Results for the 2009 APSE Contest, in Special Sections, Under 40,000, released from the APSE Winter Meetings in Kissimmee, Fla.:

UNDER 40,000

Top 10
Altoona (Pa.) Daily Mirror
Beaufort (S.C.) Gazette / Hilton Head (S.C.) Island Packet
Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald
Santa Cruz (Calif.) Sentinel
Sauk Valley Newspapers (Sterling, Ill.)
News & Messenger (Woodbridge, Va.)
Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News
Wilkes-Barre (Pa.) Citizens’ Voice
Willoughby (Ohio) News-Herald
Yakima (Wash.) Herald-Republic

Honorable Mention
Decatur (Ala.) Daily
Denton (Texas) Record-Chronicle
Elyria (Ohio) Chronicle-Telegram
Glens Falls (N.Y.) Post-Star
Kileen (Texas) Daily Herald
Lawrence (Kan.) Journal World
Longmont (Colo.) Times-Call
Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal
Spartanburg (S.C.) Herald Journal
Wooster (Ohio) Daily Record