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					                 GATEHOUSE MEDIA, INC.



                                  FORM 8-K
                                 (Current report filing)




              Filed 9/18/2007 For Period Ending 9/14/2007



Address             350 WILLOWBROOK OFFICE PARK
                    FAIRPORT, New York 14450
Telephone           (585)598-0030
CIK                 0001368900
Industry            Printing & Publishing
Sector              Services
Fiscal Year         12/31
                                                             UNITED STATES
                                                 SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
                                                          Washington, D.C. 20549

                                                                             FORM 8-K

                                                                       CURRENT REPORT
                                      Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


                         Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 18, 2007 (September 14, 2007)



                                                  GateHouse Media, Inc.
                                                   (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

                         Delaware                                                 001-33091                            36-4197635
                  (State or other jurisdiction                                    (Commission                           (IRS Employer
                       of incorporation)                                          File Number)                        Identification No.)



                        350 WillowBrook Office Park, Fairport, New York                                                14450
                                       (Address of principal executive offices)                                       (Zip Code)



                               Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (585) 598-0030

                                                                          Not Applicable
                                                      (Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of
the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

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Section 2 – Financial Information

Item 2.01 Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets

On September 17, 2007, GateHouse Media, Inc. (the “Company”), issued a press release, attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference
as Exhibit 99.1, announcing the completion of the sale (the “Disposition”) of The Herald-Dispatch , The Putnam Herald , and the Lawrence
Herald located in Huntington, West Virginia, to Champion Publishing, Inc. (the “Buyer”) for a purchase price of $77 million. The Disposition
was completed on September 14, 2007, and was effected pursuant to an asset purchase agreement (the “Agreement”) dated June 28, 2007 by
and among the Company, GateHouse Media West Virginia Holdings, Inc., and GateHouse Media Illinois Holdings, Inc., as sellers, Champion
Publishing, Inc., as buyer, and Champion Industries, Inc. (“Champion”), as buyer guarantor, incorporated herein by reference as Exhibit 2.1.
Other than the Agreement, there are no material relationships between the Company and the Buyer or Champion or any of their respective
affiliates and the purchase price consideration was determined by an arm’s length negotiation process.

Section 9 – Financial Statements and Exhibits

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d)     Exhibits

2.1     Asset Purchase Agreement, dated as of June 28, 2007, by and among GateHouse Media, Inc., GateHouse Media Illinois Holdings,
        Inc., GateHouse Media West Virginia Holdings, Inc., as sellers, Champion Publishing, Inc., as buyer, and Champion Industries, Inc.,
        as buyer guarantor, filed as Exhibit 2.9 to the Company’s Form S-1/A filed July 13, 2007 (File No. 001-33091), is hereby incorporated
        by reference as Exhibit 2.1.

99.1    Press Release dated September 17, 2007.
                                                                 SIGNATURES

      Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf
by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                                                                       GATEHOUSE MEDIA, INC.

                                                                                       /s/ Michael Reed
                                                                                       Michael Reed
                                                                                       Chief Executive Officer

Date: September 18, 2007
                                                 EXHIBIT INDEX
Exhibit Number   Exhibit

2.1              Asset Purchase Agreement, dated as of June 28, 2007, by and among GateHouse Media, Inc., GateHouse Media
                 Illinois Holdings, Inc., GateHouse Media West Virginia Holdings, Inc., as sellers, Champion Publishing, Inc., as
                 buyer, and Champion Industries, Inc., as buyer guarantor, filed as Exhibit 2.9 to the Company’s Form S-1/A filed
                 July 13, 2007 (File No. 001-33091), is hereby incorporated by reference as Exhibit 2.1.
99.1             Press Release dated September 17, 2007
                                                                                                                                 Exhibit 99.1




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:
Francie Nagy, Investor Relations (212) 515-4625


                 GateHouse Media Completes Sale of West Virginia Newspaper, The Herald-Dispatch
Fairport, New York. September 17, 2007—GateHouse Media, Inc. (NYSE: GHS) announced today that it completed the sale of The Herald-
Dispatch and related publications located in Huntington, West Virginia. The buyer is Champion Publishing, Inc., and the properties were sold
for a purchase price of $77 million.

About GateHouse Media
GateHouse Media, Inc., headquartered in Fairport, New York, is one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the
United States as measured by its 86 daily publications. GateHouse Media currently serves local audiences of more than 10 million per week
across 20 states through hundreds of community publications and local websites. GateHouse Media is traded on the New York Stock Exchange
under the symbol “GHS.”

				
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