Middlesboro Daily News

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Middlesboro Daily News
TypeNearly-daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s)Middlesboro-Tazewell Newsmedia LLC (Boone Newspapers)
PublisherRita Haldeman
EditorMarisa Anders
Headquarters Middlesboro, Kentucky, United States [1]
Circulation 4,000 [1]
Website MiddlesboroDailyNews.com

The Middlesboro Daily News is an American newspaper in Middlesboro, Kentucky and the newspaper's corresponding website. It circulates throughout Bell County, Kentucky. [2] The newspaper is published two times a week, Wednesday and Saturday, except on major holidays. [3] [1]


History and description

The Middlesboro Daily News was first printed in 1911. [3] Its local owners sold it in 1970 to Worrell Newspapers, which sold it to The New York Times Co. in 1982. In 1990, the Times sold it and the Harlan Daily Enterprise to American Publishing Company, later renamed Hollinger International. It was later owned by Heartland Publications [4] , which became part of Civitas Media. [5] Civitas sold the Daily News and the Harlan Daily Enterprise to Boone Newspapers in 2017. [6]

According to the Kentucky Press Association, The Middlesboro Daily News has a circulation of approximately 4,000. [1]


  1. 1 2 3 4 "Middlesboro Daily News". kypress.com. Kentucky Press Association. Retrieved 10 September 2015.
  2. Cunningham, Reina P. (3 September 2015). "Daily News has moved". ClaiborneProgress.net. Civitas Media. Retrieved 10 September 2015.
  3. 1 2 "About Us". MiddlesboroDailyNews.com. Retrieved 10 September 2015.
  4. "Middlesboro daily news (newspapers)". Notable Kentucky African Americans Database. University of Kentucky . Retrieved 10 September 2015.
  5. Business Wire, Versa Capital Announces the Formation of Civitas Media, LLC , retrieved April 10, 2017
  6. "Quarterly Updates - 3rd Quarter 2017". Dirks, Van Essen & Murray. 2017-09-30. Retrieved 2017-10-28.

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