Albion couple looks to hand local newspaper business to new owners
August 13, 2020
After more than 50 years of reporting, writing and distributing stories, an Albion couple sent something unusual off to print: a for-sale ad for their newspaper business.
Jim and Julie Dickerson own three weekly papers in Boone County: the Albion News and Petersburg Press — both of which they have owned for 13 years — and The St. Edward Advance, which they have owned since 2018. They are looking to sell all three.
Jim Dickerson, 67, writes and reports on meetings and community events, and Julie Dickerson, 68, works with accounting and advertising. Once their newspaper pages are compose...