Archive for the ‘Richmond’ Category

Richmond: Press shuts in Jan.; printing to Indy

November 13, 2008

The Palladium-Item will be printed at The Indianapolis Star after the smaller paper in Richmond, Ind., shutters its press in mid-January, costing about 60 jobs, a reader says in an e-mail. The two sites are 73 miles apart. The move also affects USA Today‘s printing, and any commercial work still done at Richmond. The Richmond paper is only the latest to consolidate printing at a sister operation.

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Ind.: Muncie’s Metzger assumes second pub post

October 16, 2008

In the latest consolidation of publisher jobs, Publisher Juli Metzger (left) of The Star Press in Muncie, Ind., will also be publisher of the Palladium-Item in Richmond. The two cities are 41 miles apart.

Metzger replaces longtime Gannett executive Bob Robbins, who is retiring, effective Nov. 30, after less than a year at Richmond.

[Photo: Gannett]

Stunning trout, meth labs — and no saggy pants

March 13, 2008

Datelines is an occasional roundup of news topping Gannett websites.

Elmira, N.Y.: The annual trout sampling on Catharine Creek is a shocker. Louisville, Ky.: Police found more than 200 used meth labs — the county’s largest-ever such discovery. Richmond, Ind.: The school board voted unanimously to prohibit students from wearing excessively baggy or tight clothes. St. George, Utah: The state bar association is preparing free wills and other legal documents for police and firefighters.

[Image: this morning’s Courier-Journal, Newseum]