Articles Posted in the News Category

  • OFFSTAGE: Scotty McCreery Hints at "Huge Step Up"

    OFFSTAGE: Scotty McCreery Hints at "Huge Step Up"

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Thanks to this new ScotTV, I feel like I know everything about Scotty…

  • OFFSTAGE: The 31 Country Songs on Billboard‘s American Idol List

    OFFSTAGE: The 31 Country Songs on Billboard‘s American Idol 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.) It’s been 11 years since we’ve gotten to know and love American Idol…

  • Around the Web: Natalie Maines Plans Musical Reboot

    Around the Web: Natalie Maines Plans Musical Reboot

    Natalie Maines will debut her edgier new sound at South by Southwest. Blake Shelton hints at the possibility of a future in television. Luke Bryan still looks forward to spring break every year. Lee Brice…

  • OFFSTAGE: Kellie Pickler Says Prayers Are Working

    OFFSTAGE: Kellie Pickler Says Prayers Are Working

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Every time I see a picture of Kellie Pickler, with her adorably short…

  • Next Women of Country: Kacey Musgraves

    Next Women of Country: Kacey Musgraves

    For months now, Kacey Musgraves has been making the rounds with her debut single, “Merry Go Round.” Along with critical praise from Rolling Stone and National Public Radio, the thoughtful single recently reached the Top…

  • Old Crabbs Prairie Schoolhouse Burns

    Wednesday afternoon a fire destroyed the old Crabbs Prairie Schoolhouse near the intersection of Highway 75 North and FM 1696. The building had been converted into a residence by owners Max and Jessie Powell. They…

  • Trade Expo & Taste of Huntsville Today

    The big 26th Annual Trade Expo and Taste of Huntsville happens today from 4 o’clock to 7:30 in the Main Exhibit Hall at the Walker County Fairgrounds on Highway 30 West. Admission is $2 dollars…

  • Police News

    Police News

    There was a rash of burglaries in Huntsville Tuesday morning. Three residential burglaries were investigated in the 5000 block of Sam Houston Avenue, also that morning there was forced entry into a business in the…

  • City Receives Awards

    At this week’s regular City Council session, City Manager Matt Benoit passed along information about a couple of awards the City had recently earned . . . . BENOITAWAR3-6-13 Benoit gave special recognition to Becky…

  • Mock Tornado Drill Held

    Wednesday morning, in conjunction with Severe Weather Awareness Week in Texas, a mock tornado drill was performed in Walker County in cooperation with area schools. The Community Emergency Response Team along with the Walker County…