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Texas Press Messenger

It’s time for Texas Press Association members to begin reviewing work published over the past year and a half in preparation for the 2018-19 Texas Better Newspaper Contest.

Obituaries published in the July 2019 edition of the Texas Press Messenger

News about Texas newspapers.

WACO – The Texas Sports Hall of Fame is honoring the first media representatives selected for induction since 2004.
The group of new honorees include: 
• John McClain, a Houston Chronicle sportswriter who has been a longtime contributor to radio sports talk shows on KTRH (740 AM) and KILT (610 AM) and regularly appears on other stations throughout the country

Staff changes, promotions and additions at Texas newspapers.

Showing off sweepstakes awards from the STPA Better Newspaper Contest are (from left) Vince Leibowitz, The Colorado County Citizen, Division 1; Ken Cooke, Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Post, Division 2; and Shannon Crabtree, The El Campo Leader-News, Division 3.

South Texas Press Association members were treated to stories of the hot type era when they toured the Texas Czech Heritage Cultural Center, which includes The Czech Newspaper Museum.