New group buys Civitas papers
A new media group has bought three newspapers in the southern part of Oklahoma from Civitas Media.
Larry Miller, an owner and CEO of Graystone Media Group, announced the purchase of daily newspapers in Durant and Altus, and a weekly newspaper in Frederick.
Owner Rick Carpenter, serves as president of Graystone Media Group and publisher of The Altus Times. Miller and Carpenter have previ- ously owned newspapers in Colorado and South Carolina. Miller, who grew up in LeFlore County, Oklahoma, and Carpenter, who grew up in Oklahoma City, both graduated from the University of Oklahoma with bachelor degrees in journalism.