Monday, January 24, 2011

inmate GED graduation

Last week I went to the county jail to photograph an inmate GED ceremony. I love getting to go places that I never would without this job. Check out Jess Rollins's story.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Pharris funeral

Yesterday I went to Seymour, Mo. to photograph the funeral of Sgt. 1st Class Robert Pharris, who was killed by an improvised explosive device in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan on January 5. It was rumored that those Westboro wackos were going to show up, so a human shield effort was organized. I never saw any protesters, but heard a few came and left when they saw the crowd that gathered in support of the Pharris family. Check out the story and the photo gallery.

Monday, January 10, 2011

John Deere Plant

Ryan Whiteley moves a remanufactured cylinder head at the John Deere Reman plant on Wednesday. The plant hired 45 new employees last year.

Monday, January 3, 2011

Millsap Farm

I got to meet and photograph Curtis Millsap and his chickens last week. I hope I get the chance to go back soon!