Articles Posted in the News Category

  • SHSU Hosts “Media Live 2013″ Today

    Professors and professionals from the fields of broadcasting, film, journalism, public relations and television will converge at Sam Houston State University today to share their expertise with anyone interested in those fields. The first “Media…

  • New Music: The Band Perry, Kenny Chesney and More

    New Music: The Band Perry, Kenny Chesney and More

    Things are heating up out there. The Band Perry, Kenny Chesney and Blake Shelton have offered fresh, new material over the last month or so. Willie Nelson, the Randy Rogers Band, Gretchen Wilson and a…

  • Public Comments Are Welcome at Charter Review Meeting

    The 2013 Charter Review Committee has scheduled its next meeting for this afternoon beginning at 5:30. Time will be allotted for public comments at the meeting. Public comments will be allowed at the meeting to…

  • OFFSTAGE: Brantley Gilbert on Jana Kramer’s "Valiant Effort"

    OFFSTAGE: Brantley Gilbert on Jana Kramer’s "Valiant Effort"

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Brantley Gilbert recently told me he doesn’t always make healthy choices when it…

  • Stagecoach Festival: Scorching Heat and Lots of George Jones Songs

    Stagecoach Festival: Scorching Heat and Lots of George Jones Songs

    INDIO, Calif. — When the Zac Brown Band performed Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” as part of their climactic set Sunday night (April 28) at the Stagecoach Festival, it may have had a special significance for the…

  • Around the Web: Watch Stars Sing George Jones

    Around the Web: Watch Stars Sing George Jones

    Country stars tribute George Jones during weekend concerts. Lady Antebellum give voice to the “urgency of love” on Golden. Kenny Chesney stops to enjoy the good life on Life on a Rock. Randy Rogers Band…

  • Avett Brothers Come Home to MerleFest

    Avett Brothers Come Home to MerleFest

    WILKESBORO, N.C. — The Avett Brothers injected a sense of anticipation in the days leading up to their Sunday night (April 27) appearance at MerleFest. Wherever you wandered in the event, which began on Thursday,…

  • OFFSTAGE: American Idol: Avoiding the Inevitable

    OFFSTAGE: American Idol: Avoiding the Inevitable

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Everybody wins? Nobody loses? Why did I feel like I watched a kindergarten…

  • Early Voting Begins on HISD Bond Issue

    Today, early voting starts in the HISD Bond election. The Walker County Annex at 1301 Sam Houston Avenue is open for early voting today through May 7th, Monday through Tuesday–weekdays only–from 8 AM to 5…

  • Highway 19 Ribbon-Cutting

    The official ribbon-cutting for Highway 19 in Walker County Friday was a major highway safety milestone for the community. Many of those who helped get the highway built were on hand. TxDOT District Engineer Catherine…