Articles Posted in the News Category

  • GAC Album Review: Dwight Yoakam’s 3 Pears

    GAC Album Review: Dwight Yoakam’s 3 Pears

    Dwight Yoakam’s 2012 CD, 3 Pears. Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Nashville. I never really believed in something said with a word, Dwight Yoakam drawls on the groove-heavy “Rock It All Away,” instantly reminding us…

  • 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 .…