Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Leftover Salmon Return to Ancestral Waters

    Leftover Salmon Return to Ancestral Waters

    Leftover Salmon might sound like a meal best avoided, but don’t let the name fool you. This is one fish that has only gotten better with age. The Colorado-based hippie-bluegrassers were a favorite on the…

  • Zac Brown Band: “We Give Our Lives to the Music”

    Zac Brown Band: “We Give Our Lives to the Music”

    Zac Brown Band photo courtesy of CMA. Zac Brown Band is known for their fast-paced instrumentals, rabid fan base and of course, their now famous Eat-and-Greets before shows. Zac Brown recently talked to K-FROG about…

  • OFFSTAGE: Dolly Parton, Luke Bryan Inspire Kisses on The Bachelorette

    OFFSTAGE: Dolly Parton, Luke Bryan Inspire Kisses on The Bachelorette

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Oh, Bachelorette. What irony you have brought us this week. In a reality…

  • OFFSTAGE: Is a Band Perry, Sheryl Crow Collaboration Coming Soon?

    OFFSTAGE: Is a Band Perry, Sheryl Crow Collaboration Coming Soon?

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) A debut album that has had five Top 20 singles? That’s a tough…

  • Around the Web: Kenny Chesney Dives Into the Fishbowl

    Around the Web: Kenny Chesney Dives Into the Fishbowl

    Kenny Chesney wants his new music to be meaningful, above all. Carrie Underwood reveals details of her grunge-rock childhood. Rascal Flatts’ “Banjo” was inspired by the drive to Gary’s house. Keith Urban brings his guitar…

  • Primary Elections Today

    Primary elections are being held in Walker County today through 7 PM. County Election Officer Diana McRae reports that in early voting 2,571 votes were cast. Of those votes, 256 were in the Democratic party…

  • OFFSTAGE: Heat Fuels Martina McBride’s Indy 500 Anthem

    OFFSTAGE: Heat Fuels Martina McBride’s Indy 500 Anthem

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Good thing it was 91 degrees in Indianapolis on Sunday (May 27). Because…

  • Commissioners Meet this Morning

    Walker County Commissioners will meet this morning at nine at the Courthouse. Commissioners will review various departmental reports. Planning and Development Director Andy Isbell will hold a public hearing concerning the closing, vacating, and abandoning…

  • Memorial Day Program

    A Memorial Day program was held at the Veterans Conference Center last night. Jan Cole played a World War II field organ donated by Jack and Sue Compton in memory of Reverend John Hassler. The…

  • SHSU Opens New Woodlands Center

    SHSU will join with the South Montgomery Woodlands Chamber of Commerce for the grand opening of the University’s new academic facility in the Woodlands on Wednesday, May 30th, at 2 PM. SHSU Associate Director of…