Five awards were received from the Mississippi Press Association (MPA) on Saturday and four others came from the Louisiana/Mississippi Associated Press Managing Editors (APME) organization earlier in the year.
The awards were for work in 2016.
“We are proud of the recognition the Daily Corinthian and our writers
received from the APME,” said Daily Corinthian Publisher Reece Terry. “We are equally proud of the recognition our design team and writers received from the Mississippi Press Association. It’s aways gratifying to be recognized by our peers in the newspaper industry.”
— First place, headlines
— First place, general news story; staff writer Zack Steen for his “Two schools final chapter” for the story about the last day of school at Glendale and Rienzi elementary schools.
— First place, feature story; former staff writer Bobby J. Smith for his “Day at the fair” story about a day at the Alcorn County Fair; Smith is now a freelance writer for the newspaper and its magazines.
— First place, business story, former staff writer Kimberly Shelton for her story about the unique Old Fashioned Soda Shop in downtown Corinth.
— First place, design
— Second and third place, headlines
— Second place, general interest column; editor Mark Boehler for his Sidetracks columns
— Third place, editorials; Boehler for his “Our View” editorials which publish on Sundays.