Congratulations to the staff of The Daily Republican in Marion, which brought home seven awards from the Southern Illinois Editorial Association's Best Newspaper Contest awards banquet last Friday.


The newspaper received first place in both Advertising Design and Advertising Excellence categories, and third place in the General Excellence category. A second place for Best Use of Photography and honorable mentions for Best Local News Coverage, Best Editorial Page and Best Local Sports Coverage were also awarded to the DR staff.

Congratulations to the staff of The Daily Republican in Marion, which brought home seven awards from the Southern Illinois Editorial Association's Best Newspaper Contest awards banquet last Friday.


The newspaper received first place in both Advertising Design and Advertising Excellence categories, and third place in the General Excellence category. A second place for Best Use of Photography and honorable mentions for Best Local News Coverage, Best Editorial Page and Best Local Sports Coverage were also awarded to the DR staff.