MAILING ADDRESS OF NEWSPAPER

P.O. Box 1699
Forrest City, Arkansas 72336-1699
(870) 633-3130
FAX (870) 633-0599

For advertising information, e-mail us at: addept@thnews.com or sheard@thnews.com.

1. PERSONNEL

  • Publisher, Weston McCollum Lewey
  • Publisher Emeritus, Trent Bonner McCollum
  • Advertising, Shannon Heard – Sales Manager

2 .COMMISSION AND TERMS OF PAYMENT

  • Credit must be established with our business office before charges can be made.
  • All bills are due and payable upon receipt.
  • Commission to recognized agencies…………15%


3. GENERAL RATE POLICY

  • Rates and conditions are subject to change on 30 days notice.
  • Alcoholic beverage advertising accepted.
  • Advertising set to resemble editorial matter must be marked “Advertisement.”
  • The
    publisher reserves the right to edit or reject any advertising deemed
    objectionable, whether in subject matter, illustration, or phraseology.
  • All step-down ads must be
    bordered. Total inches must exceed 60″ in order to run as a step-down
    ad. Advertisers’ copy will be set once, and changes from original copy
    will be charged on a time basis.
  • Minimum
    space accepted 1 col. x 2 inches in depth. The advertiser and/or agency
    shall designate the width in columns and exact depth in inches.
    Advertisements will be published and billed on exact space order;
    measurements from cut-off rule to cut off rule.
  • The listed rates apply only to Times-Herald except where designated.
  • ERRORS
    – Every effort is made to avoid errors. The Times-Herald Publishing Co.
    shall be liable for any error in any advertisement caused by its own
    negligence only to the extent of republishing in the next regular issue
    the item in which the error occurred, and in space not exceeding that
    occupied by the item on its first publication. In case of advertised
    error in price, a letter will be furnished to the advertiser, to be
    posted in his store, setting forth the correction.

4. ROP/PREPRINT RATES

TIMES-HERALD-Daily Circulation 4,500 (Monday thru Friday)

  • National open rate, per inch …………….$12.06

EAST ARKANSAS ADVERTISER
(Total Market Coverage-16,200 issues distributed in a 2-county area –
St. Francis and Lee Counties- each Wednesday. Free circulation.)

  • National open rate, per inch ………………$14.18
  • Combination pick-up rate for both papers
    (Times-Herald to Advertiser) …per col. inch $20.48
  • Inserts
    – Inserts or circulars will be charged a minimum of 6.5 cents net
    according to weight. There will be an additional charge for folding any
    circulars in our plant. This rate applies to Times Herald and
    Advertiser. This rate is net.

TIMES-HERALD ONLY

  • Roll-Fed Preprints, preprinted inserts, Accepted any day, single page…………….$800.00
  • Roll-Fed
    Preprint information and pricing for East Arkansas Advertiser available
    upon request. Preprints reservation date-1 week prior. Preprint
    delivery date-no later than 3 days prior. Preprinted inserts are
    stuffed in the plant.

SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS

Times-Herald Publishing
222 North Izard St.
Forrest City, Arkansas 72335

Can be accepted 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, unless prior arrangements are made.

5. GROUP COMBINATION RATES (N/A)

6. COLOR RATES

  • Color available Monday through Friday
  • Extra charge if special ink necessary to match color
  • Printing material deadline: Minimum 3 days before publication.
  • Color reservations one week in advance.
  • Cancellations not accepted after 12 noon, 2 days prior to publication.
  • Black and 1 color, extra………………………………………..$140.00
  • Black and 2 colors, extra………………………………………$190.00
  • Black and 3 colors, extra. (process color)……………….$250.00
  • Agency commission allowed

7. SPECIAL ROP UNITS(N/A)

8. SPLIT RUN (N/A)

9. SPECIAL SERVICES

  • Clip art services available
  • Copy service available
  • Type selections available

SPECIAL CHARGES
Each picture taken by a member of the Times-Herald Publishing Co. staff
for use in advertising will be $15.00 plus 30 cents per mile.
A $15.00 charge will be made for all ad reductions.

10. SPECIAL DAYS/PAGES/FEATURES

  • MONDAY: Sports Pages-Complete weekend wrap-up of college and area high school sports.
  • TUESDAY: Business Review Page-Win $10.00 if you find your name hidden on this page.
  • THURSDAY: Farm pages with local agricultural report along with national news reports.
  • FRIDAY: Church pages and local happenings at all community churches.
  • DAILY:
    Strong emphasis on local news events Local society pages, engagements,
    weddings, anniversaries, birthdays and community activities. Daily
    sports report, local and national.

11. R.O.P. DEPTH REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum acceptable size, 1 column wide by 2″ deep.
  • Advertisement exceeding 191/2 inches in depth will be charged for full column-21 inches.

12. CONTRACT/COPY REGULATIONS

  • (See Number 4)
  • Contracts must be completed within one year from date of contract.
  • Not responsible for advertising plates or other printing materials.

13. CLOSING TIMES

  • Monday through Friday 2 days before publication.

The above deadlines are to cover copy space up to a double-truck. When the space to run exceeds a double-truck, the advertiser is required to furnish copy at least 24 hours earlier.

14. MECHANICAL MEASUREMENTS

  • Width of column, 1.833 inches, 11 picas
  • Depth of column, 21 inches
  • Six columns to page
  • Full page, 126 inches
  • Double-Truck, 262.5 inches
  • Full type page, 11.625 x 21 inches
  • Double-Truck minimum, 8 x 18 inches
  • 1/8 inch between columns
  • Tabloid measurement according to PASS standard.
  • PRINTED BY OFFSET-REPRODUCTION
  • PROOFS REQUIRED.

15. SPECIAL CLASSIFICATION RATES

  • Political, per inch, CASH WITH ORDER (general rate applies) ………………………$12.06
  • Amusements, circus, carnival, fairs, etc. (transient) per inch……………………………..$12.06
  • Legal, city, county, state, per inch …………………………………………………………………$12.06

16 . CLASSIFIED RATES

  • DISPLAY ……………………………………………………………………..Per Column Inch $13.55

Classified pages 9 column format

Deadline 2 days prior to day of insertion
Classified pages 9 column format

17. CARD RATES

  • Ads running full calendar month, no copy changes 1 inch…………………………….$80.00
  • Classified Display Cards, per inch …………………………………………………………….$86.00

18. MAGAZINES

  • Special
    Sections produced annually are: bridal, home improvement, football,
    spring car care, salutes to Miss St. Francis County Rice, St. Francis
    County Farm Family and Christmas Greetings.

DATES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

  • Regular per column inch rates apply

19. CIRCULATION

  • See Standard Rate & Data Service
  • Subscription
    by carrier $8.00 per month; by mail in county, $139.00 per year,
    $101.50 for 6 months; by mail outside county, $169.00 per year, $124.00
    for 6 months, 50 cents per issue.
  • Member of the Associated Press
  • Established 1871. The Times-Herald is the oldest established business in St. Francis County.

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2007