Articles Posted in the News Category

  • What Is and Isn’t "Real" Country Music

    What Is and Isn’t "Real" Country Music

    Don’t you miss the way country music used to sound before it lost its soul? You know, back when Shania Twain and Toby Keith ruled the charts? Or Garth Brooks and Reba McEntire? Alabama and…

  • OFFSTAGE: Eight Makeup Secrets for CMT Music Awards

    OFFSTAGE: Eight Makeup Secrets for CMT Music Awards

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) It’s almost time for all the country stars to hit the red carpet…

  • Darius Rucker Boasts Top Album and Song

    Darius Rucker Boasts Top Album and Song

    Darius, your wagon wheel has been well and truly rocked. This week, Darius Rucker’s music sits atop both Billboard‘s country albums and country airplay charts. His album, True Believers, debuted at No. 1 — on…

  • OFFSTAGE: Little Big Town Are Not Living Out a Sad Song

    OFFSTAGE: Little Big Town Are Not Living Out a Sad Song

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Let’s all wish Little Big Town’s Jimi Westbrook and Karen Fairchild a very…

  • HISD Sports Turf Project Underway

    If you’ve noticed a lot of dirt being moved around near the Huntsville High School–it’s all good, and it’s all about improvement. We talked with HISD Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson . . . . HISDDIRTPRO5-30-13…

  • Shot in the Dark Golf Tournament Today

    Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Events & Communications Manager Laura Green informs us that the 10th Annual Shot in the Dark Golf Tournament is today at Raven Nest Golf Club . . . . SHOTINDARK5-30-13

  • OFFSTAGE: The Emotional Highs of Being a Tim McGraw Protégé

    OFFSTAGE: The Emotional Highs of Being a Tim McGraw Protégé

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Oh, to be 18 and have Tim McGraw steering your career. That’s the…

  • Crime Stoppers Report

    Crime Stoppers reports these crimes– A mobile home on Wire Road was broken into between Wednesday, May 15th, and the 16th.  Items stolen include electronic games, tablets, a piggy bank, currency, and a check book.…

  • SHSU Benefactor Fred Pirkle to Be Honored

    Tomorrow night, SHSU alumnus and benefactor Fred Pirkle will be honored during the annual Shotgun Fred Pirkle Remembrance Celebration. Pirkle pledged the biggest gift ever, $25 million, to the university shortly before he died in…

  • Hay Production Class Scheduled

    Walker County Texas AgriLife Extension Agent Reg Leppley tells us that a hay production class is coming up June 4th at 6:30 PM at the Walker County Extension Office …. HAYPROD5-30-13 The registration fee is…