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Editor Zach Killian and Columnist Jeri Shire with the awards from the Arkansas Press Association’s annual convention.

South Arkansas Sun Brings Awards Home

The South Arkansas Sun received awards in the Better Newspaper Editorial Contest at the annual Arkansas Press Association convention which took place in Hot Springs. Over 1,500 entries throughout the state submitted entries in different categories.

Columnist Jeri Shire was awarded first place in the “Humorous Column” category for “Tales from the Shire.” The judge commented Shire’s column had her “laughing out loud.” Shire also was given third place in the “General Interest Column” category.


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