Spitzers sell Sayre paper after 32 years at the helm

After 32 years of publishing The Beckham County Record, previously known as The Sayre Record and Beckham County Democrat, Brad and Dayva Spitzer have sold their newspaper to Kay County Media, effective July 1st.
Kay County Media is owned by Cordell natives Scott Wesner and Scott Wood, who also publish newspapers in Texas, Kansas, Nebraska. Their Oklahoma papers include The Elk City News, The Ponca City News and The Tonkawa News.
“We feel like this business deal will be the best case scenario for the future of the newspaper," said Brad Spitzer. "We feel blessed to have buyers who are committed to sustaining the presence of small town newspapers.”
Spitzer will continue to be connected to the newspaper providing on-site consulting as well as shooting sports photography. Wife Dayva was OPA president in 2016-17.

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