Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Billy Ray Cyrus’ Life Is an Open Book

    Billy Ray Cyrus’ Life Is an Open Book

    More than 20 years after “Achy Breaky Heart,” Billy Ray Cyrus is still one of country music’s most recognizable names. Now he’s put his life story to the page in Hillbilly Heart, an autobiography published…

  • OFFSTAGE: Brad Paisley’s Mona Lisa Moment

    OFFSTAGE: Brad Paisley’s Mona Lisa Moment

    (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 Brad Paisley was in Las Vegas for the Academy of Country Music…

  • OFFSTAGE: Jason Aldean’s Mom Gets the Ultimate Backstage Pass

    OFFSTAGE: Jason Aldean’s Mom Gets the Ultimate Backstage Pass

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) The night before Jason Aldean played the University of Georgia’s Sanford Stadium for…

  • Around the Web: Keith Urban Rounds Up the Outlaws

    Around the Web: Keith Urban Rounds Up the Outlaws

    Keith Urban gathers outlaws for We’re All for the Hall concert. Miranda Lambert still can’t resist taking in stray animals. Willie Nelson keeps on rolling at 80 years old. Tyler Farr goes “Redneck Crazy” with…

  • OFFSTAGE: Tim McGraw, Faith Hill Taylor Swift Tweet Prayers for Boston

    OFFSTAGE: Tim McGraw, Faith Hill Taylor Swift Tweet Prayers for Boston

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) It’s hard to imagine anyone who isn’t praying for everyone in Boston right…

  • Update on Boston Marathon Bombing

    The number of people injured in the bombing near the Boston Marathon’s finish-line is now up to at least 176, with three fatalities–an 8-year-old boy among them. Authorities also now say only two-bombs went off.…

  • HPD Disarms Smoke Bomb

    On Monday afternoon, the Huntsville Police Department responded to a disturbance call in the 2600 block of  Montgomery Road which resulted in the discovery of what appeared to be a small explosive device with a…

  • Elderly Montgomery County Jail Inmate Charged with Trying to Hire a Hitman

    An 84-year-old inmate in the Montgomery County Jail, Dorothy Canfield, faces charges of solicitation to commit capital murder and solicitation to commit aggravated assault on a public servant. Canfield is accused of attempting to hire…

  • Huntsville City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City council will have a workshop session at City Hall on Safe Routes to School projects at five this afternoon. It will be followed by a special closed session at 5:30 to receive…

  • Chamber Plans Small Business Owner Seminar

    The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a special small-business owner seminar this month. Events & Communications Manager Laura Green tells us all about it . . . . CHAMBSMALL4-15-13