“Paxton folks came in, made the announcement, told ’em to pack their personal stuff up and leave.”

Paxton Media Group buys newspapers in Michigan, Tennessee

Paxton Media Group announced Friday it bought the Grand Haven Tribune and Lebanon Democrat from Ohio-based Sandusky Newspaper Group. The price wasn’t disclosed.

Sources tell StateofNewspapers.com that all but seven staff members have been cut at the daily in Lebanon.

“Paxton folks came in, made the announcement, told ’em to pack their personal stuff up and leave.”