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  • Kenny Rogers Gives Top 3 Performance at Bonnaroo

    Kenny Rogers Gives Top 3 Performance at Bonnaroo

    Kenny Rogers photo courtesy of Capitol Records. Country fans may have had their eyes on CMA Music Festival in Nashville over the weekend but just down the road in Manchester, Tenn., the 2012 Bonnaroo Music…

  • Lee Greenwood Reacts to “God Bless The USA” Being Banned

    Lee Greenwood Reacts to “God Bless The USA” Being Banned

    Lee Greenwood photo courtesy of Webster Associates. Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the USA” has been banned from a kindergarten graduation. PS 90 principal Greta Hawkins pulled the song because it’s not “age appropriate” according to…

  • GAC Album Review: Don Williams’ And So It Goes

    GAC Album Review: Don Williams’ And So It Goes

    Don Williams’ 2012 CD, And So It Goes. Photo by David McClister, courtesy of Sugar Hill Records. On his first new album in eight years, Country Music Hall of Famer Don Williams doesn’t seem particularly…

  • OFFSTAGE: Jason Aldean Says "Case Closed" After Being Ticketed at Beach

    OFFSTAGE: Jason Aldean Says "Case Closed" After Being Ticketed at Beach

    (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’m no lawyer, but I think Jason Aldean’s got a pretty good case.…

  • OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift: The Kitchen Sessions

    OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift: The Kitchen Sessions

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) It’s been a while since Taylor Swift has posted any little bits of…

  • Around the Web: Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw Pick Up the Pace

    Around the Web: Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw Pick Up the Pace

    Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw keep stadium shows “loud and fast.” Zac Brown Band swing for the fences at MLB home run derby. Loretta Lynn says she doesn’t care how old she is. New Dallas…

  • OFFSTAGE: No Morning Sickness for Miranda Lambert

    OFFSTAGE: No Morning Sickness for Miranda Lambert

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Miranda Lambert wasn’t feeling so great before she took the stage of her…

  • Immediate Burn Ban Implementation Approved for Judge Pierce

    Because of fluctuations toward dryness in the Keetch-Byram Index numbers, a drought index designed for fire potential assessment, Administrative Assistant to County Judge Danny Pierce, Sherri Pegoda, requested in Court Monday that Commissioners allow the…

  • TxDOT Road Closure

    On Thursday, June 14TH, weather permitting; the Texas Department of Transportation’s contractor will permanently close the west side of Old Houston Road at State Highway 19. To access State Highway 19, residents will use Boettcher…

  • Roxie Douglas Scholarship Banquet

    The Roxie Douglas Scholarship Foundation and Learning Institute have chosen Huntsville High School seniors Kriston Minor and Ceidra Coleman as their scholarship recipients for 2012. This year’s Humanitarians are First National Bank president James Coleman,…