She has been a fulltime reporter with the Temple Daily Telegram for 29 years and was a correspondent for The Rockdale Reporter, Cameron Herald and Temple Telegram before that. Her territory is Milam County and she excels at the coverage she gives, keeping us all informed of what is going on in the area.
She says she gets her stories from all over the area with people calling her, giving her tips and watching the agendas of governmental entities. She is always looking for human interest stories.
She won the Associated Press Managing Editors Association honorable mention award for feature writing on the Milam County elevator.
She graduated from Milano High School and has lived in Milam County all of her life. She is a member of the First Baptist Church in Milano, and Little River Basin Master Gardeners.
Her family has lived in Milam County since the 1850s.
We appreciate all that Jeanne does in reporting for Milam County events.
We also appreciate Love's Flowers and Gifts and El Torito Mexican Restaurant for the gifts they provide our Local Hero each week.
If you would like to nominate a local hero, those who work selflessly for our community, call the Chamber of Commerce at 446- 2030. This honor will be given to people who work hard to make our community better.—Denice Doss, Chamber president