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Obituaries published in the January 2021 edition of the Texas Press Messenger

A live webinar going over the stimulus package and how it relates to the newspaper industry is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 28. The FREE event starts at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 28.

Publishers and printing company officials are reminded that the annual recycled newsprint survey form must be filed by Jan. 31. 

Texas journalists are encouraged to enter the Anson Jones, MD, awards, sponsored by the Texas Medical Association.
For the third year in a row, a print journalist took home the Texas Health Journalist of the Year title in Texas Medical Association’s Anson Jones, MD, Awards competition. 

Texas journalists are encouraged to enter the Anson Jones, MD, awards, sponsored by the Texas Medical Association.
For the third year in a row, a print journalist took home the Texas Health Journalist of the Year title in Texas Medical Association’s Anson Jones, MD, Awards competition. 

By Al Cross, Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues

When the only local newspaper also served as the only local job printer, many people would refer to them as "the printing office." Job printing went elsewhere long ago, and few papers do their own printing. Now many of them don't even have offices.

A new marketing campaign rolled out by America's Newspapers encourages readers to "Shop Local. Eat Local. Read Local."
The ads read: "Local businesses and restaurants need your support more than ever this holiday season. And they've come up with creative ways for you to shop safely through delivery, pickup and online." 

Oct. 4 through 10 is National Newspaper Week, an annual observance sponsored by the Newspaper Association Managers (NAM) to recognize the service of newspapers to their communities.

TPA members are reminded that PS Form 3526, Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation, must be filed by Sept. 30 with the post office where newspapers are mailed. In addition, the statement must be published during the month of October.