Articles Posted in the News Category

  • OFFSTAGE: The Emotional Highs of Being a Tim McGraw Protégé

    OFFSTAGE: The Emotional Highs of Being a Tim McGraw Protégé

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Oh, to be 18 and have Tim McGraw steering your career. That’s the…

  • Crime Stoppers Report

    Crime Stoppers reports these crimes– A mobile home on Wire Road was broken into between Wednesday, May 15th, and the 16th.  Items stolen include electronic games, tablets, a piggy bank, currency, and a check book.…

  • SHSU Benefactor Fred Pirkle to Be Honored

    Tomorrow night, SHSU alumnus and benefactor Fred Pirkle will be honored during the annual Shotgun Fred Pirkle Remembrance Celebration. Pirkle pledged the biggest gift ever, $25 million, to the university shortly before he died in…

  • Hay Production Class Scheduled

    Walker County Texas AgriLife Extension Agent Reg Leppley tells us that a hay production class is coming up June 4th at 6:30 PM at the Walker County Extension Office …. HAYPROD5-30-13 The registration fee is…

  • Jana Kramer Talks Two "Crazy" CMT Music Award Nominations

    Jana Kramer Talks Two "Crazy" CMT Music Award Nominations

    As the final nominees were announced for the 2013 CMT Music Awards, singer-songwriter Jana Kramer was relaxing by the pool. Checking her Twitter feed, she discovered she had been nominated in two categories — one…

  • OFFSTAGE: There Ain’t Enough Songs Like Dierks Bentley’s

    OFFSTAGE: There Ain’t Enough Songs Like Dierks Bentley’s

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) The chorus of Dierks Bentley’s new song “Bourbon In Kentucky,” a track from…

  • OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Weighs In With 2,600 Pounds of Confetti

    OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Weighs In With 2,600 Pounds of Confetti

    (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 the number that struck me the most about Carrie Underwood‘s tour:…

  • CMT’s Six-Pack Summer Begins Wednesday

    CMT’s Six-Pack Summer Begins Wednesday

    CMT is prepared to stay cool this upcoming season with all-new music specials, series premieres and themed programming weeks as part of Six-Pack Summer. The event kicks off with the season three premiere of Redneck…

  • OFFSTAGE: Brad Paisley Writes a Chick Song for Sheryl Crow

    OFFSTAGE: Brad Paisley Writes a Chick Song for Sheryl Crow

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) “Waterproof Mascara” is so country. And it’s so Sheryl Crow. And it’s so…

  • CMT Music Awards Presenters Announced

    CMT Music Awards Presenters Announced

    The first round of presenters for the 2013 CMT Music Awards were announced Thursday (May 30). Nashville‘s Charles Esten, Dog and Beth Chapman of CMT’s Dog and Beth: On the Hunt, Florida Georgia Line, Keith…