Lewisburg 'interesting town' says magazine

Friday, June 8, 2012

From Staff Reports

NEW YORK - Reader's Digest has reached a decision about Lewisburg. The national publication is featuring Marshall County's seat of government as having placed third in its weekly newsletter contest.

The competition conducted last month found that Lawrence, Kan., was the winner of the Most Interesting Town in America contest. Placing second was Peachtree City, Ga.

The Most Interesting Town in America contest was mentioned in mid-April by visitors to Lewisburg from the Wyoming Rural Economic Development Office. That group conducted a community assessment of Lewisburg to find strengths, weaknesses and ways to improve. The resulting report from the Wyoming group's third party view hasn't been released, but it appears that City Economic Developer Greg Lowe took a hint from Wyoming.

During the contest, Kristin Yuzuik of the Park Avenue-based public relations firm of G.S. Schwartz & Co. announced, "Locals are encouraged to ....for the rest of this interesting story pick up a copy of the Marshall County Tribune