Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Mark Hebert

Changes on the horizon at the PCN

Phillips County News to switch offices, McCorkle new Office Manager and more


January 2, 2019

Courtesy Photo

The Ray Coleman gas station in the 1950's (now the home of the Phillips County News and (bottom) the building as it sits today. What will be in the building next? Only time will tell.

In just eight weeks, this newspaper will celebrate the beginning of 97 years in publication in Phillips County and be just 154 editions from its 100th Anniversary.

As you can imagine, the Phillips County News has seen thousands of changes over the years while printing over 5,000 editions of the newspaper which are not excluded to the paper's having the pressman arrested for moonshining in this publication's first year, or burning to the ground in 2010, losing the last printing press, and forcing Curtis and Bonnie Starr to move the business to the current 220 Central Ave. location.

With that...

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