FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The State Journal in Frankfort has shuttered its pressroom as the company shifts to a printing facility in Louisville.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) The State Journal in Frankfort has shuttered its pressroom as the company shifts to a printing facility in Louisville.

Publisher Ann Dix Maenza told the staff on Tuesday that after two recent equipment breakdowns that temporarily moved printing to Gannett Publishing Services a move that becomes permanent Friday. The final Frankfort-printed papers rolled off the presses on Monday.

The State Journal reported (http://bit.ly/1hixXpF ) that Dix Communications, the company that owns The State Journal, has shifted printing for all of its Ohio newspapers to a consolidated facility in Wooster, Ohio.

The restructuring means three full-time employees and about a dozen part-timers have lost their jobs. Maenza said the full-time employees have been offered severance packages.

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Information from: The State Journal, http://www.state-journal.com