Archive for November 2007

Nail wins 2007 Best of Freedom Award

November 7, 2007

• Sedalia — Sedalia Democrat reporter Sarah Nail, former Democrat photographer
Joseph Beaher and former copy editor Lucas Soltow received a 2007 Best of Freedom award.
It was one of five awards presented to Freedom Communications newspapers of less than 25,000 circulation.
Nail and Beaher documented the brief life of Angel Corwin and her family. Angel was born with a brain malformation and surprised doctors by living nearly eight months.
Soltow designed the package that was published in September 2006.

Anniversary – Jean Black

November 7, 2007

• Slater — State Rep. Joe Aull and state Sen. Bill Stouffer presented publisher/editor Jean Black with resolutions in honor of her 10th anniversary of publishing the Slater Main Street News.
The newspaper was founded in 1886 and has had several names. Black bought the Slater News-Rustler in 1997 and renamed it the Slater Main Street News.