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The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO
  • 5 inductees named to Newspaper Hall of Fame

  • An Associated Press journalist and four newspaper industry leaders are the newest Missouri Newspaper Hall of Fame inductees.
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  • An Associated Press journalist and four newspaper industry leaders are the newest Missouri Newspaper Hall of Fame inductees.
     
    The Missouri Press Association announced the selections Monday. Induction is Sept. 6 at the MPA convention in Kansas City.
     
    Edwin Q. White was at AP's Saigon bureau during the Vietnam War. He died last year.
     
    Henry Childers spent 50-plus years to the Troy Free Press in the late 19th and early 20th century.
     
    Bob Cobb was owner of the King City Tri-County News for 21 years despite a life-long battle with spina bifida. He died in 1997.
     
    Jane Duncan Flink and her late husband owned the Boone County Journal in Ashland from 1986 to 2001.
     
    Trenton Republican-Times publisher Wendell Lenhart was MPA president in 2001. His father was president 20 years earlier.
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