Posts Categorized: RAY HILL

Execution Watch: Jerry Martin, December. 3

Jerry Martin By Execution WatchThe final execution of 2013 in Texas will take place Tuesday when Jerry Martin, a volunteer, is put to death.  Execution Watch will broadcast live coverage and analysis. RADIO SHOW PREVIEW EXECUTION WATCH Unless a stay is issued, we’ll broadcast live: Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 6-7 PM Central Time KPFT FM…read more

Execution Watch: Carl Henry Blue 2/21

Carl Henry Blue HUNTSVILLE, Texas – Prison workers are preparing for Thursday’s scheduled execution of Carl Henry Blue.  Barring a stay, his will be the 493rd execution during the modern era for Texas, where more than one-third of U.S. executions occur.  The radio program Execution Watch will carry coverage and commentary on the state killing,…read more

Execution Watch: Kimberly McCarthy Jan. 29

Kimberly McCarthy faces execution Tuesday Tuesday is Jan. 29. It’s also the day Texas plans to execute KIMBERLY McCARTHY, a former crack addict who was sentenced to death for the 1997 slaying of an elderly woman during a home robbery near Dallas.   Unless a stay is issued, Execution Watch will broadcast live coverage of…read more

Execution Watch: Hernandez 11/14, Hughes 11/15

Ramon Hernandez                                        Preston Hughes HUNTSVILLE, Tex. — Texas has chosen the week before Thanksgiving to execute two men back-to-back. Execution Watch will provide coverage Wednesday if the state follows through with its plan to put Ramon Hernandez…read more

Kerr execution to involve first TX use of pentobarbital

                                                     Cary Kerr has maintained his innocence By Elizabeth Ann SteinProducer, Execution Watch Texas plans to put to death Cary Kerr Tuesday with a lethal-injection formula that would mark the first use of the barbiturate pentobarbital by the nation’s busiest executioners.   Unless there is a stay, Execution Watch will broadcast coverage and commentary, beginning…read more

Larry Wooten to die despite retardation claim

Larry Wooten By Elizabeth SteinProducer, Execution Watch HUNTSVILLE, Texas — The state will end a more than two-month hiatus in executions Thursday by putting to death Larry Wooten of Paris, Texas, whose claim of mental retardation was credible enough for the state Court of Criminal Appeals to grant him a retrial. Execution Watch  will broadcast…read more

Execution Watch: Live coverage of David Martinez's Execution

“Shining a Spotlight on Texas’s Badge of Shame Through Live Coverage of Executions.” EXECUTION WATCHFeb. 4, 2009, 6:00–7:00 p.m. Central TimeKPFT 90.1 FM, HD-2, HoustonINTERNET: At 6 p.m. CT go to, click on “Listen” *** If the execution is canceled, we’ll cancel the show. But only then. *** SCHEDULED FOR EXECUTION: DAVID MARTINEZ Texas…read more