Articles Posted in the News Category

  • NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Pistol Annies Hit the Bull’s-Eye

    NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Pistol Annies Hit the Bull’s-Eye

    (NASHVILLE SKYLINE is a column by CMT/CMT.com Editorial Director Chet Flippo.) For many years, music fans, myself included, have wished for a Dixie Chicks renewal and rebirth. That was obviously a false hope, as has…

  • OFFSTAGE: Eric Church’s Beard: For Playoffs or Playing Music?

    OFFSTAGE: Eric Church’s Beard: For Playoffs or Playing Music?

    (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 Stanley Cup play-off season, which means hockey players are growing all kind…

  • OFFSTAGE: Tim McGraw on Taylor Swift’s Poise and Style

    OFFSTAGE: Tim McGraw on Taylor Swift’s Poise and Style

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Tim McGraw was about 25 when his major label debut single “Welcome to…

  • Councilmembers Discuss Development Code Change

    At last night’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers discussed the first reading of a proposal to change the Development Code in regard to lot standards. This is in reference to changes recommended…

  • Tourism Week in Huntsville

    The City of Huntsville will celebrate Tourism Week through the 12th, and one of the many features of the week will be a special tour in Oakwood Cemetery. According to Director of Tourism and Cultural…

  • Volunteer Firefighters Needed

    Volunteer firefighters in the county are needed. New Waverly Firefighter and Walker County Firefighters Association President Jimmy Williams tells us more . . . . VOLFIRE5-7-13 That number is 1-800-FIRELINE. That’s 1-800-347-5463.

  • SAAFE House Crawfest Preparations Underway

    The 8th Annual SAAFE House Crawfest gets underway Thursday, June 13th, at 6 PM with the feast starting at 7 o’clock. There’ll be a silent and live auction. We recently talked with Marketing and Development…

  • Save on Taxes and Energy During Memorial Day Weekend

    The opportunity for Texans to save money on energy efficient appliances is fast approaching. The state’s annual Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday is from Saturday, May 25th, through Monday, May 27th. Texas Comptroller Susan Combs…

  • OFFSTAGE: Nashville Sex Was Micromanaged, Says Connie Britton

    OFFSTAGE: Nashville Sex Was Micromanaged, Says Connie Britton

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) When Deacon and Rayna finally hooked up on last week’s episode of Nashville,…

  • Around the Web: Who’s the Greatest Living Country Singer?

    Around the Web: Who’s the Greatest Living Country Singer?

    Who really will fill George Jones’ shoes? Kris Kristofferson aims to keep kids out of gangs. Robert Plant revamps “Black Dog” with a folk influence. Dailey Vincent get back to their traditional bluegrass roots. Handsome…