Yorktown News-View earned three awards at the 89th annual South Texas Press Association conference recently in Port Aransas.
Recognized as the largest regional press association in the U.S., STPA covers an area from the Gulf Coast to central Texas.
The News-View was competing with weekly newspapers of similar circulation.
In the category of General Excellence, the News-View took second place. This category considered articles, photos, page layout and special sections.
In the category of Advertising, the News-View took a second place. Overall advertising design and creativity were considered.
Another second place was awarded for Feature Photos. The award recognized the photos of staff member Tim O’Malley.
The contest was for editions published in 2014 and journalists from the Louisiana Press Association served as judges.