Panhandle Press Awards

By QCS Staff

The Quay County Sun picked up three awards on Saturday at the Panhandle Press Association’s annual contest.
Associate Publisher Chelle Delaney took a third-place for news writing with Kevin Wilson and also picked up an honorable mention in feature stories.
The Sun also picked up a third place for headline writing.
The Clovis News Journal captured the General Excellence award in the large-newspaper division for the second year in a row.
The Panhandle Press Association 2007 contest Area winners are;

Division I
News writing: 3. Larry Thornton, Muleshoe Journal; Honorable mention: Ron Carr, Friona Star.
Editorials: 3. Larry Thornton, Muleshoe Journal; Honorable mention: Friona Star staff.
Serious columns: 2. Ron Carr, Friona Star; 3. Larry Thornton, Muleshoe Journal.
Humorous columns: 3. Leah Bell, Muleshoe Journal; Honorable mention: Ron Carr, Friona Star.
Feature stories: 3. Friona Star – Holly Campbell and Ron Carr, Friona Star; Honorable mention: Larry Thornton, Muleshoe Journal.
Spot news photos: 1. Friona Star staff; Honorable mention: Muleshoe Journal staff.
Sports photos: 3. Norm Brantley, Muleshoe Journal; Honorable mention: Ron Carr, Friona Star.
Feature photos: 2. Muleshoe Journal staff; 3. Friona Star staff.
Advertising initiative: 3. Muleshoe Journal; Honorable mention: Friona Star.
Sports writing: 2. Ron Carr, Friona Star; 3. Delton Wilhite, Muleshoe Journal.
Society/Lifestyles: 2. Muleshoe Journal staff.
Special edition/section: 1. Friona Star staff; Honorable mention: Muleshoe Journal staff.
Headline writing: 3. Muleshoe Journal staff; Honorable mention: Friona Star staff.
Front page layout: 3. Friona Star staff; Honorable mention: Muleshoe Journal staff.
Online: 1. Muleshoe Journal; 2. Friona Star.

Division II
News writing: 1. Karl Terry, Portales News-Tribune; 3. Chelle Delaney and Kevin Wilson, Quay County Sun; Honorable mention: Marlena Hartz and Sharna Johnson, Clovis News Journal.
Editorials: 1. David Stevens, Clovis News Journal.
Serious columns: 2. Kevin Wilson, Clovis News Journal; 3. Karl Terry, Portales News-Tribune.
Feature stories: 1. Marlena Hartz, Clovis News Journal; Honorable mention: Chelle Delaney, Quay County Sun.
Spot news photos: 1. Andy DeLisle, Tony Bullocks, Clovis News Journal; 3. Karl Terry, Portales News-Tribune.
Sports photos: 1. Andy DeLisle, Rick White, Clovis News Journal.
Feature photos: 1. Andy DeLisle, Sharna Johnson, Eric Kluth, Clovis News Journal; 3. Karl Terry, Portales News-Tribune.
Sports writing: 1. Jesse Wolfersberger and Marlena Hartz, Clovis News Journal; Honorable mention: Karl Terry, Portales News-Tribune.
Special edition/section: Honorable Mention: Clovis News Journal staff
Headline writing: 2. Rick White, Clovis News Journal; 3. Quay County Sun staff.
Front page layout: 1. Portales News-Tribune staff; 2. Clovis News Journal staff.
Online: 1. Clovis News Journal.