Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Millionth Person Week at Statue Visitor Center

    The millionth person to visit Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center is getting closer to reality during Tourism Week. We talked with City of Huntsville Director of Tourism Kimm Thomas Thursday afternoon . . . .…

  • HISD Bond Election Day Tomorrow

    Election Day for the HISD Bond election takes place tomorrow, Saturday, from 7 AM to 7 PM, at various precinct locations. For election day poll locations go to the website walker.tx.us under “Current Elections,” or…

  • Around the Web: Pistol Annies Aim High

    Around the Web: Pistol Annies Aim High

    The Pistol Annies chart their own course and have fun doing it. Kacey Musgraves speaks candidly from one of her favorite Nashville haunts. Natalie Maines describes her new musical direction on NPR. Justin Townes Earle…

  • 10 Prime Hits: Mother’s Day

    10 Prime Hits: Mother’s Day

    From Dolly Parton to Miranda Lambert, country stars have always had a soft spot for mothers. Here are 10 prime hits that celebrate the women who welcomed us into the world. “The Baby,” Blake SheltonA…

  • OFFSTAGE: The Song Writes Ashley Monroe

    OFFSTAGE: The Song Writes Ashley Monroe

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Ashley Monroe sure makes it sound easy. She’s one of the three Pistol…

  • Platinum, Gold Status Now Includes Streams

    Platinum, Gold Status Now Includes Streams

    The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has announced the integration of streams to its recognition of gold and platinum certifications. On-demand audio and/or video song streams will now be counted toward the 500,000 (gold),…

  • OFFSTAGE: Nashville‘s Juliette Barnes Chases CMA Award

    OFFSTAGE: Nashville‘s Juliette Barnes Chases CMA Award

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Champagne, bobbleheads and lavish parties? Is that really how artists celebrate being nominated…

  • Local Teen Indicted for Fatal Accident

    A Walker County grand jury has indicted Huntsville teenager Bryson Richard O’Brien on two counts of causing an accident involving serious bodily injury or death. According to reports from police, a reckless turn he made…

  • HPD Warns About Fund Solicitors

    HPD Lieutenant Jim Barnes informs us that Huntsville Police got a phone call from a concerned citizen in reference to some unknown persons soliciting money on behalf of the Huntsville Police Department . . .…

  • Public Works Director Reed Explains Lake Camelia Pipeline Issues to Councilmembers

    At Tuesday’s session of the Huntsville City Council, Public Works Director Carol Reed said, “Monday afternoon the influent flow, the raw water flow into the N.B. Davidson plant” on Elkin’s Lake south side “began increasing…