Mr. Doug Finkbeiner has sold Booth Publishing Company, dba the Lapeer Buyer’s Guide and the Sanilac Buyer’s Guide, to 21st Century Newspapers, Inc., according to John T. Cribb, Bolitho-Cribb & Associates, who represented the seller in the transaction.

The Sanilac Buyer’s Guide is an 18,500 circulation free weekly shopper serving Sanilac County, Michigan. The paper is distributed on Sunday and was established in 1969. The Lapeer Buyer’s Guide, established in 1975, serves Lapeer County. This paper has 30,500 free weekly circulation and is distributed on Monday.

Mr. Rick Henry, President and Chief Operating Officer of Booth Publishing, has agreed to continue managing the properties under the 21st Century Newspapers’ ownership. Mr. Henry joined the company in 1987 in a sales position, was promoted to Sales Manager in 1988, General Manager in 1990, and President/COO in 1995.

Bolitho-Cribb & Associates is a publishing company brokerage firm with offices in Montana, Florida, and Wyoming.

Published Aprll 16, 1998

Lapeer, MI