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Editor

Laurinda Sue Joenks, American editor. Recipient 1st place feature writing Arkansas Press Association, 1988, 2nd place headline writing Arkansas Press Managing Editors, 1990.

Background

Joenks, Laurinda Sue was born on August 22, 1966 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Daughter of Thomas Hale and Olga Lee (Duncan) Lewis.

Education

Bachelor, University Arkansas, 1988.

Career

Editorial proofreader ad composition Advocate Newspapers, Alief, Texas, 1983-1986. Reporter intern The Springdale (Arkansas) News, 1987. Reporter, copy editor El Dorado (Arkansas) News-Times, 1988-1989.

Living editor, special sections editor, wire editor The Morning News of Northwest Arkansas, Springdale, since 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributing author: World World War II From the Battle Front to the Home Front, 1995.

Membership

Secretary, newsletter editor Quilt Guild Northwest Arkansas, Springdale, 1996-1997. Elder, member outreach committee, fellowship leader, Sunday school teacher First Presbyterian Church, Springdale, since 1997. Member Springdale Chamber of Commerce (Leadership Springdale class secretary, education committee 1997, Leadership Alumni vice president 1998).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, quilting, collecting frogs, attending Razorback games, sports.

Connections

Married Peter John Joenks, August 4, 1990.

father:
Thomas Hale Lewis

mother:
Olga Lee (Duncan) Lewis

spouse:
Peter John Joenks