The Herald Democrat

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The Herald-Democrat
Type Daily newspaper
(6 days; no Saturdays)
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) New Media Investment Group

Nate Rodriguez

headquarters = 603 So.Sam Rayburn Fwy.,
Sherman, Texas 75090
 United States

Jonathan Cannon

circulation = 24,000 Daily
27,000 Sunday
Founded 1996 (merger between
The Sherman Democrat & The Denison Herald)
A Herald Democrat location in downtown Denison

The Herald Democrat is a daily newspaper located in the twin cities of Sherman and Denison, Texas, in the United States, about 60 miles (100 km) north of Dallas and 10 miles (16 km) south of the Red River and Lake Texoma. The Herald Democrat serves all of Grayson and Fannin County, Texas; parts of Collin, Cooke, Denton, Delta, Lamar and Hunt County, Texas; and part of Bryan County, Oklahoma.

The Herald Democrat was created on September 1, 1996, with the merger of the Denison Herald and the Sherman Democrat. It is the largest newspaper between the Dallas-Fort Worth market and the Oklahoma City market. The parent papers, both members of the Stephens Media Group, had chronicled memories of the Texoma area since 1879 in Sherman and 1889 in Denison. The paper maintains its main headquarters in Sherman, along with a bureau in the Denison paper's original office.

The Herald Democrat has a circulation of approximately 24,000 Monday through Friday, and about 27,000 on Sunday, according to the Audit Bureau of Circulations. The paper does not publish on Saturday.

In 2015, the Stephens Media newspapers were sold to New Media Investment Group.[1]

Subsidiary Publications[edit]

Anna-Melissa Tribune
Prosper Press
Van Alstyne Leader
Lake Texoma Life
Grayson County Shopper
Cooke County Shopper
North Collin Shopper
Bryan County Shopper
Marshall/Johnston Counties Shopper


  1. ^ Howard Stutzlas (2015-02-19). "Review-Journal, parent Stephens Media to be sold to New Media". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved 2015-03-08. 

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