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Mansfield Mirror celebrating 100th

February 29, 2008

The Mansfield Mirror plans to publish a special section this spring to commemorate its 100th anniversary. A history of the newspaper and old photos of Mansfield will populate the section.
Readers are being asked to look for old photos that show the Mirror in its early days.
A special postal cancellation marking the occasion is being planned for the Mansfield post office. The local Historical Society has offered space in its museum for a display of items from the newspaper’s past.
The Mirror published a centennial calendar containing old photos of the newspaper and the town. Citizens can get free calendars at the newspaper office.


Oldfield to celebrate birthday, New Year

December 27, 2007

2006 Missouri Press Association President Steve Oldfield’s birthday anniversary is this Tuesday, January 1st.

You may send him a card or note at the following:

Steve Oldfield
P.O. Box 128
Adrian, MO 64720

His email address is:

Birthday – Dodie Maurer

October 7, 2007

• Belton — Dodie Maurer, who became majority owner with her husband of The Belton Star-Herald in 1965, observed her 80th birthday anniversary in September. She remains involved with the weekly as one of its most popular columnists.

Birthday – Marvin VanGilder

September 27, 2007

• Carthage — About 80 people gathered on Sept. 23 to honor Marvin VanGilder, a former managing editor of The Carthage Press, on the eve of his 81st birthday anniversary.
State Sen. Gary Nodler read a Senate Resolution honoring VanGilder for his achievements and contributions to his community. U.S. Rep. Roy Blunt in Washington read into the Congressional Record a statement honoring VanGilder.
The Carthage High School show choir performed and family members and others spoke and sang for more than an hour.