New publisher named for Scottsbluff newspaper

2 years 8 months 1 week ago Monday, May 13 2019 May 13, 2019 May 13, 2019 9:26 AM May 13, 2019 in News - AP Texas Headlines

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) - A new publisher has been named for the Scottsbluff Star-Herald in the Nebraska Panhandle.

BH Media Group Vice President Shon Barenklau says a Texas executive, Rich Macke, also will be publisher of the Gering Courier and Hemingford Ledger, starting Monday.

Macke has been publisher of the Port Arthur News, a six-day-a-week paper on Texas' Gulf Coast. Macke replaces Roger Tollefson, who died March 6 at his home in Gering.

The Star-Herald reports that Macke began his career in California, has experience in several newspaper departments and also has worked in Oklahoma.

Information from: Star-Herald, http://www.starherald.com

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