Schurz sells Kentucky papers


Schurz Communications announced it will sell its Kentucky publishing operations to Bluegrass Newsmedia.

Schurz owns four newspapers in Kentucky in Danville, Nicholasville, Stanford and Winchester.

The company owns 12 other newspapers, including the South Bend Tribune in Indiana and papers in Maryland, Michigan, Pennsylvania and South Dakota.

It also owns four cable companies in Arizona, Iowa, Florida and Maryland.

Schurz announced in September that it is selling its 13 radio stations and seven TV stations. The company is waiting for Federal Communications Commission approval to complete those transactions.