Extra! Extra! The Enterprise Celebrates Its 116th Business Milestone

Extra! Extra! The Enterprise Celebrates Its 116th Business Milestone

If you noticed the top of the paper (the official term is the masthead) on last week’s edition, The Enterprise and Interstate Progress rolled over to Volume 117, Issue 1 on July 2, 2020. On July 1, The Enterprise marked its 116th anniversary to begin its 116th year of publication.

Our history began when Fenn Alvord Leaming, a native of Kentucky, came to Mansfield with his wife Lelia where he and two partners established The Enterprise in 1904. At that time he was employed by The DeSoto Progress, owned by William Pegues, who had leased the paper to Leaming for $240.00.

 

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