Articles Posted in the News Category

  • OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift/Justin Bieber Song Not Right, Right Now

    OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift/Justin Bieber Song Not Right, Right Now

    (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’ve been waiting impatiently for this Taylor Swift-Justin Bieber tune ever since I…

  • Around the Web: Carrie Underwood Tweets Anniversary Bliss

    Around the Web: Carrie Underwood Tweets Anniversary Bliss

    Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher celebrate two years of marriage. Brantley Gilbert takes his first headlining tour “countrywide.” Tim McGraw says Kenny Chesney’s focus is still impressive. Corb Lund and Ian Tyson bridge a generation…

  • YMCA Plans Diabetes Prevention Program

    Huntsville Family YMCA Executive Director Sandra Clifton informs us that the YMCA has a diabetes prevention program put together by United Health Care and the Center for Disease Control, and they are glad to bring…

  • TDCJ Drops Three-Drug Combination for Executions

    TDCJ is changing the way they do executions. Texas prison officials announced Tuesday that they would use pentobarbital in their execution procedure instead of the usual three-drug combination. TDCJ says it has run out of…

  • Commissioners Approve State Health Services and Shelter Agreement

    At this week’s session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis spoke with Commissioners about an agreement regarding the Department of State Health Services and the Walker County Storm Shelter. Previously, when…

  • Two-Vehicle Accident

    According to HPD, a two-vehicle accident at FM-2821 and FM 247 Tuesday morning sent a 38-year-old Huntsville woman to Huntsville Memorial with minor injuries caused by her seat belt and airbag deployment. In the accident,…

  • Sam Houston Museum Special Wednesday Events

    The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is scheduling three events on Wednesdays–the 11th, 18th, and 25th, of this month–to introduce visitors to techniques used by General Sam Houston. We talked with Curator of Education Mike Sproat …

  • OFFSTAGE: Sugarland’s Kristian Bush Says Lucy Hale Is a Natural

    OFFSTAGE: Sugarland’s Kristian Bush Says Lucy Hale Is a Natural

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Pretty Little Liars star Lucy Hale may be in a long line of…

  • Kellie Pickler Speaks Out for a Hunger-Free Summer

    Kellie Pickler Speaks Out for a Hunger-Free Summer

    When Kellie Pickler was asked to join the team behind the Hunger-Free Summer campaign, she couldn’t refuse. Aimed at providing meals and calling attention to the plight of children who don’t have enough to eat…

  • Willie Nelson’s Annual Farm Aid Concert Scheduled for September 22

    Willie Nelson’s Annual Farm Aid Concert Scheduled for September 22

    Willie Nelson photo by David McClister, courtesy of Lost Highway Records. Farm Aid has announced that its annual benefit concert will return to Pennsylvania’s Hersheypark Stadium on September 22. Willie Nelson, who also serves as…