The Stockton Sentinel's Deadline Is:
Mondays at 5:00 p.m.
There are a few exceptions to the Monday at 5:00 p.m.
deadline, such as when the Sentinel is printed a day earlier,
when Monday is a holiday and there is no mail delivered, etc.
In cases such as these, the deadline is generally moved to
Fridays at 5:00 p.m.
  • Deadline
  • Advertising
What is Advertising? We consider anything that has not
happened yet to be advertising.
  • News
Anything that has already taken place is considered news and
there is no charge. We welcome all news and/or pictures with
ties to our area.
  • Births
We do not charge for birth announcements and welcome a
picture of the new baby, as well. If the picture is
emailed to us,
we ask that it be a JPEG attachment.
  • Obituaries
We will publish a basic, standard obituary (with picture if
furnished) free of charge for people with direct ties to the
Rooks County area. If there is a request to add more
information (i.e. hobbies and interests, other family names,
etc.), you may do so for an additional charge. A picture of
your loved one is always welcome, free of charge. Complete
custom obituaries are handled as paid
advertising. For more
information, you may contact the
  • Public Notices
Public Notices are considered paid advertising and are
charged by the line. The notices may be brought in, mailed in,
faxed or emailed.
  • Letters to the Editor
All letters may be edited for length and clarity. Letters must be
signed, and include an address and daytime telephone
number for verification. The writer's name may be withheld
from publication, but will be given out if requested by a reader.
All letters received through e-mail or by FAX must be verified
by your phone call before publication.
Political endorsements must be paid for.
We reserve the right not to print a letter.
Letters may be
brought in, mailed, faxed or emailed.
  • Pictures
We welcome all pictures with ties to our area.
Pictures may be
brought in, mailed,or emailed.
If you choose to email your pictures, please make a JPEG
There is no charge for pictures, unless the picture is to be
placed in an ad, or is to be used with something that we
consider advertising. If that is the case the charge is $2.75
per picture.
  • Classifieds
Unless you have a business account set up with us, ALL
MUST BE PAID before they will run in the paper.