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The Christian County Headliner News is Christian County's only newspaper of record. A true community newspaper, the Headliner News publishes in print each Wednesday and online daily at CCHeadliner.com with only local news and features.

From hard news coverage of local government and the courts to heartwarming stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things, the Headliner News is a complete reflection of a growing and vital community.

Each week the Christian County Headliner News coverage includes sports and education news from the county's seven school districts, plus information from the home-schooling network; community events and festivals throughout the county; business information and events; personal profiles; obituaries; anniversary, wedding, and engagement announcements; church and religious topics; a calendar of events and a travel page; fire and police calls and a complete legal section.

The Headliner News can boast of recognition from the Missouri Press Association for excellence in community journalism for its news, business, education, sports and investigative reporting and editorial writing.

The Headliner News also received recognition from the Missouri State Teacher's Association for its excellence in covering the county's educational issues and by the Missouri Ad Manager's Association for excellence in advertisements.

The Headliner News is committed to the Christian County community and supports its businesses, charities and philanthropic efforts, not only by reporting on them but  also by participating in them.

The philosophy of the Christian County Headliner News is to be a part of the heart of the community by informing, educating and participating in it. If it happens in Christian County we have it covered.


The Headliner News is proud to offer the news in many different formats so that no matter what your reading preference or device, you have local news at your fingertips. In addition to the weekly print publication, CCHeadliner.com has a digital version of the newspaper, a mobile site accessible from all tablets and smart phones and up-to-date news daily.


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The Christian County Headliner News received the Gold Cup and garnered 27 awards at the 2017 Missouri Press Association Better Newspaper Contest, including the following first-place awards:

  • Best news of feature series
  • Best editorial pages
  • Best feature photo
  • Best columnist, humorous
  • Best feature story
  • Best military story
  • Best story about education
  • Best coverage of government
  • Best photo illustration