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, morris.com.
SOURCE Morris Communications Company, LLC