Wedding Announcement

DEADLINE: Wedding announcements will be accepted for publication within a year after the date of the wedding. Announcements are published free of charge. In most cases, they will appear a week or two after we have received the completed form. Announcements may be published later due to the quantity we receive or space limitations.

COMMUNITY POLICY: Announcements will be published only in the communities where the couple and their parents live now or have lived in the past. Please indicate former areas of residence that Community Newspapers covers.

NAME POLICY: Community Newspapers does not use courtesy titles, such as Mr., Mrs. or Dr. First and last names are required for everyone mentioned in the announcement.

PHOTO E-MAIL SUBMISSIONS: We welcome photos submitted via e-mail. Type “wedding” in the subject line, with the last names of both the bride and the groom and a contact's phone number in the body of the e-mail, and send it to In digital format (.jpg), photos must be at least 200kb.

PHOTO CRITERIA: Black-and-white or color, high-quality photos of the couple may be submitted via mail up to size 8-by-10. Vertical photos work best. We do not pay for the use of photos, nor will we publish the name of the photographer. We reserve the right not to publish a photo at the discretion of the editor.

PHOTO POLICY: Photo prints will be returned only if a self-addressed, stamped envelope is provided.

By submitting your image(s), you are representing that you own or control all necessary rights, including the copyright, and that you give Journal Communications, Inc. the right to use, copy, reproduce, distribute, publish, publicly perform, publicly display, modify, adapt, translate, archive, store and create derivative works from, in any form, format or medium of any kind now known or later developed.

1.Bride’s name:
2.Her community:
3.Groom’s name:
4.His community:
5.Location and community of wedding:
6.Time and date of wedding:
7.Location and community of reception:
8.Bride’s parents (note if deceased or divorced):
9.Community of bride's parents:
10.Groom’s parents (note if deceased or divorced):
11.Community of groom's parents:
12.Rites performed by (include title, such as priest or rabbi):
13.Briefly describe bride’s flowers and gown:
14.Maid or matron (indicate which) of honor:
15.Community and relationship to couple:
16.Bridesmaids and their communities:
17.Best man:
18.Community and relationship to couple:
19.Groomsmen and their communities:
20.Flower girl, community and relationship to couple:
21.Ring bearer, community and relationship to couple:
22.Bride’s education (note degree earned and where):
23.Her place of employment (note community) and job title:
24.Groom's education (note degree earned and where):
25.His place of employment (note community) and job title:
26.Location and length of honeymoon:
27.Community where newlyweds live:
28.To personalize your announcement, you may include anecdotes about how the couple met and details about their courtship and engagement. The information will run if space allows.
29.Name of contact person:
30.Phone number of contact person:
31.E-mail address of contact person: