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The Cordell Beacon accepts birth, engagement, wedding, and anniversary announcements and places them as space allows. E-mail the copy, or bring or mail it to our office. There is no charge for the article; a small fee is charged to run a photo. Photos may be picked up at our office after the article has run and are only held for six weeks after submission. Reproduction of a wedding invitation is considered an advertisement.Birth Announcement Form
Engagement Announcement Form
Wedding Announcement Form
Letters to the Editor
Readers are welcome to e-mail, fax, bring, or mail the letter to our office. There is a general limit of 300 words. Letters must be signed and include the author's name, address, and phone number. The phone number will not be published. Letters should address issues of general interest in the Washita County area and not contain any form of slander.
Articles for Publication
E-mail the copy of the article, or bring or mail it to our office. There is no charge for running articles and photos of news events, community events, club events, church events, etc. and will be run as space allows. We encourage you to include photos with the article. Some articles are considered advertising.
We're looking for all sorts of photos — people, events, wildlife, anything! Visiting another state or country? Great hunting or fishing photo? E-mail them to us and we'll run them as space allows. There is no charge.
Obituaries are accepted from funeral homes and family. The funeral home in charge of the arrangements usually handles the request. A small fee is charged to run the photo.
The Cordell Beacon accepts submissions for the weekly community calendar, as well as ongoing events in the community and area. E-mail the date of your event, as well as a short description, to be included in the issues of the newspaper leading up to the event. We also accept articles about your event and news from organizational meetings. Get your information to us early so we can let people know!