Articles Posted in the News Category

  • OFFSTAGE: Now Can Carrie Underwood Be on Rolling Stone Cover?

    OFFSTAGE: Now Can Carrie Underwood Be on Rolling Stone Cover?

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Let me get this straight: Carrie Underwood can sing with the Rolling Stones.…

  • Sheryl Crow Plans Country Album for Sept. 10

    Sheryl Crow Plans Country Album for Sept. 10

    Sheryl Crow will release her first country album, Feels Like Home, on Sept. 10. Crow partnered with other songwriters such as Brad Paisley for the project, marking her first album of all co-written material. She…

  • Memorial Day Observed at HEARTS Museum Monday

    Several hundred showed up at the HEARTS Veterans Museum in Huntsville on Memorial Day to honor fallen soldiers. The event was hosted by Lieutenant Colonel Champe Miller. Congressman Kevin Brady and Commissioner for the General…

  • Commissioners Meet at 9 AM

    Walker County Commissioners’ Court meets for a regular session this morning at 9. Commissioners will hear an update on the new County Jail construction and various monthly reports. They will consider approval of an Interlocal…

  • Several Arrested in Madisonville Assault of Teenager

    As of Monday afternoon, two suspects–35-year-old Sondress Lotts and 33-year-old Earl James Tyler–had turned themselves in to Madisonville Police following the alleged gang rape of a 16-year-old by a group of 11 suspects. Authorities say…

  • OFFSTAGE: Jana Kramer Makes Wedding Singer Wish List

    OFFSTAGE: Jana Kramer Makes Wedding Singer Wish List

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) You wantKeith Urban and Tim McGraw to sing at your wedding? Well, who…

  • SHSU Rodeo Team Signs-Up More Students

    SHSU Rodeo Coach Bubba Miller has acquired some more talent for his rodeo team. He also updates us on what’s coming up next . . . . BUBBA5-24-13

  • Butch Davis with Hurricane Forecast Update

    It’s National Hurricane Preparedness Week through June 1st, and we talked with Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis on our “Around Town” program this past weekend about what some of the hurricane forecasters are saying…

  • Trace Adkins: CMT Hot 20 Countdown Interview

    Trace Adkins: CMT Hot 20 Countdown Interview

    Trace Adkins never has a problem telling anyone what he thinks. It’s a quality that endears him to fans and gains the respect of other country artists and non-music celebrities. A case in point is…

  • Memorial Day Songs

    Memorial Day Songs

    Country music has a long history of honoring those who have served in the armed forces, especially those who were willing to die for what they believe in. Notable songs date back to Ernest Tubb’s…