<h1>Mountain Media LLC, a Lewisburg-based community newspaper company, has purchased the assets of Calhoun Publishing Inc., which includes the Calhoun Chronicle and Grantsville News community weekly newspaper.<\/h1>\r\nMountain Media LLC, based in Lewisburg, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, publishes community weekly newspapers, their affiliated publications and multimedia products in the two Virginia\u2019s. Owner Michael Showell is a strong believer in community newspapers and their role in strengthening the communities they serve.\r\n\r\n\u201cCommunity newspapers are an evolving part of the diverse media landscape. They offer objective local news coverage that is a really critical service unparalleled by any other medium,\u201d Showell said. \u201cI am proud and humble to be involved in that service.\u201d\r\n\r\nThe purchase of <em>The Calhoun Chronicle<\/em> and <em>Grantsville News<\/em> expands Mountain Media\u2019s presence in West Virginia. \u201cThe <em>Calhoun Chronicle<\/em> and <em>Grantsville News<\/em> has been vital a contributor to the community and we look forward to continuing to be an important part of Calhoun County,\u201d Showell said.\r\n\r\nWhen asked about future acquisition plans, Showell explained that, as always his first and foremost focus is to fully develop the publications he already owns. But he would be open to any strategically beneficial opportunities that presented themselves.\r\n\r\nMountain Media, LLC publishes the <em>Mountain Messenger<\/em> in Greenbrier County, <em>The Pocahontas Times<\/em> in Pocahontas County, <em>Clay County Free Press<\/em>, <em>The Shinnston News and Harrison County Journal<\/em> and <em>The Parsons Advocate<\/em> in Tucker County, West Virginia and in Virginia, <em>The Enterprise<\/em> in Patrick County, <em>The Salem Times-Register<\/em> and the <em>Vinton Messenger<\/em>, <em>The Fincastle Herald<\/em> in Botetourt County, <em>The News Messenger<\/em> in Christiansburg, <em>The News Journal<\/em> in Radford and <em>The New Castle Record<\/em> in Craig County. To find out more about Mountain Media, LLC please visit www.mountainmedianews.com.