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Decatur Daily winners

The following members of the Decatur Daily staff won awards in the 2006 Alabama Associated Press Managing Editors contest. Click for details.

Staff Writer Sheryl Marsh

First place, Non-deadline Reporting
First place, Freedom of Information

Get rich or feed inmates? Some sheriffs strike gold by pocketing unspent jail food money

Scrutiny on sheriffs: State lawmakers to revisit law that gives sheriffs inmate food money

Sheriffs feast on leftovers: State records vague about jail food profits

What would Andy do? Legislators say audit-free prisoner meal-money system for state’s sheriffs is not acceptable, plan to revise law

Extra food pay for Morgan sheriff may get booted

Staff Photographer Gary Cosby Jr.

First place, Sports Action Photo

Honorable mention, Humorous Moments Photo

Sports Editor Mark Edwards

First place, Sports Column

For once, Sherman slugs one out

Shula should’ve been more open about Simpson

No easy answers for Tide search

Assistant Sports Editor Michael Wetzel

First place, Headlines

The prose of Cohn: Austin junior hits season-high 23 in victory

Singh in tune at Augusta
(on an Associated Press story published April 7, 2006, about golfer Vijay Singh at the Masters)

Sheriffs feast on leftovers: State records vague about jail food profits

Missin’ Tiffin: Kicker has ‘rough night’ as Tide falls in two overtimes

Wedded Bliss for punter: Kicks booming for newlywed

Hull of a kicker: Norwood says Austin senior a luxury for Black Bears

Staff Writers Paul Huggins, Sheryl Marsh, Seth Burkett

Honorable mention, Best Community Service, for stories on Lucky the dog

Who did this? Reward grows for info about duct-taped dog; you can help

Lively Lucky: Dog shows playful side during walks; reward over $12,700

150 seek to adopt Lucky: Reward tops $14,000

Lucky's alleged abuser arrested: Decatur man faces felony charge; bond at $26,500

Lucky 365 Days A Year: Abused dog graces front of calendar to help raise funds for new Decatur shelter

Staff Writer Holly Hollman

Honorable mention, Deadline Reporting

Officers allegedly shoot man at wrong address

Sports Writer Kyle Veazey

Second place, Sports Deadline Reporting

‘A brutal death’: Alabama booster convicted in recruiting scandal found killed in Memphis home

Second place, Sports Non-deadline Reporting

An Austin journey: Black Bears’ trip through regionals included sweat, work, emotions

Staff Photographer John Godbey

Second place, Spot News Photo
Honorable mention, Portrait/Personality

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