Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Gene Watson Delivers the Hits the Way Fans Remember Them

    Gene Watson Delivers the Hits the Way Fans Remember Them

    Iconic country singer Gene Watson recently rerecorded a batch of fan favorites for Best of the Best, 25 Greatest Hits. The 69-year-old singer’s new collection reconfigures his brassiest (“Love in the Hot Afternoon”) and brightest…

  • OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift Lands “Never Ever” on Rolling Stone List

    OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift Lands “Never Ever” on Rolling Stone List

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) In Rolling Stone‘s list of the 50 Best Songs of 2012, a Taylor…

  • Gas Station Robbery

    HPD Lieutenant Jim Barnes reports that 2:30 Friday morning officers responded to what was dispatched as a fight-in-progress at the TimeWise Chevron on State Highway 30 West . . . . GASSTA12-28-12 Officers continue to…

  • Mayor Mac Woodward Looks Forward to New Year

    The City of Huntsville is heading into a new year, and our mayor, Mac Woodward, is optimistic . . . . MACNEWYR12-28-12

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session at the courthouse at nine this morning. Purchasing Agent Mike Williford will discuss, for approval, the purchase of a 2013 F350 Horton Concept-3 ambulance from budgeted…

  • Jail Administrator Captain Fisher Comments on Old Jail Overcrowding

    On FM 2821, you may have noticed the grounds being prepared for the new County Jail. Our “Around Town” guest this weekend was Jail Administrator Captain Steve Fisher. Captain Fisher filled us in on the…

  • CASA Needs Volunteers

    Adult volunteers are needed to become the voice for abused children in Walker, San Jacinto, and Trinity Counties. Volunteer advocates must be 21 years or older and able to pass an extensive background check. Applications…

  • HOT DISH: Christmas Memories From Charlie Daniels

    HOT DISH: Christmas Memories From Charlie Daniels

    (CMT Hot Dish is a weekly feature written by veteran columnist Hazel Smith. Author of the cookbook, Hazel’s Hot Dish: Cookin’ With Country Stars, she also hosts CMT’s Southern Fried Flicks With Hazel Smith and…

  • Greg Bates Calls 2012 the Best Year of His Life

    Greg Bates Calls 2012 the Best Year of His Life

    Greg Bates photo courtesy of Republic Nashville. 2012 was Greg Bates’ debut year on the country music scene and he has nothing to complain about. “2012 was an amazing year for me,” he said. “It…

  • Justin Moore Plans to Keep On Keeping On in 2013

    Justin Moore Plans to Keep On Keeping On in 2013

    Justin Moore photo courtesy of The Valory Music Co. As 2012 draws to a close, Justin Moore is calling it a year to remember. “2012 has been great,” he said. “We’re closing in on two…