Articles Posted in the News Category

  • OFFSTAGE: Ouch! Two Hours of American Idol Criticism

    OFFSTAGE: Ouch! Two Hours of American Idol Criticism

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Don’t oversing. Don’t be retro. Don’t get stuck in a genre. Don’t make…

  • Country Music Star Auditions

    Walker County Fair Country Music Star Contest Spokesperson, Steve Fox, tells us that they are now taking applications, and they’ll begin auditions this Saturday . . . . COUNMUS3-13-13

  • Livingston Teacher Arrested

    Tuesday, a Livingston High School teacher was arrested following police response to reports of a man seen hugging a teenage girl at a park in Texas City. Forty-eight-year-old teacher and ROTC instructor, Timothy Glenn has…

  • Coach Fritz to Speak at SHSU

    SHSU’s head football coach Willie Fritz will discuss his reputation for “turning programs around” on Tuesday, March 19th, as part of the Honors Journeys Seminar. His presentation will begin at 5 p.m. in the Smith-Hutson…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Tuesday’s night shift police report three thefts. Items were stolen from a business in the 100 block of I-45 South. Unknown suspects stole items from a vehicle in the parking…

  • Teacher Job Fair at SHSU

    Mark your calendars. More than 90 schools and school districts will be talking to potential educators on Wednesday, March 20th, during the Spring Teacher Job Fair. The fair will be held from 9 a.m. to…

  • NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Uncle Willie Is About to Bust 80

    NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Uncle Willie Is About to Bust 80

    (NASHVILLE SKYLINE is a column by CMT/CMT.com Editorial Director Chet Flippo.) What has Willie Nelson not done in his almost 80 years on this earth? Well, he has not recorded a polka album, a zydeco…

  • OFFSTAGE: Vintage Kenny Chesney Song Feels Brand New

    OFFSTAGE: Vintage Kenny Chesney Song Feels Brand New

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) So, there’s this song called “Lindy” on Kenny Chesney‘s upcoming album, Life on…

  • OFFSTAGE: Jake Owen: Free of Toxins, Ready to Go

    OFFSTAGE: Jake Owen: Free of Toxins, Ready to Go

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) You can call this a juice fast or a detoxification program. Jake Owen…

  • Ashley Monroe Brings Country to MTV/VH1/CMT Showcase at SXSW

    Ashley Monroe Brings Country to MTV/VH1/CMT Showcase at SXSW

    Ashley Monroe backed up the critical acclaim of her new solo album, Like a Rose, with a performance at MTV/VH1/CMT Present: Live in Austin, a showcase at the South by Southwest music conference. The Tennessee…