Congratulations Darin on the promotion. You do a great job with a small town paper. When I was a kid in 4-H, I was introduced to news reporting as the weekly reporter for my neighborhood club. It was a big deal as we were sent off to the paper to be taught how to write our articles by a “real reporter”. Her lesson that day has served me well. We were told to al
Last year the Beacon arrived at the home of John and Nira (Reed) Howell in Shadyside with an article and a picture of Eleanor (Mooney) Forrer and her grandmother Elizabeth (Davenport) Mooney’s 1879 wedding dress.