All about Sweet Home since 1929

New year, new decade, new challenges

The new year means the holidays are over and it’s time to get back to business.

For The New Era, that means starting what the folio on the front page says is our 91st year.

We celebrated our 90th anniversary last fall, which is when the paper really was founded – we have a facsimile of the front page of the first issue on our office wall with the date Sept. 27, 1929.

To be honest, the anniversary occurred right in the middle of a particularly busy series of news events, and although we hosted a Chamber of Commerce After Hours event that drew lots of folks, we never got a chance to re...