Articles Posted in the News Category

  • 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…

  • OFFSTAGE: Darius Rucker Didn’t Lead Hootie

    OFFSTAGE: Darius Rucker Didn’t Lead Hootie

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Back when Hootie the Blowfish were the biggest thing in pop music, Darius…

  • Kenny Chesney Crowns Album Charts, Debuts Four New Songs

    Kenny Chesney Crowns Album Charts, Debuts Four New Songs

    This is emphatically Kenny Chesney’s week. Not only does his Life on a Rock top both Billboard‘s country and all-genres charts, he also has four new songs on the country airplay list. By Neilsen SoundScan’s…

  • OFFSTAGE: Kellie Pickler’s Next Step

    OFFSTAGE: Kellie Pickler’s Next Step

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Yes, she is blowing us away with her grace and rhythm on Dancing…

  • OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban Keeps Me Hanging On

    OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban Keeps Me Hanging On

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Ever since the rumors started that American Idol would be getting rid of…

  • Storm Causes Damage in Walker County

    A big storm and a lot of rain came through Walker County last night. Walker County Dispatch reported to us early this morning that Davis Road off of State Highway 30 was closed last night.…