By: J.J. McGrath
The Paxton Media Group, based in Paducah, Ky., plans to purchase the Vincennes (Ind.) Sun-Commercial, an 11,971-daily-circulation paper serving all or part of seven counties in two states. The Sun-Commercial is published six days a week.
Santa Fe, N.M.-based Dirks, Van Essen & Murray represented the Gannett Foundation in the transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Paxton, a family-owned newspaper company, currently publishes a total of 26 dailies, including seven in Indiana. Its combined daily circulation is approximately 347,000.