The Community News received the Sweepstakes Award for the best overall newspaper among its peers at the Texas Press Association Better Newspaper Contest awards presented today in San Antonio.
In competition that was judged by memos of the Georgia Press Association, The Community News compiled Sweepstakes points based on how it compared to other medium sized weekly papers in the state.
Among 23 medium sized weeklies, The Community News placed:
Firstin News Writing;
Second in Column Writing, Headline Writing, News Photo, Page Design and Web Site;
Third in Feature Photo and
Fourth in Feature Writing.