Paxton Media acquires The Batesville Daily Guard
Paxton Media Group bought e Batesville Daily Guard (Batesville, Arkansas) from the Jones family on June 1, according to Randy Cope of merger and acquisition rm Cribb, Greene & Cope, who represented the Jones family.
Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky, owns more than 36 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. Fourth- and fth-generation family members manage Paxton Media.
“We are grateful that the Jones family has entrusted us with the stewardship of the Batesville Daily Guard,” said David Paxton, president and chief executive o cer of Paxton Media Group.
e Daily Guard will join other Paxton publications in the AR/ LA/MS division of Paxton Media Group, managed by Group Publisher David Mosesso.