There is no charge for the publication of
any news items, including social events, meetings,
organizations, churches, and reunions. We want to share news
that happens within our county with our readers.
We ask for articles typewritten and
double-spaced to minimize errors, however, we accept
legible, handwritten stories. Please submit items to The
Calhoun Chronicle office. You may also submit stories via
e-mail (see below).
The Calhoun Chronicle reserves the right
to edit copy for clarification, style, or content to protect
both the writer and the newspaper from libel.
All news and advertising items must be
received by 4:00 pm Monday for publication in that week’s
You may deliver your news directly to the
main office, or e-mail it to us at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send articles as
attached Microsoft Word word documents or pasted into the
body of an e-mail. You must include the author's name and
The Calhoun Chronicle accepts clear photographs. We prefer a
print from a negative but will accept computer generated
photographs of high quality. Digital photos are
acceptable - provided they are 300 dpi or higher. Send these
in jpg or gif format as
attachments (if more than 5mb please send in separate e-mails)
sure to include the names of those in the photos.
Letters to the Editor
value our reader’s opinions on all topics of our community,
we encourage readers to submit letters to the Editor. You
can submit letters via e-mail, however, you must include
your name and phone number for verification.
Letters must be signed, dated, and include the writer’s
address or phone number for verification. Unsigned letters
will not be read or published. Only the writer’s name
will be published.
length of letters is not strictly limited, letters less than
250 words are preferred. We reserve the right to edit copy
for clarification, style, or content to protect both the
writer and the Chronicle from libel. We will make every
attempt to make certain the writer’s viewpoint, and not the
opinion of the Chronicle, is evident in the letter. The
Calhoun Chronicle reserves the right to not print letters.
The Chronicle receives obituaries directly from the funeral
home handling arrangements, but will accept them from
individuals with the proper information. We publish
obituaries of residents of the Calhoun County area, former
residents, and those with family in the area.