guest on “Around Town” this weekend. Tim tells us that some economic development is headed for his precinct. He said, “Recently a 13-acre tract of…

  • Richard Cobb Executed in Huntsville Thursday

    Thursday evening, 29-year-old Richard Cobb was executed for the shooting death of one of three people he and a friend abducted in the robbing of a convenience store over a decade ago. Later convicted of…

  • Crime Stoppers Awards Scholarships

    Walker County-Huntsville Crime Stoppers awarded $500 dollar scholarships to two Huntsville High School students Thursday night. The students had to write an essay as well as be interviewed by Crime Stoppers board members. The winners…

  • 10 Prime Hits: Willie Nelson Duets

    10 Prime Hits: Willie Nelson Duets

    Willie Nelson may be the most popular duet partner in country music history. In fact, his first Top 10 hit — 1962′s “Willingly” — was a duet with Shirley Collie, who became his second wife.…

  • OFFSTAGE: Kellie Pickler: Dance, Caffeinate, Sing, Dance

    OFFSTAGE: Kellie Pickler: Dance, Caffeinate, Sing, Dance

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Kellie Pickler — the singer — has three concerts this week. But Kellie…