A story recognizing the career of longtime East Noble School Corp. administrator Dave Pine was far and away the most viewed story on kpcnews.com from Aug. 8-15.
It was the second-most wide-reaching story on the KPC News Facebook page and the post with the farthest reach on the News Sun Facebook page during that time as well.
Here were the most viewed stories from Aug. 8-15 on kpcnews.com:
Last first day for Dave Pine — 2,293 pageviews
Hamilton woman marks 20 years with National Guard — 918 pageviews
Police chief defends Kendallville’s safety — 632 pageviews
Rome City hosting the Moving Wall memorial — 539 pageviews
Community activist and educator Betty Stein dies at 102 — 535 pageviews
Letter to the editor: Dear Governor Holcomb — 531 pageviews
NYC concert features Auburn native’s songs — 480 pageviews
New coach believes Blazers can improve — 461 pageviews
Column: Carotidynia could be causing neck pain — 370 pageviews
Burdick back in stage in ‘Mamma Mia,’ ‘Next to Normal’ — 353 pageviews
Though the feature on Pine got a lot of reactions and reach on the KPC News Facebook page, the post with the most was about the “texting” devices at the Noble County Jail.
Here were the farthest-reaching posts for that page from Aug. 8-15:
Aug. 9: (Shared from the Albion New Era) Inmates rent the devices for $4 per month and pay 10 cents per message. The sheriff reports there have been few problems with the inmate texting program so far. — 5,427 people reached, 48 reactions, 20 comments, 18 shares
Aug. 8: (Shared from the News Sun) — “It’s just been a blessing, full circle, to working with the students now, working with the students whose parents I’ve had and some of the grandparents.” — 5,228 people reached, 63 reactions, eight comments, 35 shares
Aug. 13: Harlee Henney captured Grand Champion 4-H Market Beef at the Grand Drive in the Indiana State Fair 4-H Beef Show on Aug. 3. — 4,714 people reached, 82 reactions, six comments
Aug. 14: (Shared from the Herald Republican) Police learned the suspects made off with an undetermined amount of cash and cigarettes. — 3,913 people reached, 35 reactions, 26 shares
Aug. 10: (Shared from the News Sun) Check out this photo gallery from Rome City’s Chauatauqua Days parade. — 3,913 people reached, 17 likes, eight shares
As mentioned above, the Pine story was also popular on the News Sun Facebook page, where it reached, 5,502 people, getting 31 reactions, four comments and 158 shares.
A post about an armed robbery in Angola, which was the fourth farthest reaching post on the KPC News Facebook page, had the most reach on the Herald Republican page, where it reached 4,219 people.
The most popular photo gallery from Aug. 8-15 was of Chautauqua Days, which got 479 views on kpcnews.com.
Megan Knowles is the online and social media editor for KPC Media. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.