Texas Press Messenger

Texas Press Messenger

Examples of directory covers in past years

Photographers at all TPA member newspapers are encouraged to submit their best work in the 2018 Texas Newspaper Directory Cover Photo Contest. Entries are being accepted through Oct. 13.  
Photos should reflect the Texas spirit through landscapes, architecture, festival activities, wildlife and/or nature photography.

Jim Simmon

HOUSTON – Jim Simmon, 63, an editor whose career included stints with four Texas daily newspapers, was among the people lost during Houston area flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

DENTON – Patsy Cross Patterson, a past co-owner of the Denton Record-Chronicle and an active community leader in Denton, died Aug. 29. She was 88.

This year marks the 77th anniversary of National Newspaper Week. The annual observance set Oct. 1-7 celebrates and emphasizes the impact of newspapers to communities large and small.
Materials for NNW are available for download at www.nationalnewspaperweek.com, according to Tom Newton, chairman of the 2017 observance. 

New publishers have taken over at four Texas newspapers

Promotions, staff additions at Texas newspapers.