Articles Posted in the News Category

  • OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton’s Not-So-Family (But So Funny) Christmas

    OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton’s Not-So-Family (But So Funny) Christmas

    (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’m starting to think that maybe Blake Shelton should quit his day job.…

  • Watch Toby Keith’s “Hope On The Rocks” Video

    Watch Toby Keith’s “Hope On The Rocks” Video

    Toby Keith’s 2012 CD, Hope On The Rocks. Toby Keith’s new single “Hope On The Rocks” isn’t just another drinking song. It’s about the solace people find in their local bar and tells the story…

  • Little Big Town’s Kimberly Schlapman’s Brother-In-Law Killed by Drunk Driver

    Little Big Town’s Kimberly Schlapman’s Brother-In-Law Killed by Drunk Driver

    Kimberly Schlapman GAC extends condolences to Little Big Town’s Kimberly Schlapman and her family following the passing of her brother-in-law, Allen Schlapman. Little Big Town postponed two concerts in California over the weekend and cancelled…

  • Scotty McCreery’s Favorite Christmas Song Didn’t Make The Cut

    Scotty McCreery’s Favorite Christmas Song Didn’t Make The Cut

    Photo courtesy of UMG Nashville. Scotty McCreery got into the Christmas spirit a little early this year by releasing his Christmas album, Christmas With Scotty McCreery, in October. The album is full of his favorite…

  • Huntsville Council Approves New City Manager

    Huntsville has a new city manager. He is Matt Benoit.  Mayor Mac Woodward conducted the voting on his approval by the council last night . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/MATT1-12-4-12.mp3|titles=MATT#1-12-4-12] We talked with 38-year-old Matt Benoit…

  • Closing Arguments Scheduled for Falk Trial Today

    The court will hear closing arguments today in John Ray Falk Jr.’s capital murder trial as the state rested its case Monday in Bryan. Falk is accused of being an accomplice in the 2007 murder…

  • Try-2-Recycle Fire

    Around 8 this morning, there was a container fire in the yard of Try-2-Recycle on 15th Street. We asked Huntsville Fire Department Training Captain Jason January about what caused the fire . . . .…

  • Children’s Book Club Meets this Afternoon

    Huntsville Public Library’s Children’s Coordinator Janelle Valera has some questions for kids . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/LIBVALERA12-3-12.mp3|titles=LIBVALERA12-3-12] Ms. Valera says, “All readers are welcomed, even if you haven’t read the book.” For more info, call…

  • SHSU Women’s Basketball Fundraiser Scheduled

    You’re invited to have a good time while helping out a good cause this week. SHSU Women’s Basketball Coach Brenda Nichols tells us how . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/WOMENBKB12-3-12.mp3|titles=WOMENBKB12-3-12]

  • Taylor Swift Is Piecing Together Her RED Tour

    Taylor Swift Is Piecing Together Her RED Tour

    Taylor Swift photo courtesy of Big Machine Label Group. Taylor Swift’s RED Tour is off to a great start. The tour kicks off March 13 with a two-night stand in Omaha, Nebraska and she’s already…