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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.

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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: steveoldfield@usa.net

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.