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2014-03-11 12:29:30

Skilled newspaper executive now leads Scripps newspapers in San Angelo and Abilene CINCINNATI, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has appointed Jeff DeLoach, publisher of its Standard-Times newspaper in San Angelo, Texas, to also serve as publisher of the Abilene Reporter-News. His expanded role is effective immediately. As publisher in San Angelo since 2009, DeLoach has been a driving force in transforming the Standard-Times into a...

2011-05-27 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) announced today that Mark G. Contreras is no longer serving as the senior vice president of its newspaper division. He had held that position since January 2005. Effective immediately, Rich Boehne, the president and chief executive officer of the company, will serve as the acting head of the newspaper division until a permanent executive is named to run the company's group of daily newspapers in 13 markets. The...

2010-09-29 07:00:00

CINCINNATI, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Leveraging its strength and reputation in an effort to define the future of journalism, The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) is shifting resources within its newspaper division to add multimedia journalists, editors and web developers in the company's 13 newspaper markets. Through the new Scripps Fellows program, as many as 40 people will be hired for full-time positions that will last either six or 12 months. Recent college graduates or other...

2009-10-01 13:40:29

A Washington state woman was arrested for refusing to leave a store that she claimed sold her a warm soda, authorities said. The Kitsap County Sheriff's Office said the 49-year-old woman purchased a soda from Handy Andy's Market in Bremerton Tuesday afternoon and immediately complained after opening the drink that it was warm, The Kitsap Sun of Bremerton reported Thursday. The woman told deputies the 61-year-old owner gave her permission to get a replacement soda while the owner said he told...

2009-07-09 08:16:00

CINCINNATI, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Charles D. Horton III, who is credited with fueling the growth of kitsapsun.com, has been named the president and publisher of the Kitsap Sun. Horton, 34, joined the Sun in 2004 as circulation director. He later became director of audience development and most recently has served as director of advertising and interactive operations. During his tenure at the Kitsap Sun, the circulation department experienced a significant transformation while increasing...

2009-05-21 13:24:27

Authorities in Washington state said a man accused of being drunk behind the wheel was found asleep in a drive-through lane with a beer in his cup holder. A Kitsap County Sheriff's Office report said deputies were called to a Wendy's fast food restaurant in Silverdale about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday by witnesses who said a car had been stopped in the closed drive-through lane for about 30 minutes, the Kitsap Sun reported Thursday. The deputies found the 21-year-old man passed out and drool (was)...

2009-03-31 14:04:06

Authorities in Washington state said they are investigating after a marijuana bud fell out of a baby's pajama bottoms at a Child Protective Services office. Police in Bremerton said the bud fell out of the baby's bottoms while visiting with a 24-year-old man who lost his custody of the child but is allowed supervised visits at the office, The Kitsap Sun of Bremerton reported Tuesday. The man told police the marijuana fell out during a visit at the office Saturday. Investigators said the...

2009-03-20 23:38:34

Neighbors in a rural area of Washington state have won a battle against a Montessori pre-school they claim would be noisy and harmful to the environment. Planners in Kitsap County recommended a permit for the Montessori Farmhouse School, the Kitsap Sun reported. But Hearing Examiner Ted Hunter ruled in favor of neighboring property owners and against the laudable goal of educating the young. Noise generated by laughter and screaming of young children during outdoor playtime and by up to 84...


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