Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Stevie Nicks, Lady Antebellum Confirm CMT Crossroads Collaboration

    Stevie Nicks, Lady Antebellum Confirm CMT Crossroads Collaboration

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Stevie Nicks will share the stage with country superstars Lady Antebellum when CMT presents an all-new episode of CMT Crossroads. Meeting and collaborating for the first time, CMT…

  • Texas Rural Survey Results to be Released

    The population of rural Texas is greater than the total resident populations of roughly 24 other states, and every day these rural Texans deal with social, economic, and environmental issues that are both similar to…

  • Nashville‘s Connie Britton Enjoys a New Rivalry

    Nashville‘s Connie Britton Enjoys a New Rivalry

    For all of the drama surrounding Connie Britton’s character on ABC’s Nashville, the actress is having a blast. “It’s been so much fun,” she told CMT Hot 20 Countdown while shooting on location at the…

  • OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton Names His Grammy Favorites

    OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton Names His Grammy Favorites

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Sure, celebs are celebs. But, they’re country fans, too. Especially Blake Shelton. Because…

  • Tim McGraw Announces Tour Dates

    Tim McGraw Announces Tour Dates

    Tim McGraw‘s Two Lanes of Freedom tour launches May 2 in Birmingham, Ala., and will hit 30 cities in the U.S. and Canada through the end of July. Brantley Gilbert and Love and Theft will…

  • OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban on American Idol‘s New Season of Killer Singers

    OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban on American Idol‘s New Season of Killer Singers

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) As if I wasn’t counting the minutes until Wednesday’s (Jan. 16) premiere of…

  • Around the Web: Kenny Chesney Spreads "Grace"

    Around the Web: Kenny Chesney Spreads "Grace"

    Kenny Chesney sings “Amazing Grace” for Newtown families. Dierks Bentley shares photos from his Locked Reloaded tour rehearsal. Trampled by Turtles will march through their home state for 10th anniversary. Nashville producers reveal the true…

  • OFFSTAGE: Tate Stevens’ Daughter Is a Harry Styles Fan

    OFFSTAGE: Tate Stevens’ Daughter Is a Harry Styles Fan

    (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’s been a lot of talk about pop boy band One Direction’s Harry…

  • Courthouse Plaza Project in Need of Funds

    Monday, Walker County Commissioners’ Court discussed a  project going on where they are trying to improve the Courthouse Plaza in front of the bottom floor of the courthouse.  It will help in overcrowding for those…

  • Winter Fire Safety Tips

    New Waverly Firefighter and Public Information Officer Jimmy Williams expresses his concern that, along with December, January and February are peak months for house fires . . . . FIRESAFE1-14-13 Williams said the reason they…