source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, December 28, 1961 - page 1, columns 7-8:
According to a December 1961 newspaper article, the Coatesville Herald had just published its last issue. Its editor, Harmon Hathaway, had been in charge since September 1, 1916. His father, Horace E. Hathaway, had purchased the weekly newspaper in May 1911; the Herald had been started on January 6, 1910, by Wolf & Metsker.
Existing subscribers to the Herald would start receiving a subscription to The Republican in January 1962; the Herald's correspondent, Mrs. Mable Hanlon, would be sending her Coatesville news items to the Republican for publication.