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Please fill out the information below.

Please submit all announcements by the Tuesday prior to publication date.

Please type or print information clearly. The St. Joseph News-Press can use this form to write the announcement or you may use it as a reference to write your announcement as you would like it published. All announcements are edited for spelling and grammar, according to Associated Press guidelines.A photo may be added to any of the following packages. For photo options, please see the next page.

BASIC ($25):
DELUXE ($75)

• An original black and white OR color photo is requested (no photocopies)
• If you bring your photo in person, we can scan the photo and return it to you at that time.
• Photos may be uploaded below
• Photos may be emailed to announcements@newspressnow.com.
• Photos should be sent as a JPEG or TIFF file and be clearly identified with the couple’s names and type of announcement.
• To have the photo returned by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope


With the purchase of the Standard or Deluxe Engagement Announcement Package, you may pre-purchase a Wedding Announcement for an additional $30. This will include the same size announcement and photo as your engagement. A reminder of your prepurchase will be sent after the given wedding date.


Laminated copies of your announcement make a wonderful keepsake. The laminates are printed on white paper, ensuring your announcement will not yellow or deteriorate.Copies are $5 each and will be mailed to you.

To pay by debit or credit card, please contact the Announcement Desk
at (816) 271-8547 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Payment may also be mailed to: St. Joseph News-Press, attn. Celebrations, PO Box 29, St. Joseph, MO 64502, or brought to the office at 825 Edmond Street, St. Joseph, MO 64501.

Issues or Questions?

Please contact the Announcements desk at (816)271-8547.
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