Classified ad rates are $6.75 per week for the first 25 words or less. Ads over 25 words are billed $.25 for each word over 25 words in addition to the $6.75 basic ad rate.

Ads need to be submitted by 12 p.m., Monday the week of publication to ensure inclusion in that week’s issue.

Placing a classified ad is a two-step process. First email your advertisement to In the subject line of the email, please state the words Classified Ads as well as the classification of your advertisement (Apartment for Rent, Automobiles, Yard Sales, or whatever you believe describes your ad most accurately). In the body of the email describe the item or event that you would like to advertise. You may submit your ads as attachments as well (preferred formats are .doc, .rtf).

Also, include in the email, the number of weeks you would like the ad to be published—the paper is printed every Wednesday and reaches most in-county subscribers and store racks on Wednesday or Thursday.

Please do not include credit card numbers in the email with your advertisement.

After your ad is processed, you will be receive an invoice to the same email used to submit the ad which will direct you to the site where you may pay the invoice using a major credit card (you do not need a PayPal account to successfully process your credit card payment.)

Invoices must be paid by 5 p.m., Monday of the week in which you would like the ad to appear.

If you do not see your invoice by 2 p.m. on Monday, please check your spam folder first, then contact Cindy Waters at (800) 640-5807 or the email above.