Articles Posted in the News Category

  • David Nail Breaks Finger During Celebrity Softball Challenge

    David Nail Breaks Finger During Celebrity Softball Challenge

    NASHVILLE, TN – JUNE 09: Carrie Underwood (R) keeps her eyes on David Nail at second base during City of Hope’s 22nd annual Celebrity Softball Challenge during CMA Fest on June 9, 2012 in Nashville…

  • Alan Jackson Rewards Loyal CMA Music Festival Crowd

    Alan Jackson Rewards Loyal CMA Music Festival Crowd

    Alan Jackson kept it country at the CMA Music Festival‘s fourth and final night concert on Sunday (June 10) in Nashville, bringing an ease and confidence that comes with two decades of experience. Jackson played…

  • Kenny Rogers Plays Bonnaroo

    Kenny Rogers Plays Bonnaroo

    MANCHESTER, Tenn. — The 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival concluded Sunday (June 10) with a magical performance by the headliner — the mighty jam band, Phish. But it wasn’t just Trey Anastasio and the…

  • Around the Web: Underwood Says Gay Marriage Is OK

    Around the Web: Underwood Says Gay Marriage Is OK

    Carrie Underwood tells UK newspaper she accepts gay marriage. Kenny Chesney plays it cool in hilarious new ESPN commercial. Alan Jackson coaxes tears with “When I Saw You Leaving (For Nicey).” Scotty McCreery proudly accepts…

  • OFFSTAGE: New Faith Hill Music Available Now

    OFFSTAGE: New Faith Hill Music Available 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.) Sometimes when you’re waiting for an artist to release some long-overdue music, you’ll…

  • OFFSTAGE: Brad Paisley and His 35,000 Classy Fans

    OFFSTAGE: Brad Paisley and His 35,000 Classy Fans

    (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 what I like to think of as the Brad Paisley Effect.…

  • County Building Burglarized

    An overnight burglary of two county buildings in New Waverly between last Thursday afternoon and Friday morning is being investigated by the Walker County Sheriff’s Office. The Precinct #4 Commissioners’ Road & Bridge barn and…

  • OFFSTAGE: Lauren Alaina Takes Gyspy Soules to the Beach

    OFFSTAGE: Lauren Alaina Takes Gyspy Soules to the Beach

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Before you look inside Lauren Alaina’s beach bag, you may want to spend…

  • TDCJ Director of Public Information Michelle Lyons Resigns

    Former director for public information for TDCJ, Michelle Lyons, has resigned and filed a suit against TDCJ. Lyons filed suit against the agency claiming gender discrimination following her demotion from director of public information to…

  • SHSU Biologists Honored

    SHSU Associate Director of Communications, Julia May, tells us that two of SHSU’s professors have been selected as exemplary biologists for participation in the research residency of the American Society for Microbiology’s Biology Scholars program…