The first edition of the Fairland News was issued in May of 1892 by manager and editor, W. A. Keel. The Fairland Herald was established in 1913, and although short lived, the paper merged with the Fairland News a year later and was known as The Fairland News-Herald. It ceased publication in 1917.
The Foss Enterprise was published on a weekly basis (every Friday) starting in 1901 by George W. Fenley. H.M. Diamond edited and published the paper on a weekly basis. It measured 20 by 26 inches and was a four-page paper.