Shelly Drake, the controller and business director at The Newton Kansan, has been promoted. Along with her responsibilities at the Kansan, Drake also will be the controller and business director for The McPherson Sentinel.

The Kansan and the Sentinel both are owned by GateHouse Media.


Shelly Drake, the controller and business director at The Newton Kansan, has been promoted. Along with her responsibilities at the Kansan, Drake also will be the controller and business director for The McPherson Sentinel.
The Kansan and the Sentinel both are owned by GateHouse Media.
She will oversee the business operations at both newspapers.
Drake has been at the Kansan for about five years. Previously, she worked at the Journal Broadcast Group and Linn Television, both out of Wichita.
Drake and her husband, Randy, live in Halstead. They have four children: Stephanie, 19; Ashley, 15; Candace, 12; and Chandler, 6.