Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Major Explosion Reported at Fertilizer Plant in West, Texas

    Wednesday, an explosion in a fertilizer plant in the town of West, Texas may have killed at least 15 people.  Several firefighters were reported missing.  One-hundred-seventy-nine people were hospitalized.  The factory is in ruins, and…

  • Image of Bombing Suspect Captured

    An image captured in the surveillance footage of a Boston department store close to the finish line of Monday’s Boston Marathon may be the bombing suspect authorities are looking for. The footage shows a man…

  • HISD Board Meets Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will meet at six this evening in the Hawkins Administration Building. Tonight, the Board will honor various students and staff members. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes approval of Board meeting dates…

  • Amendment of Alarm Ordinance Reviewed by City Council

    At Tuesday’s session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers discussed a first reading of the amendment of an ordinance regarding alarm systems that would provide for a penalty and other provisions. Police Chief Kevin Lunsford…

  • Boys & Girls Club Facilities Discussed by Council

    This week the Huntsville City Council voted in approval to appeal the denial from FEMA on the cost overrun for the Community Safe Room that would bascially be used by the local Boys and Girls…

  • NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Les Blank Remembered: A Well-Spent Life

    NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Les Blank Remembered: A Well-Spent Life

    (NASHVILLE SKYLINE is a column by CMT/CMT.com Editorial Director Chet Flippo.) American popular culture lost its premier music filmmaker when Les Blank died on April 7. He was also our leading food chronicler on film.…

  • OFFSTAGE: Hillary Scott’s Advice: "Own That"

    OFFSTAGE: Hillary Scott’s Advice: "Own That"

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Leave it to a girl to give the best advice to the girls…

  • Country Royalty Convene at We’re All for the Hall Concert

    Country Royalty Convene at We’re All for the Hall Concert

    With a lineup that included Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Kid Rock, Jason Aldean and Eric Church, a multitude of country’s rowdiest entertainers were along for the ride Tuesday night (April 16) when the fourth annual…

  • OFFSTAGE: Nashville‘s Connie Britton Is Not Out to Pasture

    OFFSTAGE: Nashville‘s Connie Britton Is Not Out to Pasture

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Because Connie Britton and I are roughly the same age, I’ve never seen…

  • Disaster Seminar Scheduled

    The hurricane season officially gets underway June 1st. A special seminar on what to do in disaster situations is coming up. Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis fills us in . . . .…