Morris Publishing Completes Sale of Publications to GateHouse Media

Dec 03, 2007, 00:00 ET from Morris Communications Company, LLC

    AUGUSTA, Ga., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Morris Publishing Group reported
 today the completion of the previously announced sale of fourteen daily
 newspapers, three non daily newspapers, a commercial printing operation and
 other related publications to GateHouse Media, Inc.
     The daily newspapers sold include the Dodge City (Kan.) Daily Globe,
 The Newton (Kan.) Kansan, The (Pittsburg, Kan.) Morning Sun, the Hillsdale
 (Mich.) Daily News, The Holland (Mich.) Sentinel, the Hannibal (Mo.)
 Courier-Post, The (Independence, Mo.) Examiner, The Grand Island (Neb.)
 Independent, the York (Neb.) News-Times, The Daily Ardmoreite (Okla.), The
 Shawnee (Okla.) News- Star, the Yankton (S.D.) Daily Press & Dakotan, The
 Oak Ridger (Tenn.), and the News Chief (Winter Haven, Fla.). The nondaily
 newspapers sold include La Estrella (Dodge City, Kan.), The Girard (Kan.)
 City Press and the Vermillion (S.D.) Plain Talk. The commercial printing
 operation sold is Flashes Publishing (Mich.).
     Morris Publishing Group, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Morris
 Communications Company, LLC, a privately held media company based in
 Augusta, Ga. Morris Publishing currently owns and operates 13 daily
 newspapers as well as nondaily newspapers, city magazines, and other free
 community publications in the Southeast, Midwest, Southwest and Alaska. For
 more information, visit our Web site,

SOURCE Morris Communications Company, LLC