Doris Hedges

Posthumously Inducted: 2005

DORIS HEDGES (1910-1999) and her husband Homer established and published the Lawton Morning Press until 1944. In 1945 they purchased the Eufaula Indian Journal. They also merged two Tahlequah papers to create the Tahlequah Star Citizen, where she was managing editor. She was active in the Oklahoma Press Association and wrote award-winning columns.