Friday, Sep. 28, 2012
Democrat wins several awards
The Cass County Democrat Missourian brought back several awards from the Missouri Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest awards banquest Sept. 22 in Columbia.
Two first place awards were given to Stephanie Yeagle for Best Sports Photograph and for Best Story About History.
Second place awards were won in Best News or Feature Series, Best Feature Photograph, Best Editorial Pages and Best Coverage of Government.
Third place awards were earned in General Excellence, Best Front Page, Best News Story and Best News Photograph.
The Cass County Democrat Missourian also received honorable mention in Best Front-to-Back Newspaper Design, Best News Photograph, Best Photo Package, Best Sports News Story or Package by Yeagle, Best Sports Feature Story by Yeagle and Best Story About Religion.
This year’s Better Newspaper Contest was judged by journalists from the Wisconsin Press Association.
“To win 16 awards in the highly competitive weekly newspaper category is a great honor,” Publisher John Beaudoin said. “Community journalism is alive and well in Cass County and we are proud to be leading the way for newspaper coverage.”