Richard Nelson, Diboll Free Press editor since September 2009, has purchased the newspaper from Bluebonnet Publishing LLC. The sale was completed Thursday, June 30
Nelson has about 30 years in the newspaper industry. His early experience ranged from sports reporter and editor to news reporter and editor. He also worked several years as an advertising account executive at The Houston Post. In the last eight years, Nelson has been editor of The Sealy News and Jacksonville Daily Progress and publisher of the Fort Stockton Pioneer.