The awards were announced last weekend at NETPA’s annual convention.
The Sun took second place in editorial writing for a pair of editorials submitted for judging. Those were “More pressing issue” in the Nov. 6, 2013, paper and “Tuesday’s confrontation” in the Nov. 15, 2013, issue.
The Sun took a third place in feature writing that was awarded for “Nov. 22, 1963: Death of a President” and “Change in life for big city resident.”
In news photography, The Sun received a third place for a pair of photos, one of ice on a cedar tree, the other a reflection of firefighters in a fire truck hub cap.
The Sun also took third in feature photos with a picture of firefighters at the Mineral Wells fire school and a picture of a couple at North D&D.