Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Grass Fire Monday Night

    Walker County Dispatch reports there was a grass fire off 1696 and Scales Ranch Road last night around 7:30. About two acres were burned, and the fire was put out. No injuries were reported.

  • Around the Web: Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw Rake In the Cash

    Around the Web: Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw Rake In the Cash

    Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw lead country’s top money makers in 2012. CMT Hot 20 Countdown poll seeks fans’ opinion on Dixie Chicks. Ashley Monroe deconstructs four songs for a Daytrotter session. Son Volt premiere…

  • The Mavericks Feel the Time Is Right for a Comeback

    The Mavericks Feel the Time Is Right for a Comeback

    When the Mavericks called it quits in 2003, the band was barely even on speaking terms. It looked like their unique fusion of country, rock and Latin music would be lost for good. But now…

  • OFFSTAGE: Tim McGraw: The Top 12 Quotes

    OFFSTAGE: Tim McGraw: The Top 12 Quotes

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Tim McGraw was recently on the air for 25 long minutes with CBC-TV’s…

  • OFFSTAGE: Gary Allan Is on Warren Buffett’s Mind

    OFFSTAGE: Gary Allan Is on Warren Buffett’s Mind

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) This corroborates everything I’ve ever thought about country music. The fact that billionaire…

  • Little Big Town’s Tornado Tour Hits Tennessee Theatre

    Little Big Town’s Tornado Tour Hits Tennessee Theatre

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Little Big Town have funneled a career’s worth of material into their top-notch Tornado tour which touched down Saturday night (Feb. 23) in Knoxville. Surrounded by the ornate decor of the historic…

  • OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift: "It’s Fair Game"

    OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift: "It’s Fair Game"

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) She can dish it out, and she can take it. It’s just one…

  • County Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session at the Courthouse at nine this morning. They will receive several deparment reports including a Jail Construction Update, an Information Technology Status Report, and a County…

  • HISD Approves 2013-14 School Calendar

    One of the several topics on HISD’s regular board meeting agenda last week was a change to the school calendar for 2013-14. Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Marjetta Spriggs, said a survey had been…

  • Red Cross Disaster Teams Needed

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was Neal Hardin with the Emergency Services of the Greater Houston American Red Cross. Hardin says his organization is interested in forming volunteer teams in the Huntsville…