Art Walk 2013

11-16 Art Walk

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A man holds a young girl as the two watch performance artist Laura Pregeant during the 3rd annual Art Walk held in downtown Huntsville on Friday night. The event is hosted by the Sam Houston State University Student Art Association and features 2-D, 3-D, video, animation and performance art. Works were displayed at and around Avenue L Coffeehouse on Sam Houston Avenue.

Double homicide

7-25 Double homicide

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Texas State Trooper Erik Burse answers questions from the media during a brief press conference at the Walker County Fairgrounds near the scene of a double homicide investigation. A Walker County resident came home Wednesday afternoon to find both his wife and their 2-year-old grandchild dead at the residence. Texas Rangers were in the early stages of a double-homicide investigation on M. Williams Road, west of Highway 30.

All the world …

6-30 Jessica Hoyt Dance

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The pointed toes of Jessica Hoyt, a dance student at Studio C in Huntsville, cast a subtle shadow on the light floor of the studio as she follows the instruction of Christy Waites. Waites owns and instructs at Studio C, she previously performed with the Houston Ballet Company and The Woodlands Ballet Company.

500th Texas execution

5-26 500th TX execution protest


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Jean Wilkins Dember, right, protests the execution of Kimberly McCarthy on Wednesday outside the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Huntsville Unit, where the death chamber is located. McCarthy became the 500th person executed in Texas since the state resumed carrying out the death penalty in 1982. The 52-year-old was also the first woman executed in the U.S. since 2010. – See more at:

Late update

A few new photos have been added to my Press Work gallery. Have a look.
5-19 P.J. longboarding


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P.J. Clinton of the Sam Houston State University longboarding club carves around a corner on Rainbow Drive in Riverside. The club hosted its second annual Sam Houston Seasonal race and slide jam on Saturday, May 18. The event drew a crowd of almost 200 including over 80 racers from various places around Texas.

Headed for State

2-9 Colson Slaven

Fresh photos

A large update to the galleries is in the works but for now a few teasers have been added, enjoy.


Kate Jones of the Huntsville High School swim team competes during Thursday’s swim meet at Huntsville Aquatic Center.

New photographs

Check out my latest work in the updated galleries.

A few new photos have been added to the Press Work gallery.

Football season picks up

Football season picks up

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Clayton Swor of the New Waverly Bulldogs reaches for his helmet as the varsity team took the field at New Waverly High School for their final scrimmage before their season opener next Friday. Swor is the starting quarterback for the Bulldogs. Look for the 2012 Football Preview magazine in Wednesday’s paper for more information on this year’s football season. The preview includes the New Waverly Bulldogs, Huntsville Hornets, Alpha Omega Lions and SHSU Bearkats.