Articles Posted in the News Category

  • House Votes in Favor of Avoiding “Fiscal Cliff”

    Late Tuesday night, Congress passed legislation avoiding the “fiscal cliff” of increasing taxes for the middle class and spending cuts by a vote of 257 to 167. The new legislation raises taxes on individuals whose…

  • SHSU Bearkats Head for Frisco Today

    The SHSU Bearkats will be headed toward Frisco this afternoon. Associate Director of the Department of Student Activities Brandon Cooper tells us more . . . . BRANDON12-31-12 You’re invited to cheer for the team…

  • Commissioners Approve New Waverly ISD School Resource Officer Agreement

    In Walker County Commissioners Court Monday morning, Commissioners approved an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between Walker County and the New Waverly Independent School District for a School Resource Officer. We talked with Precinct #4 Constable Gene…

  • Congressman Brady Taking on New Leadership Roles

    This year Congressman Kevin Brady will be taking on two new leadership roles in Washington . . . . BRADCHAIR12-31-12

  • Commissioners Approve Purchase of New Ambulance

    Monday morning Walker County Commissioners considered approval of the purchase of a 2013 Horton ambulance for EMS for $131,600 dollars. Purchasing Agent Mike Williford said that if they got it approved Monday, “there’s a discount…

  • OFFSTAGE: Country Music’s Good News for 2013

    OFFSTAGE: Country Music’s Good News for 2013

    (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 some things that are probably going to suck about 2013. Like,…

  • Taylor Swift Leads Platinum, Gold Certifications

    Taylor Swift Leads Platinum, Gold Certifications

    Although Taylor Swift‘s new album is titled Red, she’s now facing a colorful stack of gold and platinum certifications from the RIAA. Earlier this month, that album’s lead single, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back…

  • OFFSTAGE: Country Artists Welcome Babies of 2012

    OFFSTAGE: Country Artists Welcome Babies of 2012

    (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 could be its own little Nashville playgroup: Pearl, Magnus, Dylan, another Dylan,…

  • Dobro Master Mike Auldridge Dies at 73

    Dobro Master Mike Auldridge Dies at 73

    Mike Auldridge, a Dobro master and founding member of the bluegrass group Seldom Scene, died from cancer Saturday (Dec. 29) at a hospice near his home in Silver Springs, Md. His death came one day…

  • OFFSTAGE: My Worst Day at Work in 2012

    OFFSTAGE: My Worst Day at Work in 2012

    (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 wasn’t going to tell anyone this story, either because it’s kind of…