The Hiawatha Daily World, a daily newspaper serving the Hiawatha, Kansas area, has been purchased by The News-Press & Gazette Company of St. Joseph, Missouri, according to Jim Hicks of Bolitho-Cribb & Associates, who represented the sellers in this transaction.
The sale was announced by Mr. C. Lee Walls Sr., president of Cleveland Newspapers Inc. (dba Walls Newspapers Consultants). Included in the sale was the Everest World, a weekly newspaper serving the community of Everest, Kansas. Headquarters for Walls Newspapers Consultants are in Birmingham, Alabama. The News-Press & Gazette Company also publishes the St. Joseph News-Press and has holdings in cable and broadcasting television stations in Missouri, Arizona, California, and Texas.
Bolitho-Cribb & Associates is a publishing company brokerage firm with offices in Montana, Florida, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.