Longtime Reporter and Beacon Observer Co-Founder Mildred Heath Dies at 104
Posted: 12/17/2012 | By: Jessica Kokesh | Kearney Hub
Overton, Neb.— Mildred Heath never went anywhere without a pad of paper and a pencil.
Heath, 104, a longtime resident of Overton and co-founder of the
Beacon Observer newspaper, died Wednesday at Senior Living Choices in
Known around Overton for her love of news and
energetic nature, Heath stayed active as a journalist until June 1,
2009, when the Beacon Observer was sold to new owners.