The Quayle family announced the sale of the Huntington (IN) Herald-Press to Paxton Media Group, based in Paducah, Kentucky. The Herald-Press has weekday circulation of 5,905 and Sunday circulation of 6,521. The operation has been under Quayle family ownership since the early 1960s.
Paxton Media Group is a fourth generation, family-owned media company, founded in 1896 and based in Kentucky.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Dirks, Van Essen & Murray, a newspaper merger-and-acquisition firm based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, represented the Quayle family in the transaction.