AIM Indiana Media adds Jackson County paper to holdings

The Texas company that recently purchased newspapers in Columbus, Seymour, Franklin and Nashville has made another buy.

AIM Media Indiana announced yesterday that it has purchased “The Jackson County Banner.” Last fall the company bought Columbus-based Home News Enterprises, giving it ownership of The Republic, the Seymour Tribune, The Franklin Daily Journal and the Brown County Democrat.

The company’s newspapers announced the purchase today.

The Jackson County Banner is a twice-weekly newspaper operating out of Brownstown. According to AIM Mediia it bought the paper from Lincoln Trail Publishing Company, including the online publications and “The Budget”, a free newspaper sent to non-subscribers in the Brownstown area.

Chuck Wells, publisher of the area newspapers and AIM Media vice president, has been named publisher of The Banner.

More information from the Seymour Tribune