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Newspaper honored with four awards at APME

ALEXANDRA, La. – The DAILY LEADER news staff captured fourawards in the annual writing and photo competition during theAssociated Press Managing Editors Conference Friday.

Managing Editor Matthew Coleman won a second place honor in theLayout and Design: Headlines category. Second place awards alsowent to Sports Editor Tom Goetz in the Sports Columns category andto Dr. Wells Wilson in the Sports Action photo category.

Staff Writer Scott Tynes garnered a third place award in theGeneral Feature Story category.

The competition was for work done in 2006. The DAILY LEADERcompeted in the Division I category for newspapers withcirculations of less than 10,000 in Louisiana and Mississippi.