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Engagements
Engagement announcements should be submitted no earlier than one year before the intended wedding date and no later than two weeks prior to the date. Engagement announcements can only be ran in the newspaper once.
Engagement information must be at the Parkersburg News and Sentinel's Society Department no later than 4 p.m. Monday preceding the Sunday it is to run. If more announcements are received than space permits, as many will be printed as possible with others appearing in a future edition of the News.

All articles will be edited to conform to newspaper style.


To have your photograph published in color, please arrange $25 payment before publication. Black and white photographs are published for free. Both can be uploaded from the next page of the Virtual Newsroom.

Photographs may be picked up after the announcement runs in the paper or may be mailed back if a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) is provided. Photographs are kept on file for 30 days after publication. The newspaper cannot be held responsible for lost or damaged photographs or those not picked up within the time frame.

Every announcement submitted must include a contact name and number.

Do not use abbreviations. Include town and state on all address information.


Click here to view samples of current engagements on our Web site.


Please include the following

1. Indicate who is making the announcing.
2. The full name of prospective bride and her address.
3. The full name of prospective bride's parents and their address.
4. The full name of prospective groom and his address.
5. The Full name of prospective groom's parents and their address.
6. Include exact wedding date, if no wedding date has been set (can only be used if the wedding date will be within one year from announcement. No other engagements may be announced once the date is set. Only a wedding announcement following the ceremony will be accepted.)


The following are optional sections that my be included in the announcement at your discretion. If including names of deceased grandparents, please put "the late" before the grandparent's name.

1. Full name of prospective bride's grandparents and address:

Prospective bride's schooling/employment
2. Full name of high school and year graduated:
3. Full name of college(s) and year graduated:
4. Where currently employed:
5. Full name of prospective groom's grandparents and address:

Prospective groom's schooling and employment
6. Full name of high school and year graduated:
7. Full name of college(s) and year graduated:
8. Where currently employed:

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