Pekin Daily Times wins seven Illinois Press Association awards

The Pekin Daily Times won seven Illinois Press Association awards today at a luncheon in Springfield.

Reporter Sharon Woods Harris won first place for 2016 Best Coverage of Taxation.

Other awards included: Sharon Woods Harris, second place for 2016 Best School Board Coverage; Joey Wagner, third place for 2016 Sports News; and four honorable mentions - Mike Smothers, 2016 Government Beat Reporting; Shannon Sanders and Joey Wagner for 2016 Sports Section; Sharon Woods Harris for 2016 Best Coverage of Taxation; and Nick McMillion for 2016 Feature Writing.