Articles Posted in the News Category

  • “Earth Week” at SHSU Starts Today

    SHSU’s Recreational Sports Department will celebrate Earth Day for an entire week with a series of activities designed to increase awareness and get students, faculty, and staff members moving. SHSU Manager of Communications Jennifer Gauntt…

  • HOT DISH: Stars Aligning for We’re All for the Hall Concert

    HOT DISH: Stars Aligning for We’re All for the Hall Concert

    (CMT Hot Dish is a weekly feature written by veteran columnist Hazel Smith. Author of the cookbook, Hazel’s Hot Dish: Cookin’ With Country Stars, she also hosts CMT’s Southern Fried Flicks With Hazel Smith and…

  • OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Says Julie Andrews Has a Royal Air

    OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Says Julie Andrews Has a Royal Air

    (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 Carrie Underwood takes on The Sound of Music later this year, she…

  • The Band Perry’s Pioneer Debuts as Week’s No. 1 Album

    The Band Perry’s Pioneer Debuts as Week’s No. 1 Album

    Propelled by initial sales of 129,291 Nielsen SoundScan-confirmed copies, The Band Perry‘s Pioneer arcs to the top of this week’s Billboard country albums chart. The album also comes in at No. 2 on the magazine’s…

  • Welcome to Hunter Hayes’ World

    Welcome to Hunter Hayes’ World

    “You’re on the road with us now,” Hunter Hayes proclaims. “Welcome!” He’s partnering with CMT, MTV and VH1 to provide fans access to the behind-the-scenes activities of his life and career. The Louisiana native promises…

  • OFFSTAGE: Who Will Be Saved on American Idol?

    OFFSTAGE: Who Will Be Saved on American Idol?

    (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 down to the girls. At the end of Thursday’s (April 11) American…

  • The Band Perry Get a Signature Cupcake

    The Band Perry Get a Signature Cupcake

    Unlike most of the neon lights in Nashville tempting the thirsty, the sparkling sign hanging at the original Gigi’s Cupcakes located at 1816 Broadway, tantalizes the sweet-toothed instead. With a daily set list featuring eight…

  • OFFSTAGE: What’s in Jason Aldean’s eBay Cart?

    OFFSTAGE: What’s in Jason Aldean’s eBay Cart?

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Walmart, I understand. But eBay? I just cannot picture Jason Aldean scrolling through…

  • Premium Sale Beats Last Year’s Total

    Thursday night’s Premium Sale at the Walker County Fair brought in $427,850 dollars, beating last year’s total of $371,850 dollars. Jared Lampson’s grand champion steer drew the most bucks at $20,000 dollars. Dave Morvant bought…

  • Barbecue & Chili Cookoff Getting Underway

    The Walker County Fair is still underway. Fair spokesperson Shelly Beaird updates us on the cookoff . . . . BARBEC4-11-13