The sale was completed today of the McLean Publishing interests in three
newspapers and their related publications and digital web sites serving
the DuBois, Brookville and New Bethlehem areas to Tioga Publishing
Company, a division of Community Media Group, West Frankfort, Ill. The
newspapers include The Courier-Express
, DuBois; the Value Guide
the weekly Tri-County Sunday
; the Jeffersonian Democrat
and The Leader-Vindicator
at New Bethlehem.
The newspapers had been
owned and operated by Independent Publications located at Bryn Mawr,
Pa., a company controlled by the McLean family, longtime Pennsylvania
publishers of newspapers, monthly and quarterly magazines and other
publications, dating back to 1895.