Lily Roberson, 4, gets to know one of the O'Malley Alley Cats rescue cats up for adoption Saturday at the PetSense store in the Marketplace II mall on North Street in Nacogdoches. PetSense teamed up again this year with O'Malley Alley Cats and the Nacogdoches Animal Control and Adoption Center staff for their annual pet adopt-a-thon, which continues today from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the PetSense store on North Street.
Lead designer and manager Susie Scott poses Wednesday in the showroom at Pebble Creek Cabinets on the Old Henderson Highway north of Nacogdoches. Scott's father, James McFadden, started building homes in and around East Texas and western Louisiana in 1955 with the family business switching to custom cabinets more than 20 years ago.
Clayton McFadden runs the wood shop at Pebble Creek Cabinets north of Nacogdoches. McFadden started working with his father, business founder James McFadden, while he was still in high school.
Desi, a 4-year-old Shih Tzu, leads the way with his person, Pansy Tinkle, in tow out of the PetSense store in the Marketplace II mall on North Street on Friday. The Humane Society of Nacogdoches County will host its annual Blessing of the Animals event at 2 p.m. Oct. 7 at Banita Creek Park.
Glenda Walker, Director of Dewitt School of Nursing at Stephen F. Austin State University, and Janice Hensarling, assistant professor, talk about the impact of the Affordable Care Act on Medicare.
Glenda Walker, Director of Dewitt School of Nursing at Stephen F. Austin State University, talks about the impact of the Affordable Care Act on Medicare.
Nacogdoches junior Dre Foster (5) presses forward for extra inches on his first quarter run as he's wrapped up by a pair of Hallsville defenders Friday in Hallsville. The Dragons dropped to 0-4 on the season with just one non-conference game remaining at Pinetree before beginning conference play Oct. 12 against Jacksonville at home.
Danny Moo, right, poses with his wife Nilar Paw, left, and son Thasambu Moo, 2, on the front porch of their west Nacogdoches home on Sept. 20. The Danny and Nilar moved to East Texas with their other child, Thathe Moo, now 7, from their native Thailand in August 2007.
Lee Hill, owner of Evergreen Lawn Care, drives a self-propelled applicator machine around the soccer field Tuesday at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches. Hill was applying a material to control fire ants and mole crickets, which have become troublesome on the playing field this year, he said.
Lee Hill, owner of Evergreen Lawn Care, pauses for a phone call while applying fire ant and mole cricket control Tuesday on the soccer field at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches.
Lauren Selden shows a length of decorative chain, this one of fine silver, made using the same technique she demonstrated in class Thursday at SFA.
Assistant Professor Lauren Selden uses a gas torch Thursday to briefly heat the copper rings to melt the solder and close the cuts. Once cooled and cleaned, the rings would be joined together to create a decorative chain, part of the jewelry and art metals class Selden teaches at SFA.
Cut rings of copper stack up as they are separated before being soldered into rings for a decorative chain during an art metals classroom demonstration Thursday at SFA.
Lauren Selden wraps fine copper wire around a wooden dowel during a classroom demonstration Thursday in the SFA School of Art. The wire would eventually be cut and soldered into solid rings and made into decorative chains as part of the class project.
Lauren Selden, third from right, gives students their assignments before beginning a demonstration in the art metals class Thursday in the Stephen F. Austin School of Art. Selden, a metal and jewelry artist in her own right, is an assistant professor and area advisor in the metals and jewelry area of study at SFA.
Assistant Professor Lauren Selden points out details on the screen to a class of jewelry and art metal students Thursday during a class lecture at Stephen F. Austin State University.
Gus Johnson breaks through for yardage in SFA’s game against Central Arkansas Saturday.
Lauren Lawrence swings while her husband, Daniel, pushes on Wednesday outside the converted barn they call home northeast of Nacogdoches.
Lauren, left, and Daniel Lawrence work in their garden near sunset Wednesday northeast of Nacogdoches. The couple are trying to live a green, sustainable lifestyle, growing much of their own food and leaving as small a footprint as possible, they said.
An SFA player in pushed forced out of bounds in the Lumberjacks’ win over Central Arkansas Saturday.
Tae Thomas stretches out for a pass for Nacogdoches during the Dragons’ game with Pine Tree in Pirate Stadium in Longivew Friday.
Bulldog running back Logan Clark takes the Cameron Rodriguez handoff through the crowd for a gain during the first quarter Friday against Hawkins in Garrison. To see more images from the game, click the link below or visit dailysentinel.mycapture.com.
Junior Bulldog quarterback Cameron Rodriguez, left, shakes off a Hawkins tackle attempt during the first quarter of Garrison homecoming action Friday in Garrison.
Bridget Bass, center, was crowned 2012 Homecoming Queen for Garrison High School before the football game Friday in Garrison. Pictured are, from left, Austin Edwards, Bethany Holeman, Shane Holeman, Cole Robertson, Bridget Bass, Rodney Bass, Paul Stokes, Bailey Lunsford and Mike Lunsford. To purchase reprints, click the link or visit dailysentinel.mycapture.com.
Students give a thumbs up to indicate their desires to feel safe both in and out of their homes during a Yell & Tell assembly on Friday at Central Heights Elementary. The national program aims to teach children what to do in cases of emergency or if they're afraid, according to the website www.yellandtell.com.
Students meet Squawk, the Yell & Tell mascot, as they exit the gymnasium at Central Heights Elementary on Friday following the safety assembly at the school. The program aims to teach children what to do, to yell for help, in cases of danger or other emergencies, according to the website www.yellandtell.com.
Jean Davidson of Milwaukee, Wisc., talks about the group she founded called Yell & Tell during an assembly Friday at Central Heights Elementary School. Davidson, a retired teacher and granddaughter of Harley-Davidson Motorcyles cofounder Walter Davidson, founded the group to promote child safety after the accidental drowning death of her grandson, Ryder, in 2006.
Kindergartner Rylynn Bizzell, 5, front left, and the rest of the girls cover their ears Friday as the boys, including Grayson Mobley, center left, and Aldo Perez, both 5, practice yelling "Help" during a Yell & Tell assembly in the gymnasium at Central Heights Elementary School. Jean Davidson, retired teacher and granddaughter of Harley-Davidson Motorcycles co-founder Walter Davidson, formed the organization to promote child safety after the accidental drowning death of her grandson, Ryder, in Colorado in 2006.
Donna Eubanks, left, gets a makeover from Jordan Britt, a Lancome makeup artist, at the 4th annual Simply Pink breast cancer fundraiser Thursday at Piney Woods Country Club in Nacogdoches. Eubanks is 71 years old and a breast cancer survivor of six months.
Opponents may think they're seeing double when twin defensive backs senior Josh Aubrey, left, and junior Jordan Aubrey take the field for the Stephen F. Austin State University Lumberjacks. This weeks game at Reliant Stadium will be bitter-sweet, the brothers out of Tyler Lee High School who've shared the field since middle school said, as senior Josh plays his final Battle of the Piney Woods on Saturday in Houston.
A sign announces a temporary road closure on County Road 263 north of Appleby on Thursday as a trustee crew from the county Road and Bridge Department replaces bridge decking in the background. The crew is working its way around the county repairing aging bridges.
Justin Christy works on a vehicle air conditioner Wednesday at National Automotive on North University Drive in Nacogdoches. Christy said he enjoys air conditioner work but is really a "Jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to automotive repair.
Mechanic Justin Christy gets a bottle of air conditioner system cleaning solvent for a vehicle he's working on Wednesday at National Automotive on North University Drive in Nacogdoches. Christy said he started out working on his own bicycles and, later, cars before becoming a professional mechanic about four years ago.
Courtney Armstrong, a resident of the State Supported Living Center in San Angelo, signs to the song "God Bless The USA" during the sign-solo competition of the 2012 Totally Awesome Music Festival on Wednesday at Hotel Fredonia in Nacogdoches. The event brings residents of State Supported Living Centers around Texas together for three days of competition in vocal, instrumental and group musical performance.
Sharlene Medley, right, a resident at the Lufkin State Supported Living Center, gets a hug from one of her caregivers, Bridgett Ferguson, after leaving the stage on Wednesday during the 2012 Totally Awesome State Music Festival at the Hotel Fredonia in Nacogdoches. The festival, continuing today, brings together individuals with learning and developmental disabilities from State Supported Living Centers around Texas for three days of competition.
Courtney Armstrong, right, a resident of the State Supported Living Center in San Angelo, signs to the song "God Bless The USA" during the sign-solo competition of the 2012 Totally Awesome Music Festival on Wednesday at Hotel Fredonia in Nacogdoches. The event brings residents of State Supported Living Centers around Texas together for three days of competition in vocal, instrumental and group musical performance.
Nacogdoches firefighters examine the damage to the Arby's Restaurant on North University Drive after a GMC Yukon driven by Glenda Brown, 59, of Nacogdoches jumped a curb in the University Mall parking lot and struck the side of the building shortly after 11 a.m. Wednesday.
Emergency services personnel move Glenda Brown, 59, of Nacogdoches to a waiting ambulance Wednesday after the GMC Yukon she was driving jumped a curb and struck the side of the Arby's Restaurant on North University Drive shortly after 11 a.m. The impact caused an undetermined amount of damage to a cooler and a section of the wall on the business.
Marilou Miller, left, a nurse at Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital, buys sweet potatoes from Derrick Lummas on Wednesday during the final special farmer's market of the year outside the hospital. Beginning next week, the Nacogdoches Farmer's Market will be at the Hitch Lot at the intersection of Main and Pearl streets Wednesdays from 4 to 6 p.m. and Saturday mornings through Thanksgiving.
Sharlene Medley, a resident at the Lufkin State Supported Living Center, performs Wednesday during the 2012 Totally Awesome State Music Festival at the Hotel Fredonia in Nacogdoches. The festival, continuing today, brings together individuals with learning and developmental disabilities from State Supported Living Centers around Texas for three days of competition.
Nacogdoches Dragon receivers, Gus Partin (21),Thomas Goode (14), Reed Watson (18), L.J. Barnes (15), Michael Dove (8), Tae Thomas (4), and Sam Morgan (13) pose with the Dragon on Wednesday at Nacogdoches High School. The crew had their best night during Homecoming against Carthage on Sept. 21, posting 19 receptions for 295 years and two touchdowns, a performance they hope to repeat or exceed on the road tonight against Pine Tree in Longview.