Mal Applegate, Former Journal & Courier Publisher, Dies at 83


Mal Applegate, a former Journal & Courier publisher who took the paper from afternoons to morning publication and played an instrumental role in starting Leadership Lafayette, died Oct. 20, according to his obituary.

He was 83.

Applegate, whose career in newspapers included a stint as publisher of the Indianapolis Star, was publisher of the Journal & Courier from 1975 to 1986.

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