As Paxton Media's Mosesso retires, commitment to newspapers remains strong 3/25/19

David Mosesso has been a newspaper man for more than 35 years now and he plans to stay that way, even in his retirement.

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Brandon Cox returning to Kentucky as publisher of the New Era 12/7/18

Brandon Cox is leaving his role as publisher of the Jackson County Sentinel for a post in his home state of Kentucky. Cox cited family reasons for the transition.

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News-Argus sold to Paxton Media Group 11/1/18

By Duke Conover, editor, Goldsboro News-Argus

Paxton Media Group has announced the purchase of the Goldsboro (N.C.) News-Argus from Wayne Printing Company.

Dirks, Van Essen, Murray & April, a media merger and acquisition firm based in Santa Fe, N.M., represented Wayne Printing Co. in the transaction. Terms were not disclosed.

Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Ky., owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. Fourth- and fifth-generation family members manage Paxton Media.

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Bill Evans is named as The Paducah Sun's next publisher 10/29/18

The Paxton Media Group has announced that WPSD-TV vice president and general manager Bill Evans has been named as the new publisher of The Paducah (Ky.) Sun.

Evans was named to succeed Jim Paxton, who retired after 32 years at the western Kentucky newspaper.

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Rick Bean to retire Dec. 31; Jana Thomasson named as successor 10/2/18

Rick Bean has announced his intention to retire as president of the North Carolina/Georgia/Tennessee division of Paxton Media Group and publisher of the High Point (N.C.) Enterprise at year end.

Jana Thomasson, publisher of the Mountain Press in Sevierville, Tenn., has been named to succeed Bean as president of the division. The announcement was made by David Paxton, president and CEO of PMG.

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Paxton Media Group acquires the Batesville Daily Guard 6/5/18

Paxton Media Group purchased The Batesville (Ark.) Daily Guard from the Jones family on June 1, according to Randy Cope of Cribb, Greene & Cope who represented the Jones family.

Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Ky., owns more than 36 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. Fourth- and fifth-generation family members manage Paxton Media.

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McClatchy acquires The (Durham, NC) Herald-Sun from Paxton Media Group 1/3/17

McClatchy has acquired the assets and operations of The Herald-Sun in Durham, N.C., including related digital assets, from the Paducah, Kentucky-based Paxton Media Group, which has owned the publication since 2004. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Donna Barrett re-elected as chairman of Foundation Board of Trustees 10/7/14

The SNPA Board of Directors will elect four trustees for the SNPA Foundation at its meeting in Charlottesville on Monday, Oct. 6. The trustees, in turn, will elect their officers – also that same morning.

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