Articles Posted in the News Category

  • George Jones Funeral: Thousands Line Up at Grand Ole Opry House

    George Jones Funeral: Thousands Line Up at Grand Ole Opry House

    Thousands of George Jones’ fans were waiting outside the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville Thursday morning (May 2) in hopes of attending his funeral. Many began lining up Wednesday night for the service which…

  • HISD Board Meets at Noon

    The HISD Board of Trustees will hold a public meeting at the Hawkins Administration Building at noon today. Items to be discussed and considered for approval that require Board action include a bid for athletic…

  • Accident on Sam Houston Wednesday Knocks-Down Utility Pole

    That shutdown of traffic on part of Sam Houston Avenue Wednesday afternoon was caused by a driver running into a utility pole with their Lexus between 20th and 21st Street. The single-vehicle wreck caused nearby…

  • Congressman Brady Holding Roundtable Meeting for Law Enforcement at Noon

    Today at noon Congressman Kevin Brady is holding a roundtable meeting with local law enforcement officers, constables, and deputies to get their input on the issues that affect their communities. The roundtable is scheduled from…

  • “Tourism Week” May 4th through 12th

    Huntsville’s Director of Tourism and Cultural Services Director Kimm Thomas says her department is excited about the “National Tourism Week” celebration May 4th through 12th at  the Statue Visitor Center and in Huntsville . .…

  • Cinco de Mayo Planned Saturday

    Council President for LULAC in Huntsville, John Escobedo, informs us that LULAC and Walker County Unidos is inviting the entire community to come out to the Walker County Annex parking lot Saturday . . .…

  • SHSU Junior Fellows Charity Football Saturday

    SHSU’s Political Science Junior Fellows annual fundraising game happens this weekend. Political science professor Mike Yawn updates us . . . . CHARITY5-1-13  

  • NASHVILLE SKYLINE: A George Jones Collection Worth Keeping

    NASHVILLE SKYLINE: A George Jones Collection Worth Keeping

    (NASHVILLE SKYLINE is a column by CMT/CMT.com Editorial Director Chet Flippo.) A recent George Jones CD release has become one of the more desirable Jones keepers in his canon of recordings. George Jones: The Complete…

  • OFFSTAGE: Dierks Bentley on Truly Hearing George Jones

    OFFSTAGE: Dierks Bentley on Truly Hearing George Jones

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) There’s a big difference between listening and hearing, according to Dierks Bentley. In…

  • Charter Review Meeting Hears Citizen Input

    The City’s Charter Review Committee listened to citizen input during their meeting at City Hall Tuesday. Former council candidate and SHSU student Kendall Scudder said he would like to see the two at-large positions on…