Columns & Opinions
October 28, 2022
A newspaper’s value to its community
In the 45 years since I got into the newspaper business, you‚d think I‚d be beyond the point of being surprised. Yet when I heard that the Heavener Ledger has ceased publication, I was surprised (at least a little) and dismayed. And the Queen song came to mind: Another one bites the dust.
The newspaper is the backbone of a community, a vital partner that not only delivers news and information while serving as an indispensable advertising resource, but is also a dedicated watchdog for ...