Former Editor, columnist honored at UT-TPA Awards

Steve Oden

The University of Tennessee and the Tennessee Press Association (UT-TPA) recently announced winners in the 2021 State Press Contest at a luncheon last week in Franklin.
The Chester County Independent competed among 79 newspapers and a total of 1,208 entries. First place for Best Personal Humor Column was awarded to the Independent and former editor and columnist Steve Oden for his “Ramblins’ From the Hills & Hollers” personal column titled “The evil crossbow and saga of my uncles’ thumbs.” Read the column online at https://