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Many auction items are already pledged, but more donations are needed for the 20th silent auction benefiting the Texas Newspaper Foundation. 

Items will be on view and bidding will be open during the 140th Convention & Trade Show trade show Thursday evening, Jan. 16, and Friday morning, Jan. 17, at the Moody Gardens Hotel, Convention Center and Spa in Galveston.

The registration deadline is approaching for Texas Press Association’s 140th Convention & Trade Show Jan. 16-18 at Moody Gardens Hotel, Convention Center and Spa in Galveston.

AUSTIN — Four news professionals — H. Deskins “Deck” Wells, George McElroy, Cyndy Slovak-Barton and Bob Dillard — will be inducted into the Texas Newspaper Foundation Hall of Fame on Jan. 17.
The induction ceremony will take place during the Texas Press Association 2020 Convention and Trade Show at Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa & Convention Center in Galveston. 

“Defining the Community Forum” is the theme for Texas Press Association’s 140th Convention and Trade Show Jan. 16-18 at Moody Gardens Hotel, Convention Center and Spa in Galveston.

The U.S. Postal Service’s proposed annual price increases for mailing periodicals are relatively moderate and in line with inflation, according to the National Newspaper Association.
The Postal Service is required by law to maintain rates within the Consumer Price Index. The new rates will take effect in January if approved by the Postal Regulatory Commission.

Obituaries published in the November 2019 edition of the Texas Press Messenger.