Correction on Verleta Eckels story in the Newsgram
May 12, 2017
Two characters got dropped in the proof-reading of our story on Verleta Eckels honor of being named State Director of the Year for the School Nutrition Association.
Eckels was asked about her opinion of outsourcing food service to a commercial firm. When she cited the negative things I put the statement to Eckels, “Sounds like outsourcing is unlikely to happen in Alva?” She replied, “I'm hoping so.”
Meaning, she doesn't want to see it happen.
However, when the paragraph was printed in the Newsgram it read, “When asked if the outsourcing was likely to happen in Alva, Eckels replie...