Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Around the Web: Taylor Swift Dials In for Radio Festival

    Around the Web: Taylor Swift Dials In for Radio Festival

    Taylor Swift headlines a festival for radio’s heavy hitters. Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw break in Minneapolis’ Target Field. Thompson Square raise a “Glass” on Fox and Friends. Little Big Town write the theme song…

  • OFFSTAGE: Why Grace Potter Joined Kenny Chesney’s Tour

    OFFSTAGE: Why Grace Potter Joined Kenny Chesney’s Tour

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Grace Potter the Nocturnals are on tour with Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw…

  • Kix Brooks to Release Solo Album September 11

    Kix Brooks to Release Solo Album September 11

    Kix Brooks photo courtesy of Sony Music Nashville. Kix Brooks will release his solo album, New To This Town, on September 11. The 12-song album features nine tracks co-written by Kix. Kix also served as…

  • City Council Workshop Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet in a workshop session at six this evening with the Strategic Government Resources search firm to further discuss the search process and services needed to assist the City in…

  • Six-Year-Old Houston Boy Drowns in Trinity River at Lake Livingston

    Saturday morning, San Jacinto County law enforcement authorities recovered the body of 6-year-old James Vongxay of Houston who disappeared Friday on the Trinity River at Lake Livingston. Family members waited together near the scene Saturday.…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session this morning at nine at the Courthouse. Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis will discuss approving an air card for the mobile command post and…

  • Temporary Closure on I-45 Northbound

    Today, weather permitting, the Texas Department of Transportation’s contractor will temporarily close the outside main lane of northbound I-45 from the northbound entrance ramp at State Highway 30 to Exit 118. This will reduce the…

  • County Auditor Allen Discusses One-time Revenue Decline

    Walker County Commissioners heard departmental budget presentations during a special session last Thursday. County Auditor Patricia Allen told Commissioners, “One of the things that we’re definitely seeing is a decline in our one-time revenues .…

  • HOT DISH: Andy Griffith Entertained and Taught Us All

    HOT DISH: Andy Griffith Entertained and Taught Us All

    (CMT Hot Dish is a weekly feature written by veteran columnist Hazel Smith. Author of the cookbook, Hazel’s Hot Dish: Cookin’ With Country Stars, she also hosts CMT’s Southern Fried Flicks With Hazel Smith and…

  • Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan Hold Prime Chart Real Estate for Second Week

    Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan Hold Prime Chart Real Estate for Second Week

    Kenny Chesney and Luke Bryan have the top album and song, respectively, for the second week in a row. And who can blame them? With weather like this, it’s just too hot to move. Chesney’s…