The staff of ThisWeek Hilliard was recently honored with six Ohio Newspaper Association awards during the annual ONA Convention Feb. 12-13.

The staff of ThisWeek Hilliard was recently honored with six Ohio Newspaper Association awards during the annual ONA Convention Feb. 12-13.

The awards were presented during the Osman C. Hooper Newspaper Show, which recognizes the state's top editors, writers, photographers and designers.

ThisWeek Hilliard competed in Class A with the largest weekly newspapers in the state based on circulation.

ThisWeek Hilliard won first-place honors for photojournalism and advertising. Columnist Cathy Wogan won second for best original column and ThisWeek Hilliard's sports staff won second place for best sports coverage.

Wogan and Chris Alexis combined to win third place for best local features and Wogan, Alexis and Jeff Donahue also teamed up for third place in best local news coverage.

ThisWeekNews.com also won first place for the second consecutive year for "Best Group-Owned Weekly Newspaper Web Site."

Overall, ThisWeek Community Newspapers collected 20 awards during the two-day event at the Hilton Columbus at Easton Town Center.