News Tribune celebrates 150 years in print

Managing Editor Gary Castor serves a hotdog Saturday during the News Tribune's 150th Anniversary celebration at its printing plant.

The News Tribune hosted its 150th Anniversary celebration Saturday at the Central Missouri Newspapers Commercial Printing Facility in eastern Jefferson City.

More than 500 people enjoyed hotdogs, popcorn, soda and ice cream as well as face painting and an inflatable obstacle course for kids.

In addition to the picnic celebration, tours of the printing facility were given at regular intervals to help News Tribune customers see the technology that brings them their daily paper.


Tony Northcott cleans a window Friday at the New 2 You Consignment Boutique on S. 2nd Street in Rogers. Northcott and his son, Wayland, have operated the Mr. T's Window Cleaning based in Siloam Springs for 12 years.