ENGAGEMENTS, WEDDINGS AND ANNIVERSARY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Central Arkansas Press publishes announcements of engagements, weddings and anniversaries of couples in the Features section of the newspaper.
Basic announcements are free with the option to buy space for extra information and a photograph.
Publication is subject to submissions meeting deadlines as well as the judgment of the Central Arkansas Press. Only announcements regarding a central Arkansas resident or those with family ties in the area will be considered.
FORMS — Engagement, wedding or anniversary announcements should be submitted on forms available on the Central Arkansas Press website at For those who prefer to work offline, PDFs of the basic announcement forms are available for download at the same webpage. For a paper copy, contact the wedding editor at telephone: (501) 773-1824; email: ; or regular mail: EWA Editor, P.O. Box 164086, Little Rock, Ark. 72216.
FEES — Basic announcements are free with the option to buy space for extra information and a photograph. See for information about upgrading an announcement for a fee.
• Engagement announcements must be submitted at least eight weeks before the wedding and two weeks before desired publication date.
• Wedding announcements must be submitted at least two weeks before the wedding to run the Sunday after or no later than four weeks after the wedding.
• Anniversary announcements should be submitted at least two weeks before the desired publication date.
PHOTOGRAPHS — A professional-quality formal portrait, either a 5-by-7 inch print or high-resolution digital image is required.
Digital photos are preferred and can be submitted with the online form (preferred) or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Digital images must be JPEG (.jpg) format with at least 200 dots per inch and the file size should be 7 to 8 megabytes.
Printed photographs can be mailed to the wedding editor at the address above. Photos accompanied by a stamped, self-addressed envelope will be returned after publication. Photos are kept on file for 90 days.
PAID ANNOUNCEMENTS — Wedding write-ups printed on a tinted background are paid announcements and are not chosen for coverage or written by editorial staff. For more information, contact Scott Green at email@example.com.