New owners of 2 East Texas dailies sell weeklies

LONGVIEW, Texas -- The new owner of two East Texas daily newspapers has sold 11 East Texas weeklies included in the purchase.

Texas Community Media LLC announced that it has sold the weeklies acquired earlier this year as part of its purchase of the daily Longview News-Journal and Marshall News Messenger.

Texas Community Media President Stephen McHaney, president of Texas Community Media, says the sales closed Thursday.

Northeast Texas Publishing acquired the Atlanta Citizens Journal, Bowie County Citizens Tribune, The Cass County Sun, The Pittsburg Gazette and The Daingerfield Bee. Bluebonnet Publishing purchased the Mineola Monitor, Wood County Democrat and Lindale News & Times. Bardwell Ink bought the Gladewater Mirror and The Big Sandy & Hawkins Journal. Dan and Mary Ann Moore purchased the Grand Saline Sun.