2005 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 (625 points)

2nd The Beaumont Enterprise (575 points)

3rd The Facts, Clute (450 points)

4th Odessa American (250 points)


Division 3 Small Dailies

1st Waxahachie Daily Light (500 points)

2nd Athens Daily Review (375 points)

3rd Hereford Brand (325 points)

4th Taylor Daily Press (250 points)


Division 4 Large Semiweeklies

1st  Wise County Messenger (850 points)

2nd Williamson County Sun (475 points)

3rd Hood County News (375 points with more in General Excellence)

4th Round Rock Leader (375 points)


Division 5 Small Semiweeklies

1st  The Canyon News (450 points)

2nd Mansfield News-Mirror (375 points)

3rd  The Sealy News (350 points with more first places)

4th Breckenridge American (350 points)


Division 6 Large Weeklies

1st  Park Cities People (650 points)

2nd Azle News (300 points)

3rd The Cameron Herald (275 points)

4th Rockdale Reporter (225 points)


Division 7 Medium Large Weeklies

1st The Community News, Aledo (625 points)

2nd Westlake Picayune (425 points)

3rd The Progress, Three Rivers (300 points)

4th The River Cities Tribune, Marble Falls (250 points)


Division 8 Medium Weeklies

1st Lancaster Today (375 points)

2nd  The Springtown Epigraph (350 points with more first places)

3rd  The Smithville Times (350 points)

4th Iowa Park Leader (275 points)


Division 9 Small Medium Weeklies

1st  The Leonard Graphic (500 points)

2nd The Clarendon Enterprise (375 points)

3rd Lexington Leader (325 points)

4th The Citizen, Clear Lake (300 points)


Division 10 Small Weeklies

1st  The Eldorado Success (525 points)

2nd  The Morton Tribune (375 points)

3rd  Joshua Star (275 points with more second places)

4th The Little Elm Journal (275 points)