Articles Posted in the News Category

  • OFFSTAGE: Recreate Five of Taylor Swift’s Home Decor Details

    OFFSTAGE: Recreate Five of Taylor Swift’s Home Decor Details

    (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 feel like I just walked through Taylor Swift‘s condo in Nashville. I…

  • Lee Greenwood Reflects on "God Bless the USA"

    Lee Greenwood Reflects on "God Bless the USA"

    When he wrote “God Bless the USA” in the back of a tour bus in 1983, Lee Greenwood didn’t know how iconic the tune would ultimately become. Over the past 30 years, the single has…

  • Randy Houser Savors His First No. 1 With Songwriters at His Side

    Randy Houser Savors His First No. 1 With Songwriters at His Side

    Flanked by the three songwriters who concocted it, Randy Houser celebrated his first No. 1 single — “How Country Feels” — Monday afternoon (March 11) at the Honky Tonk Central nightclub in downtown Nashville. The…

  • OFFSTAGE: When Dierks Bentley Picks, Why Doesn’t Anybody Grin?

    OFFSTAGE: When Dierks Bentley Picks, Why Doesn’t Anybody Grin?

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) When musicians talk about how they taught themselves to play, they never really…

  • Around the Web: Ashley Monroe Breaks the Rules

    Around the Web: Ashley Monroe Breaks the Rules

    Ashley Monroe writes about things everyone knows but won’t say. Kacey Musgraves draws fans who don’t usually like country. Toby Keith gains additional “Million-Air” status. Thompson Square and ACM Lifting Lives stand up for children…

  • OFFSTAGE: Connie Britton Says, "Man, Is It Scary"

    OFFSTAGE: Connie Britton Says, "Man, Is It Scary"

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) If Rayna James was a country singer instead of just a character on…

  • Commissioners Meet: Update on Jail Construction & Redistricting

    The construction of the new County Jail is really moving along. Walker County Jail Project Manager Eddie Smith updated everyone at Monday morning’s Commissioners’ session. He said they “have six subcontractors on the site right…

  • Trash Bash Successful

    The big “Trash Bash” held at the first of the month came off well. We recently got a report from Precinct #4 Commissioner Tim Paulsel . . . . TRASHBASH3-11-13  

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a burglary was investigated in the 1300 block of Mesquite. On Friday’s night shift, in a case of criminal mischief in the 1100 block of…

  • SHSU’s LEMIT Trains Peer Counselors

    Sam Houston State University continues to move forward in working to improve the many aspects of law enforcement. Criminal Justice Public Relations Officer Beth Kuhles fills us in . . . . PEERCOUN3-11-13