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Randolph Leader editor John W. Stevenson, 70, passed away Thursday morning, Feb. 14, at his Roanoke home surrounded by his loved ones and his pets after a year and half battle with cancer. John was only the third editor of the newspaper, which was … more
Rex Wilson, who led the Peninsula Daily News’ coverage of local news for almost 17 years as its executive editor, has died. He was 70. Wilson died Wednesday at his home in the Mexican town of Zapopan, a suburb of Guadalajara, of complications from … more
Kevin Kaufman, who poured his passion into leading the Daily Camera in a variety of pivotal roles for a quarter of a century, died Sunday morning at his Louisville home of complications from cancer. He was 62.  Read more more
Kevin Kaufman, who poured his passion into leading the Daily Camera in a variety of pivotal roles for a quarter of a century, died Sunday morning at his Louisville home of complications from cancer. He was 62.  Read more more
The longtime Southampton resident, newsman and beloved husband, father and grandfather died Tuesday. Dan Eisenhuth loved a lot of things. Fishing, hunting and golf were just a few. But his biggest passion and talent was with words. He was a master … more
Christine Kay, a veteran editor at The New York Times who had a strong hand in shaping prizewinning articles and investigative projects and who helped conceive “Portraits of Grief,” a celebrated series of remembrances about the victims of the … more
The Tullahoma News is mourning the loss of one of our own this week. Betty Dement, who spent more than 50 years in the newsroom here, died Tuesday, Jan. 22. “Betty was one of those rare individuals who dedicated her life to practicing community … more
Russell Baker, the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author whose whimsical, irreverent “Observer” column appeared in The New York Times and hundreds of other newspapers for 36 years and turned a backwoods-born Virginian into one of America’s … more
Lanky and laconic, with a pronounced Texas drawl and a sly smile, Charles Cooper seemed the embodiment of a Western hero. Known to everyone simply as “Coop,” he could say more than most people by not saying anything at all. He was the sheriff of … more
Hillery Eugene “Gene” Price, an honored journalist whose career spanned nearly six decades, died Wednesday. He was 90. Sue Price Johnson, his daughter and former Associated Press staffer, said her father died at a hospice in Raleigh after a long … more
Richard E. Mooney, a former New York Times columnist who served as executive editor of The Hartford Courant for five years, died Wednesday night at the age of 91. Mooney shepherded The Courant during the landmark years of 1976 to 1981, coinciding … more
W. Clark Gallagher, former general manager of the Democrat-Herald, past president of the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association and publisher of newspapers in Springfield, Newport and Hillsboro, died New Year’s Day after an accident at his home … more
In the preface of Mark Twain’s autobiographical book “Roughing It” he writes that within it there is “information concerning an interesting episode in the history of the Far West, about which no books have been written by persons who were on … more
Sid Crim, a former top executive at The State newspaper who helped oversee major changes in the newspaper’s pre-Internet history, died earlier this week after an 18-year struggle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was 76. Crim grew up in Lexington … more
A newspaper man to his core, John “Jack” Schrieber got his first job as a teenager at his hometown paper in Coleridge, Nebraska. Schrieber, 73, later continued his career at The World-Herald, joining the newspaper in 1970 and remaining an … more
Doug Ernst, who had a 33-year career in Napa Valley journalism, died Tuesday morning after a short battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), his family announced. Just 10 days earlier, Ernst and his family had hosted the “First Annual … more
Diane Marie Lopez, 62, who was an integral part of the Tracy Press for 34 years, died Thursday morning at home in Manteca. Her death followed a battle with cancer for most of the past year. A native of Los Banos, she was the daughter of Tony and … more
John Hall, a sportswriter whose columns and stories appeared for more than four decades in L.A. newspapers, died Monday. He was 90. Hall died at a hospice facility near his home in San Clemente, according to his wife, Toni. He was in good health … more
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