Articles Posted in the News Category

  • 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…

  • NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Country Music Radio Gets a Foothold in New York City

    NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Country Music Radio Gets a Foothold in New York City

    (NASHVILLE SKYLINE is a column by CMT/CMT.com Editorial Director Chet Flippo.) Radio station WHN in New York City will always occupy a special place in radio history as well as in a lot of listeners’…

  • OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton Forgiven by Merle Haggard

    OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton Forgiven by Merle Haggard

    (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 is so nice of Merle Haggard. He has publicly forgiven Blake Shelton…

  • The Band Perry, Songwriters Celebrate "Better Dig Two"

    The Band Perry, Songwriters Celebrate "Better Dig Two"

    It was a family affair for a family trio — and a self-proclaimed family of songwriters — as The Band Perry expressed thanks and admiration for the writers of its latest No. 1 single, “Better…

  • Jason Aldean Marks Two No. 1 Singles With Two Celebrations

    Jason Aldean Marks Two No. 1 Singles With Two Celebrations

    Three days after his triumphant sell-out show at New York’s Madison Square Garden, Jason Aldean took time Tuesday afternoon (March 5) to celebrate his two latest No. 1 singles at two separate parties. The first…

  • OFFSTAGE: Amy Poehler Agrees With Taylor Swift About Hell

    OFFSTAGE: Amy Poehler Agrees With Taylor Swift About Hell

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) First, Taylor Swift responded to Amy Poehler’s jokes. Now Poehler is responding to…