Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Founding editor of Gallatin paper to be inducted into TN Newspaper Hall of Fame

Col. Thomas Boyers, founding editor of the Gallatin Examiner (now the Gallatin News-Examiner), will be inducted along with former Commercial Appeal editor Frank Ahlgren, former News Sentinel editor Ralph Millett Jr., and UT journalism professor Willis Tucker, according to a story in the newest edition of The Tennessee Press. Boyers died in 1895, Ahlgren in 1995, Millet in 2000 and Tucker in 1974. The event will be Friday, Nov. 16, at the Marriott Knoxville.

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