HNE purchases Seymour Tribune


Home News Enterprises, which publishes five community newspapers in Indiana, announced that it has purchased the Seymour Tribune, a six-day-a-week newspaper in Jackson County, from Freedom Communications Inc.

Freedom Communications, based in Irvine, Calif., has owned the 6,500-circulation paper since 1973.

The Tribune has been printed for several years at the Home News printing plant off Interstate 65.

Home News is a family-owned multimedia company, publishing and owning newspapers, magazines, Web sites and specialty publications. Home News has been owned by the same family since 1872.

Home News is the parent company of The Republic in Columbus, the Daily Journal in Franklin, the Brown County Democrat, the Daily Reporter in Greenfield and the Times-Post in Pendleton.