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Daily Leader ads win at MPA event

Daily Leader staff members brought home 14 awards at the Mississippi Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest for advertising.

Michael Granger and Kristi Carney won a combined six first-place awards. The newspaper also won six second-place awards and two third-place awards.

The newspaper competed against other daily newspapers in Mississippi with similar circulation. The awards were announced at a luncheon Saturday in Jackson.

Awards won:

First place

Best House Ad — Color — Gridiron, Michael Granger

Best Small Space Ad — Bank of Brookhaven, Kristi Carney

Best Grocery & Restaurant Ad — Color — Broma’s Deli, Carney

Best Auto Ad — Black and White — Sullivan Ford, Carney

Best Health Care Ad — Black and White — Aston Court, Carney

Best Institutional Ad — Color — First Baptist Church, Carney


Second Place

Financial Ad — Black and White — Bank of Brookhaven, staff

Health Care Ad — Black and White — Bane Drugs, Carney

Service Ad — Color — Southwest MS EPA, Carney and Granger

Theme Page — Good Luck Lady Hornets, Granger

Single Magazine Advertisement — Southwest MS EPA, Granger and Kristi

General Excellence, staff


Third Place

Theme Page — Christmas Open House, Carney and Granger

Single Magazine Advertisement, staff