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URL 24: The Donrey Empire in 1973

URL 24: The Donrey Empire in 1973 (In Chapter 32, page 155) (342 words) (16,894 cum words)

The Donrey Empire in 1973:

In 1973, the Donrey Media Group owned more than 25 companies, including daily and weekly newspapers, cable TV systems, radio stations, TV stations, and outdoor advertising firms in eight states in the West and Midwest.

TV and Radio:

In Las Vegas:

  • KORK-TV (Channel 3)
  • Nevada Cablevision Company

Elsewhere in Nevada:

  • KOLO-TV (Reno)
  • KOLO-AM (Reno)
  • 21 TV translator relay stations (including authorizations)

Outside of Nevada

  • KGNS-TV (Laredo,Texas)
  • KFSA-TV (Fort Smith,Arkansas)
  • Northeast Arkansas Broadcasting and TV Company
  • KBRS-AM (Springdale, Arkansas)

Cable TV companies:

  • Bartlesville Video Inc., holder of franchise for cable TV systems under construction in Bartlesville and Dewey, Oklahoma. 20 percent interest.
  • Riverbend Industries, Inc., owner and operator of a cable TV system in Stigler, Oklahoma. 33-1/3 percent interest.

Outdoor Advertising Companies

  • Donrey (Fort Smith, Arkansas)
  • Donrey (Tulsa, Oklahoma)

26 Daily Newspapers

Location and Name Approximate Circulation
Las Vegas, Nevada: Review-Journal 62,000
Carson City, Nevada: Nevada Appeal 5,500
Ely, Nevada: Daily Times 3,500
Fort Smith, Arkansas: Southwest Times Record 40,000
Rogers, Arkansas: Daily News 7,500
Springdale, Arkansas: The Springdale News 9,600
Ontario, California: Daily Report 30,000
Pomona, California: Progress Bulletin 46,000
Red Bluff, California: Daily News 7,400
Hilo, Hawaii: Hawaii Tribune-Herald 14,500
Washington, Indiana: Times Herald 10,500
Moberly, Missoouri: Monitor-Index 9,000
Bartlesville, Oklahoma: Examiner-Enterprise 12,000
Blackwell, Oklahoma: Journal-Tribune 5,500
Chickasha, Oklahoma: Daily Express 6,000
Frederick, Oklahoma: Daily Leader 5,500
Guthrie, Oklahoma: Daily Leader 4,000
Guymon, Oklahoma: Daily Herald 4,000
Holdenville, Oklahoma: Daily News 3,500
Okmulgee, Oklahoma: Daily Times 6,000
Pauls Valley, Oklahoma: Democrat 5,000
Pawhuska, Oklahoma: Journal-Capital 4,000
Wewoka, Oklahoma: Daily Times 3,200
Weatherford, Texas: Daily Democrat 5,000
Sweetwater, Texas: Sweetwater Reporter 4,500
Aberdeen, Washington: Daily World 18,500

9 Weekly Newspapers

Location and Name: Approximate Circulation
San Dimas, California: The San Dimas Press 3,750
Montclair, California: The Montclair Tribune 6,100
Diamond Bar, California: The Diamond Bar Bulletin 11,350
Upland, California: The Upland News 9,500
Cucamonga, California: The Cucamonga Times 5,725
La Verne, California: The La Verne Leader 3,275
Booneville, Arkansas: The Democrat 2,684
Eureka Springs, Arkansas: The Times Echo 3,000
Keaulakekua, Hawaii: West Hawaii Today 4,600

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