2003 Better Newspaper Contest — Sweepstakes


Division 2, Dailies
Division 3, Dailies
Division 4, Semiweeklies
Division 5, Semiweeklies
Division 6, Weeklies
Division 7, Weeklies
Division 8, Weeklies
Division 9, Weeklies
Division 10, Weeklies


Division 2 Large Dailies
1st The Galveston County Daily News (500 points)
2nd The Beaumont Enterprise (475 points)
3rd The Facts (Clute) (375 points)
4th Midland Reporter-Telegram (275 points)

Division 3 Small Dailies
1st Texas City Sun (500 points)
2nd Athens Daily Review (350 points w/ more second places)
3rd Waxahachie Daily Light (350 points)|
4th Alice Echo News Journal (300 points)

Division 4 Large Semiweeklies
1st Wise County Messenger (450 points)
2nd Hood County News (375 points w/ more first places)
3rd Round Rock Leader (375 points)
4th Williamson County Sun (300 points)

Division 5 Small Semiweeklies
1st Mansfield News Mirror (675 points)
2nd Lamesa Press Reporter (350 points)
3rd The Highlander (Marble Falls) (250 points w/ more in General Excellence)
4th Gatesville Messenger (250 points)

Division 6 Large Weeklies
1st Austin Business Journal (475 points)
2nd Houston Business Journal (325 points w/ most points in General Excellence)
3rd The Cameron Herald (325 points w/ more points in General Excellence)
4th The Azle News (325 points)

Division 7 Medium Large Weeklies
1st Westlake Picayune (425 points)
2nd Copperas Cove Leader Press (175 points w/ most in General Excellence)
3rd Ellis County Press (175 points w/ more in General Excellence)
4th tie Colorado County Citizen & Medina Valley Times (175 points)

Division 8 Medium Weeklies
1st Pilot Point Post Signal (400 points)
2nd Hill Country News Weekender (Cedar Park) (250 points)
3rd Lake Country Sun (Graford) (225 points)
4th Cedar Hill Today (175 points)

Division 9 Small Medium Weeklies
1st Midlothian Today (375 points)
2nd The Canadian Record (300 points)
3rd Portland News (275 points)
4th The Citizen (Clear Lake) (250 points)

Division 10 Small Weeklies
1st The Brackett News (300 points)
2nd Princeton Herald (250 points w/ more in General Excellence)
3rd Benbrook Star (250 points)
4th The International (Presidio) (225 points)