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The West Side Journal was named Best Overall Website in its division by the Louisiana Press Association in an announcement made Thursday, June 20. The official Journal of West Baton Rouge also claimed first place for its self-promotion using the online E-edition. 

Reporters, photographers and designers for the Journal earned several awards:

First place in Best Sports Photo - Pelican Tyran Williams sails over a White Castle Player by Hannah Swarner

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First place in Best Feature Photo - Lukeville Lunch Surprise by Breanna Smith

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Second place in Best Layout and Design, Gary Hebert Award - Fourth of July special section by Cole Williams

Second place in Best Photo Package - West Side Wonderland photos by Hannah Swarner and community submissions, design by Breanna Smith

Third place in Best Single Editorial - Ugly Clothes and Greasy Kid Stuff by Cole Williams

Third place in Best News Story - Farmers on the Front Line by Breanna Smith

First place in Best Overall Website 

First place in Best Self-Promotion of Your Operation

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