By: Press Release
The Fairfield Recorder has been sold by Joe and Theresa Reavis to Moser Community Media.
The Recorder serves a market that includes a large Texas Utilities electric generating plant known as “Big Brown”, which is the largest employer in the market.
The Recorder was founded in 1876 and has been owned and managed by Mr. and Mrs. Reavis since 1995.
Moser Community Media owns several weekly newspapers in Texas, including the Mexia News, which is nearby. The Recorder is a printing customer of the Mexia News.
The Recorder is experiencing a recovery from the economic downturn in recent years stronger than many weekly newspapers.
The city of Fairfield was founded in 1851 is strategically located on 1-45 between Dallas and Houston. The Recorder employs six people, including the owner and his wife, and a part time retired person who delivers newspapers to vendors. The Recorder has a paid circulation of over 3,000.
Rickenbacher Media represented the sellers in the transaction.