Stories from my newspaper career

wave1Here are stories from my internships, college, as well as from my professional work at The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Miss., and The Cincinnati Enquirer. I probably can’t find them all, but I’ve had a lot of adventures:


From the Cincinnati Enquirer:

Danica Patrick thrills fans

Cameron Crowe premieres ‘Elizabethtown’ in Ky

Katrina battered town fights back

Searching for spirits in Carrollton

Stop. Look. Listen.

Man helps rebuild Jamaica

Searching for Signs – and ghosts

Crittenden singer to debut

Giacomo shocks at the Derby!

No. 1 Norse Fan Keeps Team in Winning Mood


From The Washington Post:

LeBron James ascends the throne

A reunion for the O’s

Orioles fall to Phils in extras

NBA Draft has international flavor

Orioles swept by Phillies on reunion weekend

Smoot Point: Fred Smoot talks a big game

Tunnel Vision: Young Golfers Like Paula Creamer Turning to Academies


From The Clarion-Ledger:

‘It’s almost time’ – Mississippi woman ready to live on her own

Camp Shelby trains troops

Tommy Hamill Escapes Iraqi Captors

Mississippi is missed as Ivan swerves at last minute

Authorities battle rising interest in dogfighting


From the Baltimore Sun:

Michael Phelps far from Treading

Pitino: Back in Bluegrass, wearing red

WKU’s Marcus: All the tools, a work in progress

Sam Cassell comes home for charity

Rahman, Ravens share goal: title defense


From the Orlando Sentinel:

Tracy McGrady scores 52 as new teammates perform well

Mr. Automatic: Maddux is pitching poetry

Fit for a King: Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus play around

Tony Hawk soars to crowd’s delight

Alice Cooper loves racing

THROWBACKS: Vets like Smoltz, Maddux, Chipper and Sheff lead Braves

STEEL RESOLVE: Steeler QB Tommy Maddox finally gets chance

Daytona Beach coach takes life lessons to heart


From The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

The Chase for an Ace


From The Chicago Tribune:

Dale Jr. knows he ran out of time


From The Virginian-Pilot:

Scout cleans poo off beach

Man’s death remains a mystery


From USA Today:

Fat Cats in Mississippi


From The Denver Post:

Arkansas St. ousts Pioneers


From The College Heights Herald at WKU:

Playground Notes columns

Different Faiths, One Goal: Religion brings team together

The Gift of Love

Cigarette use on rise

Tops making beautiful music

Healing through Him


From the Cadiz Record:

Helping Hand: Rehab Center heals patients


From the (Owensboro) Messenger-Inquirer:

WKU Gets Paid, But Loses a Lot