The first edition of the Messenger included a front-page letter from the wife of the late C.A. Moore, who had worked and written for various Bates County newspapers for 70 of his 83 years, practically up to the day he died in November.
The first edition of the Messenger included a front-page letter from the wife of the late C.A. Moore, who had worked and written for various Bates County newspapers for 70 of his 83 years, practically up to the day he died in November. Donna Gregory COURTESY OF THE NEWS-XPRESS
The first edition of the Messenger included a front-page letter from the wife of the late C.A. Moore, who had worked and written for various Bates County newspapers for 70 of his 83 years, practically up to the day he died in November. Donna Gregory COURTESY OF THE NEWS-XPRESS

Staff exodus makes a tough business tougher in Butler, Mo.

February 19, 2015 11:50 AM