The Laker/Lutz News brings home five awards

Work published in The Laker and in the Lutz News brought home five awards from the Florida Press Association 2015 Better Weekly Newspaper Contest. The honors were presented on Sept. 16 during an awards luncheon at The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota. The contest drew a total of 1,670 entries from 65 weekly newspapers across Florida. The work was judged by experienced editors and publishers from … [Read more...]

A cross-country mission to battle polio

When Nick Hall set out to make a bicycle trek across the country, he focused on a single goal: To inspire others to join him in the quest to conquer polio. It was a 3,000-mile ride that would take Hall up steep mountain passes, through stretches of desert, and along interstate highways and down narrow roads. He’d sleep in a tent on the side of the road, or in abandoned buildings, or behind … [Read more...]