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Ogden Newspapers will buy The Courier of Findlay and the Review Times of Fostoria (both in Ohio) from Findlay Publishing, according to Jeffrey Potts of Cribb, Greene & Cope, who represents the Heminger family and Findlay Publishing.

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Australia’s Seven West Media has announced it has signed an agreement to sell Pacific Magazines to Bauer Media for $40 million ($27.4 million U.S.)

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Mike Mathes, president and owner of Delta Publications and Delta Digital Strategies, has announced the sale of the two companies to the Delta Media Group, headed by Jim O’Rourke, a 25-year veteran of the newspaper industry, and Joe Mathes, a long-time member of the Delta Publications family.

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The Post, The Coalfield Progress and The Dickenson Star (Virginia) have been sold to a Missouri-based newspaper firm, LCP2, an affiliate of Lewis County Press, The Coalfield Progress paper reported.

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Meredith has closed on the sale of the Money brand to Ad Practitioners, a portfolio of digital brands, including ConsumersAdvocate.org. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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GateHouse Media, owner of The Helena-West Helena World (Arkansas), has a deal to sell the paper to local entrepreneur Chuck Davis, the paper reported. https://www.helena-arkansas.com/news/20190905/local-businessman-enters-into-agreement-to-purchase-world-continue-legacy

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The Sept. 30 edition of the Waycross Journal-Herald (Georgia) will be the final edition, the publisher said, according to The Brunswick News.

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Express, the free newspaper published weekdays by The Washington Post for Metro riders and other commuters, shut down last week. The paper has been publishing for 16 years. https://beta.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/express-commuter-newspaper-published-by-the-washington-post-shuts-down-…

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GateHouse Media, owner of The Helena-West Helena World (Arkansas), has a deal to sell the paper to local entrepreneur Chuck Davis, the paper reported. https://www.helena-arkansas.com/news/20190905/local-businessman-enters-into-agreement-to-purchase-world-continue-legacy

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An agreement has been reached for the Tribune Chronicle (Warren, Ohio) to acquire The Vindicator's subscription list, The Vindicator masthead and the Vindy.com domain, Mark Brown, general manager of The Vindicator, announced on Aug. 16. John Cribb, Cribb, Greene & Cope, represented the M…

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The longtime owners of the Delta County Independent (Colorado), Randy and Pat Sunderland, Ron Sunderland and Roxanne Sunderland McCormick, have sold the paper to Wick Communications, a third-generation family-owned company, of Sierra Vista, Arizona. The sale was finalized April 30, the paper…

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Boone Newspapers has sold The Fergus Falls Daily Journal (Minnesota) to Wick Communications, according to John Cribb of newspaper and publication brokerage Cribb, Greene & Cope, who represented the Boone family in the sale.

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Western Communications, owner of the Bend Bulletin (Oregon), aims to sell the seven papers in its Pacific Northwest chain. The company also plans to dissolve, Oregon Public Broadcasting reported, citing a filing in a federal bankruptcy court. 

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Second Street has bought Niche Media. Niche Media runs events dedicated to helping niche publishers generate new and additional revenue.

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U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Richard E. Fehling approved the sale of the Reading Eagle (Pennsylvania) to MediaNews Group May 22, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported. The sale is set to close by July 31, the Inquirer said.

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Independent Jewish magazine Moment will be fulfilling the print subscriptions of The Forward’s readers starting with Moment’s summer issue, bringing Moment’s total readership to 75,000, Moment announced.

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Adams Publishing Group is purchasing Bliss Communications’  two dailies, The Gazette in Janesville and The EagleHerald in Marinette (Wisconsin), along with weeklies The Janesville Messenger, The Wisconsin/Illinois Stateline News and Walworth County Sunday, The Gazette reported.

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Future Media Group has bought W Magazine from Conde Nast. The purchase will bring W together with Surface (covering global design, architecture, art, fashion and culture) and Watch Journal (fine watches) to form Future Media Group. The group will continue to publish eight print issues of W a…

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Texas Monthly has been bought by Texas Monthly LLC, a new affiliate of Enterprise Products Company (EPCO), a privately held firm, the magazine reports.

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Adams Publishing Group has bought The Greater Beloit Publishing Company (Wisconsin), owner of the Beloit Daily News, Weekend Daily News and My Stateline Shopper, the Daily News reported.