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Coastal Bend Publishing buys five newspapers in Texas

BEEVILLE – Coastal Bend Publishing, an affiliate of McElvy Media Group, is taking ownership of the Beeville Bee-Picayune effective February 1, 2020.  In addition to the Bee-Picayune, Coastal Bend Publishing is purchasing the other four papers owned by Beeville...

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The Savannah (MO) Reporter sold to local family

SAVANNAH, MO – The Savannah Reporter, a county-seat weekly in Savannah MO, has been sold by long-time owners Guy and Leslie Speckman to a local family. Ken Rosenauer and his son, Brent, purchased the 2,500- circulation newspaper, effective Jan. 30th. Dennis DeRossett...

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Twice Weekly The Greenville (IL) Advocate sold

The Greenville (IL) Advocate has been sold by owners Jay Endress and Paula Endress. Effective March 1st, ownership of the 4,000-circulation, twice-weekly newspaper, transferred to Centralia Publishing Ltd., which owns several newspapers in adjacent counties in central...

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Ripon (WI) Commonwealth Press sold to Delta Media Group

After 57 years the Ripon Commonwealth Press and Express in Ripon, Wisconsin, has new owners at the helm. Effective Jan. 1 the Lyke family sold the award-winning newspaper and shopper to Delta Media Group based in Kiel. The company owns a digital marketing agency and...

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Annandale (MN) Advocate changes hands

Annandale (MN) Advocate changes hands On Oct. 1, Michele and Ed Pawlenty, owners of the neighboring Maple Lake (MN) Messenger, officially purchased the Annandale (MN) Advocate from Steve Prinsen and his wife Sharon Schumacher. Prinsen plans to remain active at the...

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Courier-Times Sold to Dunn, NC Daily Record

Courier-Times Sold to Dunn, NC Daily Record. The sale was announced by Brinn Clayton, president of the Courier-Times Incorporated. Mr. Clayton and Bart Adams, publisher of the Daily Record, are longtime friends and that friendship played an important role in the sale...

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New Orleans Advocate Acquires weekly Tammany Farmer.

The New Orleans Advocate’s owners Wednesday expanded their footprint in St. Tammany Parish, purchasing The Farmer, a weekly newspaper that has been part of the Northshore’s civic life since 1874. Georges Media Group, headed by Dathel and John Georges, bought the...

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Anfinsons purchase Grant County Herald in Elbow Lake (MN)

For just the 12th time in the 136-year history of the Grant County Herald (Elbow Lake, Minnesota) new owners are talking the helm. Reed and Shelly Anfinson purchased the weekly newspaper from Anne O’Flynn, effective July 30, 2014. O’Flynn will remain on staff as the...

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Nags Head, NC, Outer Banks Sentinel Sold to Jurkowitz

Veteran journalist Mark Jurkowitz, has purchased the Outer Banks Sentinel, Nag’s Head, NC, from Womack Newspapers, Inc. in a deal announced earlier today. Jurkowitz, recently stepped down as the Associate Director of the Journalism Project at the Pew Research Center...

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