Articles Posted in the News Category

  • OFFSTAGE: Tim McGraw Wanted to Make Taylor Swift Duet an Event

    OFFSTAGE: Tim McGraw Wanted to Make Taylor Swift Duet an Event

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Country songwriter Mark Irwin was in Chicago on Thursday (Jan. 24), and I…

  • Around the Web: How Little Big Town Got Hooked on "Pontoon"

    Around the Web: How Little Big Town Got Hooked on "Pontoon"

    Barry Dean reveals how Little Big Town landed “Pontoon.” Tim McGraw will chat with fans Monday (Jan. 28) from SiriusXM’s The Highway. Kip Moore finds his feet as a country music star and performer. Holly…

  • OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift Sends Bus to Pick Up Fan for Lunch

    OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift Sends Bus to Pick Up Fan for Lunch

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Who knew a hashtag could wield this much power? This one — #OperationGetKaylaToMeetTaylorSwift…

  • OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban’s American Idol Highs and Lows

    OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban’s American Idol Highs and Lows

    (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 have not talked to Keith Urban since the American Idol auditions in…

  • Around the Web: Taylor Swift Walks a Mile in New Shoes

    Around the Web: Taylor Swift Walks a Mile in New Shoes

    Taylor Swift sings on as the celebrity face of Keds footwear. Trace Adkins prepares to shove off on the Best Country Cruise Ever. Brad Paisley continues to mix Southern tradition and progressive themes. Gary Allan’s…

  • Falk Trial to Resume Monday

    The capital murder trial of John Ray Falk Jr., accused of being an accomplice in the death of TDCJ correctional officer Susan Canfield during an escape in 2007, is scheduled to resume Monday in Bryan.…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meets

    The HISD Board of Trustees will meet at Huntsville High School at six this evening. The Board will recognize students and staff. There will also be Board recognition and appreciation. Trustees will hold a public…

  • City Manager Updates Visitor Center Campaign

    Huntsville City Manager Matt Benoit told councilmembers Wednesday that as of December 31st, 2012 the City of Huntsville had, in total, 972,849 visitors at our Visitor Center. He’s looking forward to getting to the millionth,…

  • Council Hears Personnel Committee Update

    At Tuesday’s Council session, Position #2 Councilmember Lydia Montgomery gave an update on the Personnel Committee. She said the City has decided to implement a wellness program through the Circle Wellness company. Cost and health…

  • House Passes Debt Ceiling Suspension

    Wednesday, the House of Representatives voted in favor of a bill to suspend the debt ceiling through May 18th. The bill had bipartisan support and passed 285 to 144. There is a provision in the…