Articles Posted in the News Category

  • New Display on Dogs at Texas Prison Museum

    Texas Prison Museum director Jim Willett will be our guest on “Around Town” this Sunday. Jim tells us one of the new exhibits at the museum is on dogs. One new display is on the…

  • OFFSTAGE: Is Lady Antebellum Partly Irish?

    OFFSTAGE: Is Lady Antebellum Partly Irish?

    (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 girls in Dublin want to know: Is Lady Antebellum‘s Charles Kelley a…

  • NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Want Country Music Immortality?

    NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Want Country Music Immortality?

    (NASHVILLE SKYLINE is a column by CMT/CMT.com Editorial Director Chet Flippo.) How would you like to be immortalized in country music history? Well, you can’t exactly be a Country Music Hall of Famer, but your…

  • OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift’s Look in Three Words

    OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift’s Look in Three Words

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Taylor Swift’s look, right now, in three words, is classic, feminine and retro.…

  • Academy of Country Music Pledges $2.5 Million to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

    Academy of Country Music Pledges $2.5 Million to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

    The Academy of Country Music has pledged $2.5 million to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s Working on a Building: Country Music Lives Here campaign. The capital campaign will help finance the Museum’s…

  • OFFSTAGE: Jake Owen: No Daddy Songs Yet

    OFFSTAGE: Jake Owen: No Daddy Songs Yet

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) When I had a chance to catch up with Jake Owen after his…

  • Around the Web: Darius Rucker and Lady A Roll Into the Studio

    Around the Web: Darius Rucker and Lady A Roll Into the Studio

    Darius Rucker will cover “Wagon Wheel” with Lady A on his next album. Gloriana cancel two shows in Florida to get some vocal rest. Kristin Chenoweth is doing fine after suffering an onstage injury. Carrie…

  • Council Approves “Strategic Plan” for Huntsville

    The Huntsville City Council recently approved the Strategic Plan, which will serve as a guide for the City staff to develop the budget for the coming fiscal year. The “Strategic Plan,” which was adopted through…

  • Huntsville High School Ex-Student Reunion Coming Up

    Huntsville High School Ex-Student Association President Mickey Evans tells us that the organization is having their Reunion on July 21st at the Walker County Fairgrounds main building . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/HHS-EX7-11-12.mp3|titles=HHS-EX7-11-12] Paid reservations are…

  • Wynne Home Art Camp Classes Scheduled

    The Wynne Home Art Center will be holding summer art classes beginning Tuesday, July 17th.  They’ll run through Friday the 27th. Wynne Home intern Ennel Gonzalez tells us more . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/WYNNEART7-11-12.mp3|titles=WYNNEART7-11-12] Students…