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Posted on 19. Jul, 2012 by Bob Buckel.
A recent story I did about the community garden at the Methodist Church in Chico is a good example of why I love small-town, community journalism. Ray Rankin, my primary source on the story, is one of the best gardeners I’ve ever met — and I’ve met several. I’m in awe of his knowledge of […]
Posted on 05. Jul, 2012 by Bob Buckel.
Of all the assignments community newspapers have taken on, one of the most challenging is to cover “routine” news and still make it interesting to our readers. I’m talking about meetings — the school boards, the city councils, the commissioners court. They’re required by law to meet in public, so you can attend, but most […]