2008-11-27 / Local & State

Luvison Named Publisher Of (Sayre) Morning Times

SAYRE, Pa. (AP) - Veteran newspaper executive Kelly Luvison has been named publisher of the Morning Times.

Luvison, 48, was also named president of River Valley News Group, a division of the Sample News Group that includes the Morning Times and daily newspapers in Milton, Pa., and Oswego, N.Y. Sample News Group purchased the three papers from GateHouse Media Inc. in September for an undisclosed sum.

Luvison has published newspapers in Hornell and Canandaigua, N.Y., and Waynesboro, Pa., and has also been an editor and held other executive positions. He graduated from West Virginia University's School of Journalism.

George "Scoop'' Sample, CEO of Sample News, and his wife published the Sayre paper from 1977 to 1991 before starting Sample News Group, which owns newspapers, magazines and printing plants in five states.

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