Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Keith Urban Finds His ‘Voice’ in Australia

    Keith Urban Finds His ‘Voice’ in Australia

    Keith Urban photo by Beau Grealy, courtesy of GQ Australia. Keith Urban is a country music superstar in the United States. But in his home country of Australia he was more well-known as “Nicole Kidman’s…

  • Brother of Missing SHSU Student T-J Murray Drowns

    Twenty-one-year-old Will Murray, the brother of missing SHSU student T-J Murray, drowned Tuesday afternoon while swimming in the Guadalupe River in Comal County. Medical personnel attempted to resuscitate him after a friend pulled him out…

  • OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert: Young World-Changers

    OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert: Young World-Changers

    (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 read that Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton and Miley Cyrus…

  • OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban Defines Shine Blockers

    OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban Defines Shine Blockers

    (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 always wish I’d had more mentors, better mentors, wiser mentors, people who…

  • OFFSTAGE: Tim McGraw Goes With Caution and Confidence

    OFFSTAGE: Tim McGraw Goes With Caution and Confidence

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) You’d think Tim McGraw would be all confidence and no caution after all…

  • SHSU Research Park Efforts Updated at Council Meeting

    At Tuesday’s session of the Huntsville City Council, the efforts regarding the choice of a site for a proposed SHSU research park were discussed. Interim City Manager Chuck Pinto said they are looking at information…

  • Commissioners Approve Amendment to Marsh Darcy Consultant Contract

    At Monday’s special session of Walker County Commissioners, Commissioners discussed amending a contract with the Marsh Darcy consulting firm in an amount not over $2,500 dollars for professional services in regard to a tax abatement…

  • Mayor Woodward Update on City Manager Search

    At Tuesday evening’s session of the Huntsville City Council, Mayor Mac Woodward reported that last Monday and Tuesday representatives of the SGR personnel search firm were in Huntsville. He said they got together with the…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on last Friday’s night shift a gas drive-off was reported in the 2300 block of Sam Houston Avenue. In the 2600 block of Montgomery Road, an unknown person damaged a person’s…

  • Book Underway on Captain Joe Byrd Cemetery

    A book on part of the history of the Huntsville area is underway by an SHSU graduate who is now a professor at Indiana State University. SHSU Criminal Justice Public Relations Officer Beth Kuhles has…