WINCHESTER, VA. – An agreement has been reached for The Ogden Newspapers, Inc., a family-owned newspaper group with 43 daily newspapers published in 16 states, to become the new owner of the Byrd Newspapers, Ogden Chief Executive Officer Robert M. Nutting announced today.
The sale includes the Byrd family’s two daily newspapers; The Winchester Star and WinchesterStar.com website, the Daily News-Record of Harrisonburg, VA and its associated website, dnronline.com. Other publications included are the Page News & Courier, The Warren Sentinel, The Shenandoah Valley-Herald, The Valley Banner and Skyline publications. The transaction does not include any affiliated real estate.
“My family is extremely proud to become the successor publisher of the Byrd Newspapers,” Nutting said. “We look forward to carrying on the long tradition of the Byrd family publishing great community newspapers serving Winchester, Harrisonburg and the surrounding region.”
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