Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Commissioners Approve A/C Replacement at Jail Facility

    Walker County Commissioners met for a special session Monday afternoon to approve purchase of a replacement air conditioning unit for the County Jail building facility. The original estimate was around $10,000 dollars, but that was…

  • City Moving Forward on New City Manager

    The City of Huntsville is moving forward in the recruitment of a new City Manager. We talked with Mayor Mac Woodward recently . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/MACITMGR9-17-12.mp3|titles=MACITMGR9-17-12]

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift last Friday police were called to the 2300 block of Gainous Street where an unknown suspect had set fire to a mobile home. On Saturday’s day shift,…

  • HCT Presents “Boys Next Door”

    Huntsville Community Theatre is presenting a play called the “Boys Next Door.” Stage Manager Margie Eglsaer tells us more . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/HUNTCOMM9-17-12.mp3|titles=HUNTCOMM9-17-12]

  • 10 Top Moments From Americana Music Festival

    10 Top Moments From Americana Music Festival

    The Americana Music Festival deserves a big shout-out this year for striking a near-perfect balance between showcasing longtime favorites as well as the genre’s rising talent. Nashville hosts a lot of outstanding music all year…

  • Carrie Underwood Launches “The Blown Away Tour”

    Carrie Underwood Launches “The Blown Away Tour”

    Carrie Underwood photo by James White, courtesy of Sony Music Nashville. Carrie Underwood began her 55-city headline North American arena tour last Friday, “The Blown Away Tour,” in Manchester, New Hampshire with special guest Hunter…

  • OFFSTAGE: Tim McGraw Video Featuring Garrett Hedlund? "Truck Yeah"

    OFFSTAGE: Tim McGraw Video Featuring Garrett Hedlund? "Truck Yeah"

    (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 knew he looked familiar. That other sexy guy in Tim McGraw‘s new…

  • Eli Young Band’s Jon Jones & Wife Are Expecting

    Eli Young Band’s Jon Jones & Wife Are Expecting

    Eli Young Band’s Jon Jones and wife Sarah. Photo by Claire Varnon, courtesy of Big Machine Label Group. Eli Young Band is experiencing a bit of a baby boom! Bass player Jon Jones and his…

  • Keith Urban Confirms His New Role as American Idol Judge

    Keith Urban Confirms His New Role as American Idol Judge

    Keith Urban photo by Beau Grealy, courtesy of GQ Australia. It’s official – Keith Urban is joining American Idol. After media outlet The Country Vibe reported Keith had said yes back in August, Keith himself…

  • OFFSTAGE: Jason Aldean Says "Don’t Compare"

    OFFSTAGE: Jason Aldean Says "Don’t Compare"

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Jason Aldean will be in Arizona later this week. And I was there…