Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Hunter Hayes, Stevie Wonder Talk About Collaborations

    Hunter Hayes, Stevie Wonder Talk About Collaborations

    Editor’s note: Hunter Hayes will be doing a live Twitter QA on Wednesday (April 24) at 3:15 pm ET/12:15 p.m. PT. Start tweeting your questions with the hashtag #AskHH. Hunter Hayes and Stevie Wonder are…

  • Around the Web: Taylor Swift Shares Top Nominee Honors

    Around the Web: Taylor Swift Shares Top Nominee Honors

    Taylor Swift earns 11 nominations at the Billboard Music Awards. Montgomery Gentry credit genuine friendship for their long career. Ashley Monroe asks for “Weed Instead of Roses” in acoustic clip. Elizabeth Cook will headline the…

  • OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Makes a Make-A-Wish Pal

    OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Makes a Make-A-Wish Pal

    (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 don’t know what’s cooler — the fact that Carrie Underwood made a…

  • OFFSTAGE: Why Miranda Lambert Keeps a Box Cutter Onstage

    OFFSTAGE: Why Miranda Lambert Keeps a Box Cutter Onstage

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Beach ball season is right around the corner. And Miranda Lambert isn’t thrilled…

  • Special Memorial Planned for West Plant Explosion Victims

    A special memorial ceremony for firefighers and first responders who lost their lives in the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas will be held Thursday at 2 PM at the Ferrell Center on the Baylor…

  • Boston Marathon Bombing Update

    Following the capture of the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, authorities report that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev remains hospitalized and not able to speak, as he suffers a gunshot wound to the throat. Following the…

  • Liquor Petition Signing Underway

    In Walker County’s Precinct #2 which includes Elkins Lake and parts of Highway 30, the Citizens for Economic Growth is promoting the legalization of all alcoholic beverage sales. The group filed the necessary paperwork with…

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session this morning at nine at the courthouse. This morning’s “Consent Agenda” includes the issuance of an interest-bearing Certificate of Obligation for $106,758 dollars for the purchase…

  • “Backroom Curiosities” Scheduled at Sam Houston Memorial Museum

    Sam Houston Memorial Museum marketing coordinator Megan Buro says the museum will soon be featuring their new exhibit “Backroom Curiosities . . . .” BACKRM4-16-13

  • HOT DISH: Prayers Answered With Latest Hall of Fame Inductees

    HOT DISH: Prayers Answered With Latest Hall of Fame Inductees

    (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…