Ronald James Lewis Dies at 83, Managed Tri-County Newspapers


Ronald “Ron” James Lewis, 83, manager of the former Belle Banner, Bland Courier and Maries County Gazette, died Oct. 13 following a slow recovery from two heart surgeries. Local friends and business owners who worked with Lewis remember him fondly.

“He got to be real special to us,” said Lisa Halbert, owner/manager of Double L Country Store.

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