Louisiana State Newspapers garner awards

LAFAYETTE – Newspapers representing Louisiana State Newspapers (LSN) took home 141 awards including 54 first place plaques in the Better Newspaper Competition. The awards were handed out at the awards luncheon held Saturday at the Holidome.

Highlighting the award presentations were the Rayne Acadian-Tribune and the Amite Tangi-Digest earning Newspaper of the Year honors in their respective categories. The Bunkie Record was also awarded Sweepstakes in the editorial competition.

This was the 128th Annual Louisiana Press Association convention.

The Crowley Post-Signal, competing in Division 4 with other dailies across the state garnered four awards including one first place plaque.

That first place was for Most Effective Use of Graphic Design on a page. Other awards were for Best News Story, Best Special Section and Best Graphic Design.

LSN publications and the awards they won with first place plaques in parenthesis include:

Rayne Acadian Tribune 39 (14), Amite Tangi-Digest 25 (10), Bunkie Record 21 (7), Lake Arthur Sun Times 13 (4), Welsh Citizen 9 (5), Teche News 9 (6), Clinton Watchman 8 (4), Ville Platte Gazette 5 (1), Eunice News 2 (1), Gueydan Journal 2, St. Francisville Democrat 2, St Helena Echo 1 (1), Zachary Plainsman Dealer 1.

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Crowley Post-Signal
P.O. Box 1589, Crowley, LA 70527
Phone: 337-783-3450
Fax: 337-788-0949

Rayne-Acadian Tribune
P.O. Box 260, Rayne, LA 70578
Phone: 337-334-3186
Fax: 337-334-8474

Church Point News
315 N. Main St., Church Point, LA 70525
Phone: 337-684-5711
Fax: 337-684-5793

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