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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.

DELUXE ($50)

• 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
• 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

Laminated Copies (Optional)

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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