Articles Posted in the News Category

  • OFFSTAGE: From "Piece of Wood" to "1994"

    OFFSTAGE: From "Piece of Wood" to "1994"

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Songs like Jason Aldean‘s “1994″ don’t just happen overnight. They usually come from…

  • City Charter Review Committee Meets

    The 2013 City Charter Review Committee got together last night to discuss various issues covered in the document. Issues discussed included length of councilmember terms, accepting citizen input, municipal boundaries, and councilmembers’ roles in personnel…

  • Liberty & Walker County Interlocal Shelter Agreement Approved

    At this week’s session of Walker County Commissioners, Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis filled commissioners in on an interlocal agreement on the local shelter regarding Liberty and Walker Counties. Davis said, by 2008 “we…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Monday’s day shift a vehicle burglary was investigated in the 7600 block of Highway 75 South–entry was forced. In the 100 block of I-45 South, an unknown suspect was reported…

  • Commissioners Proclaim March 22nd “Larry McDugle Day”

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday–Commissioners, members of the Sheriff’s Office, and others–honored the late Walker County Sheriff’s Captain Larry McDugle with a special proclamation making March 22nd, 2013, “Larry McDugle Day” in Walker County. Reading from…

  • San Jacinto Teenager is “American Idol” Finalist

    An 18-year-old San Jacinto County woman is now one of the top ten finalists on “American Idol.” Shepherd High School graduate Amber Holcomb is in the final running. She will continue performing tonight on the…

  • OFFSTAGE: Recreate Five of Taylor Swift’s Home Decor Details

    OFFSTAGE: Recreate Five of Taylor Swift’s Home Decor Details

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) I feel like I just walked through Taylor Swift‘s condo in Nashville. I…

  • Lee Greenwood Reflects on "God Bless the USA"

    Lee Greenwood Reflects on "God Bless the USA"

    When he wrote “God Bless the USA” in the back of a tour bus in 1983, Lee Greenwood didn’t know how iconic the tune would ultimately become. Over the past 30 years, the single has…

  • 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…