In Oklahoma, ‘Ponca City News’ Buys ‘Tonkawa News’

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By: E&P Staff

Ponca City Publishing Company, owner of The Ponca City (OK) News, has purchased all assets of The Tonkawa (OK) News, a 1,400-circulation weekly, from H. Lyle Becker, who owned the paper for 17 years.

“We are excited with the opportunity to continue their legacy by publishing a newspaper that makes Tonkawa proud. We feel like we have taken on a tremendous responsibility and we will try to live up to expectations,” Tom Muchmore, president of the Ponca City Publishing Co., said in a statement.

Becker was represented by Rollie Hyde of W. B. Grimes and Company.

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