Cars stopped in front of the post office and kids ran in to get the paper on those days. They were usually reading it on the run going back to the car for the trip to school.
As shown in the top photo, it had pertinent information on students that was noteworthy.
The most important thing it seems, however, was the "snooper" column on what was happening on the dating scene. Snooper, aka "sniper snooper" was never identified until the end of the school year and then had some couples approaching him or her asking for clarification on some of the reporting.
From the blog staff, a belated "job well done" to all of the staff and snoopers of the Spotlight.
From the Betty Massengill collection.