Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Country Music Sales Up in 2012, Nielsen SoundScan Reports

    Country Music Sales Up in 2012, Nielsen SoundScan Reports

    Despite an increasingly fragmented market, country music sales in 2012 were up substantially over those of the year before, according to figures released by Nielsen SoundScan, the organization that tallies actual retail purchases. Taylor Swift…

  • OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Bittersweet Over NHL News

    OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Bittersweet Over NHL News

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Did you hear? The National Hockey League lockout is over. Hockey season is…

  • OFFSTAGE: Country Adds Up in Men’s Health Hottest List

    OFFSTAGE: Country Adds Up in Men’s Health Hottest 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.) Men’s Health magazine has compiled its list of what they consider to be…

  • CMT’s Swamp Pawn Debuts Jan. 26

    CMT’s Swamp Pawn Debuts Jan. 26

    This month, CMT will debut six one-hour episodes of Swamp Pawn, a docu-series following Rick Phillips of Phillips Swamp Seafood in Bayou Pigeon, La. Not your typical pawnshop, Phillips Swamp Seafood buys and sells anything…

  • HPD Investigating Aggravated Robbery Outside Walgreens

    HPD Lt. Jim Barnes reports that Friday morning around 2:30 police were dispatched to an aggravated robbery outside Walgreens on 11th Street . . . . AGGROB1-4-13

  • Dead Trees on Pinedale Road Pose Safety Issue

    Jim Davis, a resident of Pinedale Road, a couple miles north of town off I-45, recently brought to our attention a safety issue regarding falling dead trees on the road . . . . TREES#1-1-4-13…

  • City Manager Benoit on Economic Development

    Our guest on “Around Town” this Sunday was new City Manager Matt Benoit. Economic Development has been increasingly focused on by the City Council. We asked him to comment on the issue . . .…

  • Library Art Contest Deadline Extended

    Due to popular demand the Huntsville Public Library’s 2nd annual Library Art Contest entry submission deadline has been extended to Monday, January 14th.  Students are encouraged to submit artwork of creatures friendly and ferocious for…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Gun Control

    We talked with Congressman Kevin Brady last week about a number of national issues–gun control was one of them. With all the controversy about recent shootings, we asked him to comment on any gun control…

  • OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift Checks Out a Plaid Look

    OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift Checks Out a Plaid Look

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Of all the looks I’d ever try to copy from Taylor Swift, this…