Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Dwight Yoakam Is Back in Action on 3 Pears

    Dwight Yoakam Is Back in Action on 3 Pears

    Dwight Yoakam says his long-awaited new album, 3 Pears, is a collection of songs that fit squarely in the moment. “I think it expressed the thought that it’s just as easy to look for the…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Obamacare

    Congressman Kevin Brady comments on the effects of Obamacare on small businesses . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/BRADOBACAR9-18-12.mp3|titles=BRADOBACAR9-18-12]

  • OFFSTAGE: Rascal Flatts Are Walking in High Cotton

    OFFSTAGE: Rascal Flatts Are Walking in High Cotton

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) On Monday morning (Sept. 17), Rascal Flatts were on Hollywood Boulevard unveiling the…

  • OFFSTAGE: Recapping CMA Music Festival Special

    OFFSTAGE: Recapping CMA Music Festival Special

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Three hours of country music? Yes, please. I loved the way the CMA…

  • Around the Web: Keith Urban Knows How Idol Contestants Feel

    Around the Web: Keith Urban Knows How Idol Contestants Feel

    Keith Urban was once “crucified” on a singing completion show. Toby Keith brings home two British country music trophies. Taylor Swift’s “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” gets a makeover. Americana music earns respect…

  • City Council Discusses Boys & Girls Club Funding

    At Tuesday’s meeting of the Huntsville City Council, FEMA’s funding of a tornado shelter at Emancipation Park which would also be used as a facility for the Walker County Boys and Girls Club was discussed.…

  • Walker County Republican & Democrat Party Debates Scheduled

    Mark your calendar. The Walker County Republican and Democrat Parties are hosting a Walker County candidate debate at 6 PM Thursday, October 4th, at the Veterans Conference Center. Local Democratic Chair Cindy Blaylock tells us…

  • Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration Planned

    There will be a special celebration on Hispanic Heritage Month this weekend in Huntsville. Spokesperson John Escobedo fills us in . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/HISPFEST9-18-12.mp3|titles=HISPFEST9-18-12]

  • Annual “County U” Program

    If you’d like to take an up-close and personal look at how local government runs, SHSU’s Political Science Junior Fellows is bringing back their annual program next month. Professor Mike Yawn tells us more .…

  • The Farm Kings Count Down GAC’s Top 10 Farm Videos

    The Farm Kings Count Down GAC’s Top 10 Farm Videos

    GAC’s Top 10 Down on the Farm countdown airs Thursday, September 20 at 9 p.m. Eastern. Who better to host GAC’s Top 10 Down on the Farm videos than actual farmers? And not just any…