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Laurel Leader-Call

The Laurel Leader-Call is a thrice-weekly newspaper published Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays in Laurel, Mississippi, United States, covering Jones County. It is owned by Gin Creek Publishing, which purchased the name and subscriber list from CNHI in April 2012. For a century Laurel's only daily newspaper, the paper was founded as The Laurel Daily Argus August 11, 1911, by Edgar G. Harris (1876-1953). It later changed its name to the Laurel Daily Leader The Laurel Morning Call and the Laurel Daily Leader combined to form an evening newspaper called The Laurel Leader-Call on February 2, 1930. The papers were owned by Thomson Newspapers for several years. Thomson sold it in 1993 to American Publishing Company. American Publishing sold to Community Newspaper Holdings in 1999. On September 1, 2011, the paper's owner, Community Newspaper Holdings Inc., announced that the Laurel Leader-Call would begin publishing on a four-day schedule: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday. The newspaper's website continued to provide news, features, sports, photos and video on a daily basis until it shut down nearly seven months later. CNHI folded the Leader-Call on March 29, 2012. In April the Leader-Call name and subscriber list was purchased by Gin Creek Publishing, a local business that h... ()

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Fischer | Data Science ID: NEWSPAPERS:3044, Added: 07/15/2019, Last updated: 11/22/2019