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The Louisiana Press Association 50 Year Club

 

 

2012

David B. Petty, The News-Star (Monroe)

Jerry Pierce, Northwestern State University (Natchitoches)

2011

Charles N. Lenox, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

2010

Jim Beam, The American Press (Lake Charles)

Charles Lenox, The American Press (Lake Charles), The Daily Advertiser (Lafayette), UL-Lafayette

2010

Diana Daigle, The Church Point News

2008

Ray Forman, The Town Talk (Alexandria), The Eunice News, The Ville Platte Gazette

2007

Edwin Roy, The St. Bernard Voice (Arabi)

2006

Jerry Byrd, Bossier Press-Tribune

Allen J. Lottinger, St. Charles Herald Guide (Boutte)

Ted Uhall, The Daily Iberian (New Iberia)

2005

William J. Holliday, The Baker Observer

Sammy J. Franklin, The Jena Times, Olla-Tullos Urania Signal

Porteous "Dickie" Broussard, The Daily Iberian (New Iberia)

2004

Jerry & Joy Wise, DeQuincy News

Raymond P. “Doc” Jeffress, Jackson Independent (Jonesboro)

Robert Gentry, The Sabine Index (Many)

Sam A. Hanna, Sr., Concordia Sentinel (Ferriday)

2002    

John Blanchard, The Enterprise and Interstate Progress (Mansfield)

Don Kingery, American Press (Lake Charles)

Lovan Thomas, Natchitoches Times

2001

Annabelle McGuire Armstrong, South Baton Rouge Journal

2000

 Fred “Pat” Achor, The Times-Picayune (New Orleans)

Vera Hardman, St. Tammany Farmer (Covington)

1999

Sue Eakin, The Bunkie Record

1998  

Vincent Marino, The Advertiser (Lafayette)

Adolph C. Renaud, The Times (Shreveport)

1997

Bernard Curet, Pointe Coupee Banner (New Roads)

1996

Robert H. Fackelman, Jennings Daily News

Peter Finney, The Times-Picayune (New Orleans)

Douglas L. Manship, Sr., The Advocate (Baton Rouge)

Clyde S. Miller, Madison Journal (Tallulah)

Anne K. Price, The Advocate (Baton Rouge)

Evelyn Short, The Advocate (Baton Rouge)

Joe D. Smith, Jr., Alexandria Daily Town Talk

Erbon and Marie Wise, Southwest Daily News (Sulphur)

1995

Bill Irwin, Amite Digest, Kentwood News

1994  

Joseph Bosley, Madison Journal (Tallulah)

Lou Major, Sr., The Daily News (Bogalusa)

Willis Reed, Baton Rouge Post

1993 

Fred Bandy, The Daily Iberian (New Iberia)

Frank J. Budde, The Times (Shreveport)

Earl Cobb, The Times-Picayune (New Orleans)

1992   

Ansley H. Colvin, Jr., The Jackson Independent (Jonesboro)

Lester G. Colvin, The Jackson Independent (Jonesboro)

T.L. Colvin, Sr., The Jackson Independent (Jonesboro)

Bill Chapman, Bastrop Daily Enterprise

1991

Ray F. Dill, Houma Daily Courier

Ivy J. Smith, Houma Daily Courier

L.D. Young, Jr., West Side Journal (Port Allen)

A.N. Dawson, Jr., Alexandria Daily Town Talk

1990      

Ralph Bienvenu, Abbeville Meridional

Jo Cart, Rayne Independent

Myrta Fair Craig, Rayne Acadian Tribune

Charles P. Manship, Jr., State Times-Morning Advocate (Baton Rouge)

William C. Risinger, Alexandria Daily Town Talk

 

 

The Mission of the Louisiana Press Association is:

To unite Louisiana newspapers as a cooperative association which creates and fosters an economic, political,

and legal environment where newspapers can compete and flourish as providers of information and information services.