Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Commissioners Move Forward on New Jail

    Plans for the new Walker County Jail are moving forward. Steps are underway for proposals from a “C-MAR,” a Construction Manager at Risk for the project. An agenda item authorizing Burns Architecture to proceed with…

  • HCT Children’s Production of “Wizard of Oz” this Weekend

    Huntsville Community Theatre is putting on a wonderful children’s production soon. We recently talked with assistant director David Keithley . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/HCTOZ6-11-12.mp3|titles=HCTOZ6-11-12]

  • Darius Rucker & Friends Raise $121,000 for St. Jude

    Darius Rucker & Friends Raise $121,000 for St. Jude

    (l-r) Sunny Sweeney, Chuck Wicks, Rodney Atkins, Darius Rucker and Clint Black backstage at the Third Annual Darius Rucker Friends Concert at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville on Monday, June 4, 2012. Photo by Sara…

  • 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…