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Auburn to host Newspaper Hall of Honor Jan. 21

AUBURN – Two journalists respected for their many years of service and dedication to communities as newspaper publishers will be inducted into the Alabama Newspaper Hall of Honor Saturday, Jan. 21, at 10 a.m. in the Alabama Newspaper Hall of Honor Room in the Ralph Brown Draughon Library at Auburn University.

R. Douglas Pearson Jr., who was the editor and publisher of The Daily Mountain Eagle, and Lancie M. Thomas, co-founder and publisher of The Mobile Beacon, The Alabama Citizen and The Selma Citizen, will be the 110th and 111th journalists inducted posthumously by the Alabama Press Association since the Alabama Newspaper Hall of Honor was established in 1959.

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Auburn University to host Newspaper Hall of Honor Oct. 2

AUBURN – Three journalists, all respected for their many years of service and dedication to communities as newspaper publishers, will be inducted into the Alabama Newspaper Hall of Honor on Oct. 2.

Karl Elebash Jr., who was the owner, editor and publisher of The Graphic in Tuscaloosa, and Ben and Libba George, owner and editor of the The Demopolis Times, will be the 107th, 108th and 109th journalists inducted posthumously by the Alabama Press Association since the Alabama Newspaper Hall of Honor was established in 1959.

The ceremony will be at 10 a.m. in the Alabama Newspaper Hall of Honor Room in the Ralph Brown Draughon Library at Auburn University.

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Auburn University to host Newspaper Hall of Honor ceremony

Two journalists – both respected for their many years of service and dedication to communities as newspaper publishers – will be inducted into the Alabama Newspaper Hall of Honor on Nov. 7 at Auburn University.

Sam H. Oliver, who was the owner and editor of The LaFayette Sun, and Ralph W. Sears, owner and editor of the Shelby County Reporter, will be the 105th and 106th journalists inducted posthumously by the Alabama Press Association since the Alabama Newspaper Hall of Honor was established in 1959.

The ceremony will be at 10 a.m. in the Alabama Newspaper Hall of Honor Room in the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

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