Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Red and “Goodbye in Her Eyes” Still in Charge of Charts

    Red and “Goodbye in Her Eyes” Still in Charge of Charts

    We’re still seeing Red. Eleven weeks after making its bow, Taylor Swift‘s album of that name still rides comfortably at No. 1 on the Billboard country chart. This week it sold 68,733 copies, according to…

  • OFFSTAGE: Miranda Lambert: "I’m Really Real"

    OFFSTAGE: Miranda Lambert: "I’m Really Real"

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Miranda Lambert‘s insecurities become her. Because who can relate to someone who’s never…

  • OFFSTAGE: More Keith Urban and John Travolta Duets, Please

    OFFSTAGE: More Keith Urban and John Travolta Duets, Please

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) One duet just isn’t going to be enough. Hearing one minute of Keith…

  • HISD Long-Range Facility Planning

    This Sunday on “Around Town” our guest will be HISD Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson. Following several HISD Long-Range Facility Planning Committee meetings, a special Board Workshop was held this week. The committee finally came down…

  • City Receives New Firefighter Grant

    The City of Huntsville has received a new grant for firefighters. City Manager Matt Benoit passed along the details to councilmembers . . . . GRANT1-10-13 The plan is to hire and pay the salaries…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift Tuesday unknown suspects assaulted a victim in the 2700 block of 11th Street. On Wednesday’s day shift, police were dispatched to the 700 block of Avenue G…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Plans to Help the Economy

    As the Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, Congressman Kevin Brady has plans to help the economy . . . . BRADJEC1-10-13  

  • Wynne Home to Present “Gallery Talk”

    The Wynne Home Arts Center will present “A Gallery Talk” in conjunction with “Retrospective of Prison Art” in the Brown-Wynne Gallery on Thursday, January 17th, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Stephanie Smither of Houston…

  • Vince Gill Gets a Jump on 2013 With Multiple Projects

    Vince Gill Gets a Jump on 2013 With Multiple Projects

    It’s pretty clear that nobody’s dictating to Vince Gill what a Country Music Hall of Famer’s career ought to look like. Every few months, news makes the rounds of his involvement in some other singular,…

  • OFFSTAGE: Which Nashville Is Best: ABC’s or The New York Times‘?

    OFFSTAGE: Which Nashville Is Best: ABC’s or The New York Times‘?

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Everyone I know in Nashville is thrilled that The New York Times has…