List of newspapers in Arkansas by circulationArkansas, a state in the southern part of the U.S bordering the Mississippi River, is the only state that produces diamonds. The state is also the home to the first piece of land protected by the U.S Government for recreational use. These are just some facts that were already stated and read in newspapers. Well, here are also some of the top 10 newspapers in Arkansas where you can read more local information and updates.
The Arkansas Democrat Gazette was founded in 1819 and claims to be the oldest continuously published newspaper west of the Mississippi River. The original print shop of the Gazette is preserved at the Historic Arkansas Museum. Even though the paper went digital, the Sunday editions of the paper are still printed because many businesses advertise in that edition.
The paper began as three independent newspapers: The Fort Smith Times, The Fort Smith News Record, and The Southwest American. The paper’s average daily circulation is 38,412. Southwest Times Record also offers 2 subscription plans for its readers which includes both the digital and printed version of the newspaper.
A weekly alternative newspaper that has circulated for more than 40 years. Originally, the Arkansas Times was founded as a small magazine on newsprint in 1977 and later became a glossy monthly magazine with paid circulation. It became a weekly tabloid format publication on newsprint with free distribution in May 1992. As of the year 2019, the paper is once again a glossy monthly magazine.
The Jonesboro Sun is the regional newspaper of Northeast Arkansas which serves over 80,000 readers in seven counties of Arkansas each day. The paper was owned by the Troutt Family for almost 100 years, eventually the new generation of the family decided to sell the newspaper to The Paxton Media Group in 2000. The paper’s subscriptions cost from $18.80 to $244.40.
The Baxter Bulletin is a daily newspaper that serves and brings news to the people of Mountain Home and Baxter County, Arkansas, and its surrounding areas. In 1976, the paper was acquired by Multimedia; Gannett acquired Multimedia in 1995. Subscription for The Baxter Bulletin’s print premium editions throughout the year is charged up to $7.00.
A daily newspaper serving and bringing news to the people of Conway and Faulkner County and its surrounding areas. The paper was founded in July 1879 as The Log Cabin by Able F. Livingston. Eventually, the management of the paper was passed to the family of J.W. Robins in 1894. Along the way, J.W Underhill, a one–time owner of The Log Cabin, purchased assets of a smaller newspaper, The Democrat. Underhill married into the Robins family and the two papers merged as The Log Cabin Democrat in the late 1900.
This daily newspaper was founded in 1875 and serves a nine-county area surrounding Texarkana. Currently, it is owned by WEHCO Media Inc. The Texarkana Gazette’s average circulation is about 25,000 daily. The paper earned the 2010 General Excellence award from the Arkansas Press Association competing against eight other large daily newspapers.
From 1881 to 1982, The Camden News was a weekly newspaper published in Camden, New South Wales, Australia. The paper was first published by William Sidman and Frank Campbell and ceased publication on June 2 1982. The Camden News has been digitized as part of the Australian Newspapers Digitization Program, a project of the National Library of Australia.
It was formerly known as the Benton Courier; The Saline Courier is a daily newspaper which serves Saline County, Arkansas, and the paper is published both in print and online. The Courier began as the Saline County Digest which was founded by W.A Webber in 1876. It was bought by B.A Beavers in 1882 later on it was given the name the Saline County Review before being purchased by S.H Whitthorne and named the Saline Courier in 1883.
This local news website started its roots in 1885 as a community print newspaper. It is owned by the East Arkansas Broadcasters having acquired the newspapers from its former owner GateHouse Media in September 2019. GateHouse ceased its publication of the newspaper on September 6, 2019. The ACB-owned Leader resumed regular local online news coverage in August 2020.