Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Next Women of Country: Kacey Musgraves

    Next Women of Country: Kacey Musgraves

    For months now, Kacey Musgraves has been making the rounds with her debut single, “Merry Go Round.” Along with critical praise from Rolling Stone and National Public Radio, the thoughtful single recently reached the Top…

  • Old Crabbs Prairie Schoolhouse Burns

    Wednesday afternoon a fire destroyed the old Crabbs Prairie Schoolhouse near the intersection of Highway 75 North and FM 1696. The building had been converted into a residence by owners Max and Jessie Powell. They…

  • Trade Expo & Taste of Huntsville Today

    The big 26th Annual Trade Expo and Taste of Huntsville happens today from 4 o’clock to 7:30 in the Main Exhibit Hall at the Walker County Fairgrounds on Highway 30 West. Admission is $2 dollars…

  • Police News

    Police News

    There was a rash of burglaries in Huntsville Tuesday morning. Three residential burglaries were investigated in the 5000 block of Sam Houston Avenue, also that morning there was forced entry into a business in the…

  • City Receives Awards

    At this week’s regular City Council session, City Manager Matt Benoit passed along information about a couple of awards the City had recently earned . . . . BENOITAWAR3-6-13 Benoit gave special recognition to Becky…

  • Mock Tornado Drill Held

    Wednesday morning, in conjunction with Severe Weather Awareness Week in Texas, a mock tornado drill was performed in Walker County in cooperation with area schools. The Community Emergency Response Team along with the Walker County…

  • NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Country Music Radio Gets a Foothold in New York City

    NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Country Music Radio Gets a Foothold in New York City

    (NASHVILLE SKYLINE is a column by CMT/CMT.com Editorial Director Chet Flippo.) Radio station WHN in New York City will always occupy a special place in radio history as well as in a lot of listeners’…

  • OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton Forgiven by Merle Haggard

    OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton Forgiven by Merle Haggard

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) This is so nice of Merle Haggard. He has publicly forgiven Blake Shelton…

  • The Band Perry, Songwriters Celebrate "Better Dig Two"

    The Band Perry, Songwriters Celebrate "Better Dig Two"

    It was a family affair for a family trio — and a self-proclaimed family of songwriters — as The Band Perry expressed thanks and admiration for the writers of its latest No. 1 single, “Better…

  • Jason Aldean Marks Two No. 1 Singles With Two Celebrations

    Jason Aldean Marks Two No. 1 Singles With Two Celebrations

    Three days after his triumphant sell-out show at New York’s Madison Square Garden, Jason Aldean took time Tuesday afternoon (March 5) to celebrate his two latest No. 1 singles at two separate parties. The first…