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Texas Press Association members can learn about options for digitally archiving their newspapers at TPA’s 2019 Convention and Trade Show Jan. 24-26 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Denton Convention Center.
Digital archiving is just one topic on the agenda for the convention, the first since TPA members voted to have one annual meeting.

News about and of interest to Texas newspapers.

Promotions, staff additions at Texas Newspapers.

BOERNE – Jeff Parra, 55, a veteran of newspaper advertising and management, has assumed duties as publisher of the Boerne Star. 
Daniel Philhower, vice president and controller of Granite Publications, the management company for the Boerne Star, made the official announcement.

KERRVILLE – Former managing editor Carlina Villalpando has returned to the Kerrville Daily Times as publisher, succeeding Neice Bell, who has moved to New Braunfels as publisher of the Herald-Zeitung.
Dolph Tillotson, president of Southern Newspapers Inc., announced the management change.

AUSTIN — Texas Newspaper Foundation announces the selection of three exemplary individuals — John William “Bill” Cooke, Donnis Baggett and Barney Hubbs — into the Texas Newspaper Foundation Hall of Fame for the year 2019.