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CBJ wins statewide advertising awards

The Cash-Book Journal received 12 awards in the Missouri Ad Managers Association’s Best Ad Contest, including four first-place wins. The winners were announced at the Missouri Advertising Managers’ Meeting held on April 11-12 in Columbia.

The paper won first place in “Best Regularly Scheduled Section” for the Winter Sports Preview. Additionally, The Cash-Book Journal won second place in this category for Pet Prints, third place for the Cape/Jackson Football Game special section and an honorable mention for the CBJ’s Veterans Day tab.

The Pets of The Cash-Book Journal Match Game, featured in CBJ’s Pet Prints, won first place for “Best Newspaper Promotion,” with the Halloween Coloring Contest receiving second place in the category and the Win-a-Turkey Promotion receiving third place.

Ross Furniture’s Christmas Songbook ad, created by The Cash-Book Journal’s staff, won first place for “Most Creative Use of Full Color in an Ad.” Fronabarger’s Jackson R-2 Expansion ad received second place in this category.

Siemer’s Jackson Football Congratulations ad won first place for “Best Ad No Smaller Than a Quarter Page” and a full-page ad for Ross Furniture that appeared in 2018’s Progress Edition received third place in “Best Full Page Ad.”

The Cash-Book Journal also received an honorable mention for its ad content throughout its paper. To be nominated for this award, papers must submit three entire publications – two from specific months and one publication of the paper’s choosing.

The Cash-Book Journal’s staff would like to thank all our advertisers and readers for their continued support for our paper and local journalism in Jackson.

Jay Forness covers education, county government and community events for The Cash-Book Journal. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a degree in multimedia journalism and has lived in Jackson for the past five years. He can be reached at

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