Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Randy Houser Savors His First No. 1 With Songwriters at His Side

    Randy Houser Savors His First No. 1 With Songwriters at His Side

    Flanked by the three songwriters who concocted it, Randy Houser celebrated his first No. 1 single — “How Country Feels” — Monday afternoon (March 11) at the Honky Tonk Central nightclub in downtown Nashville. The…

  • OFFSTAGE: When Dierks Bentley Picks, Why Doesn’t Anybody Grin?

    OFFSTAGE: When Dierks Bentley Picks, Why Doesn’t Anybody Grin?

    (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 musicians talk about how they taught themselves to play, they never really…

  • Around the Web: Ashley Monroe Breaks the Rules

    Around the Web: Ashley Monroe Breaks the Rules

    Ashley Monroe writes about things everyone knows but won’t say. Kacey Musgraves draws fans who don’t usually like country. Toby Keith gains additional “Million-Air” status. Thompson Square and ACM Lifting Lives stand up for children…

  • OFFSTAGE: Connie Britton Says, "Man, Is It Scary"

    OFFSTAGE: Connie Britton Says, "Man, Is It Scary"

    (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 Rayna James was a country singer instead of just a character on…

  • Commissioners Meet: Update on Jail Construction & Redistricting

    The construction of the new County Jail is really moving along. Walker County Jail Project Manager Eddie Smith updated everyone at Monday morning’s Commissioners’ session. He said they “have six subcontractors on the site right…

  • Trash Bash Successful

    The big “Trash Bash” held at the first of the month came off well. We recently got a report from Precinct #4 Commissioner Tim Paulsel . . . . TRASHBASH3-11-13  

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a burglary was investigated in the 1300 block of Mesquite. On Friday’s night shift, in a case of criminal mischief in the 1100 block of…

  • SHSU’s LEMIT Trains Peer Counselors

    Sam Houston State University continues to move forward in working to improve the many aspects of law enforcement. Criminal Justice Public Relations Officer Beth Kuhles fills us in . . . . PEERCOUN3-11-13  

  • HMH Emergency and Imaging Center Open in Madisonville

    Huntsville Memorial Hospital is excited to announce that the doors for their new Emergency and Imaging Center in Madisonville are officially open. The Madisonville Emergency Center will be open 365 days a year, 24 hours…

  • OFFSTAGE: Jana Kramer Puts Brantley Gilbert Before Music

    OFFSTAGE: Jana Kramer Puts Brantley Gilbert Before 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.) Jana Kramer is committed to her music, but her fiance Brantley Gilbert is…