Articles Posted in the News Category

  • AFSCME President Lance Lowery Comments on Mineral Wells Facility Closing

    A panel of the Texas Senate Finance Committee has agreed to the closure of the $54 million dollar, 2,200 bed, private prison operated in Mineral Wells by Corrections Corporation of America. The committee agreed to…

  • DPS Increases Spring Break DWI Enforcement

    The Texas Department of Public Safety will increase DWI patrols from March 8th through March 17th–one of the most active Spring Break periods in Texas. DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at…

  • Next Women of Country: Sarah Darling

    Next Women of Country: Sarah Darling

    Sarah Darling has been connecting with country fans — and one famous single guy in particular — through her sweet single, “Home to Me.” The lyrics resonate on a personal level, too. “‘Home to Me’…

  • OFFSTAGE: Brantley Gilbert’s Black-on-Black Wedding Plan

    OFFSTAGE: Brantley Gilbert’s Black-on-Black Wedding Plan

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) There are bridal magazines to peruse, department-store registries to fill out, hors d’oeuvres…

  • OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift on That Special Place in Hell

    OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift on That Special Place in Hell

    (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 to agree with Taylor Swift and Katie Couric on this sentiment:…

  • Red Flag Warning

    The National Weather Service has put a Red Flag Warning in effect from 10 this morning through 6 this evening. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures will create explosive fire…

  • OFFSTAGE: Jake Owen’s Excellent Pebble Beach Golf Adventure

    OFFSTAGE: Jake Owen’s Excellent Pebble Beach Golf Adventure

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Before Jake Owen was “Jake Owen,” he was just a young guy, living…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular session this evening at six at City Hall. Previous to the regular meeting, there will be a workshop session at five in the Large Conference Room focusing…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Friday’s day shift police were dispatched to the 1100 block of Avenue O to investigate a sexual assault. On Friday’s night shift, an unknown person threatened another with a deadly…

  • SHSU Criminal Justice Department Events Scheduled

    There are a couple of important events coming up in connection with SHSU’s Criminal Justice Department during the next couple of days. Criminal Justice Public Relations Officer Beth Kuhles updates us . . . .…