Holiday deadlines announced - Gift subscriptions available!

HAMILTON - Journal Record General Manager Les Walters said this month the Marion County newspaper will observe special holiday deadlines for the upcoming holiday season.
“We realize the deadlines may be of minor inconvenience for some of our advertisers and other regular contacts, but this is necessary to allow us to meet the holiday schedule,’’ Walters said.
“In order for our employees to enjoy a holiday with family and friends, we must have our Wednesday edition finished ahead of our regular schedule.
“We appreciate the cooperation of our advertisers and others who work closely with us in this annual scheduling change,’’ Walters said.
Holiday deadlines will be as follows:
• Wednesday, Dec. 26, edition: Deadline for all real estate, legals, general news, classified advertising, and calendar items will be Wednesday, Dec. 19, by noon.
Deadlines for display ads will be no later than 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 20.
Design work on the Dec. 26 edition will begin on Thursday, Dec. 20.
Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, edition: Deadline for all real estate, legals, general news, classified advertising, and calendar items will be Wednesday, Dec. 26, by noon.
Deadlines for display ads will be no later than 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 27.
Design work on the Jan. 2 edition will begin on Thursday, Dec. 27.
The newspaper will be closed at both its Hamilton and Winfield offices on Tuesday, Dec. 25, and Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019.
Offices will open again with regular business hours on Wednesday, Dec. 26, and Wednesday, Jan. 2.
Gift Subscriptions
Anyone wanting to obtain a gift subscription to the Journal Record for a friend or loved one is asked to come in as soon as possible so that there is sufficient time to mail a gift card before Christmas.
The cost of subscriptions are as follows:
• Marion County - One year for $31;
• Adjoining county - One year for $34;
• Senior discount (65 & older) - One year for $25;
• Student rate (nine-month subscription) - $21; and  
• All others - One year for $40;
Contact the Journal Record today to gift a subscription.
Interested persons can contact the newspaper at its Hamilton location by calling 921-3104 or its Winfield location by calling  487-3278, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.