Happy 100th birthday!


Mary Goode Wallis, co-owner of The Madison Courier, center, turned 100 on Sept. 24. She celebrated her centenarian milestone with family and friends Oct. 9 in Madison.

Pictured with her are other members of the family involved in the newspaper business. In back from left are Jane Jacobs (Mary’s daughter), publisher of The Madison Courier; William Jacobs (Mary’s grandson), head press operator at The Courier; Don Wallis Jr. (Mary’s son), owner of Vevay Newspapers; and Curt Jacobs (Mary’s grandson), general manager of The Courier.

Mary Goode Wallis, 100, and family
Mary Goode Wallis, 100, and family