Gatehouse Media, the parent company of the Mail Tribune and Ashland Daily Tidings, has acquired the American Consolidated Media Southwest group and two Virginia-based newspapers.

Gatehouse Media, the parent company of the Mail Tribune and Ashland Daily Tidings, has acquired the American Consolidated Media Southwest group and two Virginia-based newspapers.

The ACMSW group consists of community newspapers in central Texas, northeastern Oklahoma and Kansas. Gatehouse has also acquired The Progress-Index and The Colonial Voice, newspapers that serves the Virginia towns of Petersburg, Colonial Heights and Hopewell.