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We are a six column wide publication with a length of 21 inches. One column is 1.812″ wide, Two columns is 3.75″ wide, Three columns is 5.687″ wide, Four columns is 7.625″ wide, Five columns is 9.562″ wide and Six columns is 11.5″ wide.

Our rate is based on column inches. This is figured by the number of columns wide multiplied by the number of inches down times our advertising rate. Please contact us for rate information.

Advertisements are designed at no additional charge. We have a large selection of clip art and can also offer custom pictures of your business and/or products. Proofs are available via email upon request to ensure that correct and satisfactory advertisements are published.

We also offer business directory ads on our classified page, school sponsors that help support the school news for the Ashland Bluejays and Minneola Wildcats, classifieds and online advertising. We are here to help you with your advertising needs.

We offer full color process advertising as well as black and white. We do offer competitive coop advertising with our sister paper, the Meade County News. Click on the link to download our current ad rate sheet.

Classified Advertising:

Line Classifieds have a cost of $5 for 25 words plus 15¢ per word thereafter. There is a charge for For Sale, Garage Sale, Notices, Services, Wanted, For Rent, Real Estate and Thank You’s.

We do require pre-payment of ads unless a current account has been established. We offer payment via credit cards.


Publication day is Wednesday for all newspapers in our group. Deadline for each week’s paper is Monday at 3 pm. If there happens to be a holiday on Monday, deadline is Friday at 3 pm.

In addition to our print publication we offer advertising online. We have very appealing rates, especially when combined with our print edition.

For more information contact us at 620.338-7412 or email us.

How to VIEW and PURCHASE photos:

1. Go to any sport schedule or community event and click on any link (appears in orange)

2. Pictures will appear and if you would like to purchase one, simply click on it and an add to cart will appear.

3. Once in your cart you will be able to select a size and quantity. The cart is completely editable and photos can be deselected if you change your mind prior to purchase.

4. Photos are normally available for pick up within a week of ordering.

5. Pre-payment is required to order.

6. All photos are copyrighted and reproduction is prohibited without permission.

7. We also offer custom made posters that can include a variety of sports or activities. For more information on options available, please contact us at 620-338-7412.

8. Photo sizes available include: 4×6 – $1; 5×7 – $4; 8×10 – $8; 10×13 -$20 ; 11×17 – $20; 20×30 – $39 (Prices are for single photo prints)

Customer service is our #1 priority!