Columnist Awarded Best Newspaper Column

Lonnie Whitaker, author and popular columnist for this publication, has won two awards from the Missouri Writers Guild. In the category of Best Newspaper Column, Whitaker took third place for his story titled, “An Ozark Girl’s Golf Odyssey.” A reprint of his award-winning submission will appear in next week’s issue of Howell County News. 
Whitaker was also honored with another third place nod in the category of Best Children’s Picture Book for his book, Mulligan Runs for Office. Copies of Whitaker’s two books featuring Mulligan the cat as well as his two novels, Geese to a Poor Market and Soda Fountain Blues are available for purchase from Amazon.

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