Articles Posted in the News Category

  • OFFSTAGE: Was Springsteen Forced Out?

    OFFSTAGE: Was Springsteen Forced Out?

    (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 tend to look at rules in black and white. But if Bruce…

  • Around the Web: Kellie Pickler Shares a Steamy "Drinkin’" Pic

    Around the Web: Kellie Pickler Shares a Steamy "Drinkin’" Pic

    Kellie Pickler joins Bucky Covington for “Drinkin’ Side of Country” video. Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban plan ahead for WE Fest. Dwight Yoakam is still in style on Austin City Limits Live. Rachel Reinhart of…

  • OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban Covers GQ in Australia

    OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban Covers GQ in Australia

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Keith Urban is on the cover of the August/September issue of GQ. But…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular session tonight at six at City Hall. HISD Superintendent, Dr. Steve Johnson, will make a presentation on the Bring Your Own Technology Initiative. TxDOT will also have…

  • Commissioners Move Ahead on New County Jail

    Monday morning, Walker County Commissioners moved forward in their efforts to build a new Walker County Jail. We talked with County Purchasing Agent Linda McKenzie . . . . Sedalco President Tom Kader attended Commissioners’…

  • Calli Dretke Bond Reinstated

    Three-hundred-and-fifty-ninth District Court Judge Kathleen Hamilton reinstated bond at $25,000 dollars for 26-year-old Calli Dretke Monday. She had been held in the Montgomery County Jail since Friday, after she allegedly submitted two diluted court-ordered urine…

  • Chamber of Commerce New Teacher Project Underway

    The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce education committee is actively pursuing a project right now. Chamber President Carol Smith tells us more . . . . Drop your donations off at the Chamber office on…

  • SHSU Football Dinner & Auction Coming Up

    SHSU’S 24TH Annual football dinner and auction is set for Friday, July 27th, at the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. Doors will open and the silent auction will begin at 5 PM. Assistant Coach Ben Beasley…

  • “Queen of Country Music” Kitty Wells Dies at 92

    “Queen of Country Music” Kitty Wells Dies at 92

    Country Music Hall of Fame member Kitty Wells. GAC sends condolences to the family, friends and fans of Kitty Wells. Nashville’s WKRN reports Wells, known as the “Queen of Country Music”, died today at the…

  • Kitty Wells Dies at Age 92

    Kitty Wells Dies at Age 92

    The Queen of Country Music, Kitty Wells, died Monday (July 16) at her home in Madison, Tenn., at age 92. Her husband of more than 70 years, country singer Johnnie Wright, died Sept. 27, 2011,…