Lynch named publisher of Laurel Leader-Call

Mitchell D. Lynch has been appointed publisher of the Laurel Leader-Call. Lynch began his duties as publisher on Wednesday. He succeeds Skippy Haik, a former member of the MPA Board of Directors, who is staying on with the newspaper in the role of business manager.

Newspaper publisher out to catch thieves

Readers of the Stone County Enterprise may soon see their photos on the front page of the paper — but not for a good reason.

In response to newspaper theft, editor and publisher Heather Freret decided to take action.

Oct. 2-8 is National Newspaper Week

Despite all the doomsayers out there writing obituaries for the nation’s newspaper industry, 150 million Americans — two out of three adults — read a local newspaper last week.

Newspaper Association of America research from 2011 by Scarborough USA indicates almost 70 percent of your neighbors read either a printed newspaper or its online counterpart within the past seven days.