Youth Leadership Class Learns About Newspaper Printing
Above, CARROLL COUNTY YOUTH LEADERSHIP — Members of Carroll County Youth Leadership pose for a photo at Associated Publishers, Inc. in Huntingdon where they toured last week.Theretheylearnedabouttheproductionof newspapers. Below,LEARNINGABOUT NEWSPAPERS — Associated Publishers, Inc. plant manager Kenneth Kee (left) shows the Youth Leadership Carroll County class of 2017-18 a newspaper that has just been printed on the press. Up to five students from each of the five school systems in the county are chosen each year to travel about the county and visit different industries and governmental institutions where they learn about Carroll County. They were accompanied by Chamber of Commerce President Brad Hurley. Associated Publishers is located in Huntingdon at 84 Elks Lodge Lane. Area newspapers printed at API are: Carroll County News-Leader, Dresden Enterprise, (Milan) Mirror Exchange, (Savannah) Courier, The McKenzie Banner, and Lexington Progress. Youth Leadership is sponsored by the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce. API operates a web press. Mr. Kee has been a pressman since the late 1950s, first starting at The McKenzie Banner and moving to API as the foreman when it opened in 1973. Tresa Smothers is a long-term associate of API and is the second-most senior member. Photos courtesy of Shirley Nanney.