Articles Posted in the News Category

  • SHSU Commencement Ahead

    SHSU Manager of Communications Jennifer Gauntt tells us that approximately 2,100 students are scheduled to receive degrees during commencement ceremonies at Sam Houston State University on May 10th and 11th . . . . COMMEN4-29-13…

  • Around the Web: Check Out Brad Paisley on Nashville

    Around the Web: Check Out Brad Paisley on Nashville

    Brad Paisley joins Connie Britton onstage for ABC’s Nashville. Blake Shelton sticks with country on The Voice. Dailey Vincent offer a new version of a Louvin Brothers classic. Ashley Monroe kicks off Country Music Hall…

  • OFFSTAGE: Girls Star Made Taylor Swift’s Day

    OFFSTAGE: Girls Star Made Taylor Swift’s Day

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) If there really is a Mutual Adoration Society out there somewhere, I think…

  • Randy Rogers Band Look Out for Trouble

    Randy Rogers Band Look Out for Trouble

    The Randy Rogers Band has always stuck with its bread-and-butter: Texas-bred country rock with plenty of heartbreak and woozy barroom anthems. It’s earned them a dedicated following. For their new album, Trouble, they’ve taken a…

  • OFFSTAGE: Tim McGraw, Carrie Underwood on What They’ve Learned

    OFFSTAGE: Tim McGraw, Carrie Underwood on What They’ve Learned

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) What have you learned to love about yourself, Tim McGraw? “I’ve learned that…

  • OFFSTAGE: Guess Kristen Bell’s CMT Music Awards Co-Host

    OFFSTAGE: Guess Kristen Bell’s CMT Music Awards Co-Host

    (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 world is her oyster, you know? Kristen Bell could probably have anyone…

  • Around the Web: Dierks Bentley Explains George Jones for CNN

    Around the Web: Dierks Bentley Explains George Jones for CNN

    Dierks Bentley writes to CNN about George Jones’ true importance. Lady Antebellum hopes to impress Blake Shelton on The Voice. Willie Nelson turns 80 years old. Caitlin Rose talks about ABC’s Nashville and writing with…

  • OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban’s Salute to George Jones

    OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban’s Salute to 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.) As of Tuesday (April 30) morning, the late George Jones’ “He Stopped Loving…

  • Courthouse Plaza Project Moving Forward

    Walker County Commissioners approved actions Monday related to the Courthouse Plaza Project. Planning & Development Director Andy Isbell told us the “court applied for and received a grant from the Houston Galveston Area Council. The…

  • Volunteer Firefighters Being Recruited

    Walker County Firefighters Association President Jimmy Williams informs us that the association is recruiting volunteer firefighters . . . . VOLFIRE4-29-13 Williams says, “The State Firemen’s and Fire Marshall’s Association will man those hotlines and…