Articles Posted in the News Category

  • OFFSTAGE: Alan Jackson Doesn’t Do the Same Thing Over and Over

    OFFSTAGE: Alan Jackson Doesn’t Do the Same Thing Over and Over

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) New artists, listen up. Alan Jackson has revealed his M.O. for making music,…

  • Around the Web: Jennifer Nettles’ Duets Partner Wins Competition

    Around the Web: Jennifer Nettles’ Duets Partner Wins Competition

    Jennifer Nettles’ singing partner J Rome places first on Duets finale. Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw bring back stadium rock in Denver. Mary Chapin Carpenter needs photos of “Soul Companions” for new video. Steve Martin…

  • OFFSTAGE: Did Dierks Bentley Borrow My Playlist?

    OFFSTAGE: Did Dierks Bentley Borrow My Playlist?

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) This is probably just a coincidence. But Dierks Bentley‘s summertime mixtape (if we…

  • City Council Hears TxDOT Update

    Local TxDOT engineer David Stephens submitted a list of of projects to the Huntsville City Council at this week’s session for the area for 2013 through 2016 for their review. He filled everyone in on…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Tuesday’s day shift a commercial burglary was investigated in the 2700 block of Sam Houston Avenue. On Wednesday’s day shift, police investigated a residential burglary in the 2600 block of…

  • SHSU Summer II Repertory Theatre Season Coming Up

    SHSU Theatre Manager Katie Stefaniak informs us that the Department of Theatre and Dance will present four productions in July . . . . All performances will be held in the Showcase Theatre at the…

  • Twelve People Dead in Aurora, Colorado Shooting

    Twenty-four-year old James Holmes was the sole suspect apprehended in a shooting in an Aurora, Colorado theatre early this morning.  Twelve people were reported to have died as a result of gunfire during the showing…

  • Martina McBride Moves to Los Angeles for the Summer

    Martina McBride Moves to Los Angeles for the Summer

    Martina McBride photo by Randee St. Nicholas, courtesy of Republic Nashville. It’s officially summer vacation and Martina McBride and her family are soaking up the sun. She took to her blog to reveal her plans.…

  • NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Kitty Wells Remembered

    NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Kitty Wells Remembered

    (NASHVILLE SKYLINE is a column by CMT/CMT.com Editorial Director Chet Flippo.) Her legacy will always be her shattering of the glass ceiling for aspiring female country singers, but Kitty Wells lives on in a number…

  • Old Crow Medicine Show Carries Traditional Country

    Old Crow Medicine Show Carries Traditional Country

    For Old Crow Medicine Show’s fourth studio album, Carry Me Back, the veteran string band doubles down on their traditional roots, drifting deeper into the stories and sounds of yesterday than ever before. “I wish…