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  Do you have a news item you would like to printed in The Sidell Reporter? We would like to hear from current and former area residents!
Send us your birth announcement, coming event, wedding or engagement announcement, anniversary, open house, promotion, graduation, trip, reunion, exciting news, etc. We have provided a list of basic guestions to answer when submitting some of our more popular news items. Feel free to just copy and paste them into an email to send us but you're welcome to personalize your information as you wish. You can give us the basic facts and we'll put it into story format or write it how you'd like. Just be sure to include your contact information in case we have any questions.
  We'd be happy to include a photo in your story. Birth announcement photos are $10 and placed in a display ad. All others are included free of charge. Send your photo by email as a .jpeg or mail to P.O. Box 475, Sidell, IL 618767. Please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope to have your photo returned.
  Deadline for all news items is Tuesdays by 2pm.
  Email information and high resolution photos to editor @ thesidellreporter.com. Questions? Call our office 217-288-9365.



Engagement

Bride to be's Name & Residence:

Groom to be's Name & Residence:

Bride to be's Parents & Residence:

Groom to be's Parents & Residence:

Wedding Date:

Wedding Location:

Bride to be's Occupation:

Groom to be's Occupation:

Bride to be's School and Year graduated (high school and/or college):

Groom to be's School and Year graduated (high school and/or college):


(The information below will only be used to contact you in case we have questions or need more information.)

Your Name (Required):

Phone Number (Required):

Your E-Mail Address (Required):


Wedding

Bride's Name & Residence:

Groom's Name & Residence:

Bride's Parents & Residence:

Groom's Parents & Residence:

Who is announcing the wedding?  Couple, Bride's Parents, Groom's Parents, All Parents, Someone else?

Wedding Date:

Wedding Location:

Reception Location:

Attendants/Ushers/Flower Girl/Ring bearer, etc. names and residences (optional):

Description of Bride's dress, decorations, etc. (optional):

Bride's Occupation:

Groom's Occupation:

Bride's School and Year graduated (high school and/or college):

Groom's School and Year graduated (high school and/or college):

Honeymoon:

After-Wedding Plans (where reside, etc.):


(The information below will only be used to contact you in case we have questions or need more information.)

Your Name (Required):

Phone Number (Required):

Your E-Mail Address (Required):


Birth Announcement

Baby's Name:

Parents' Names:

Mother's Maiden Name:

Where They Live:

Date of Birth:

Place of Birth:

Time of Birth:

Gender:

Weight:

Length:

Baby's Siblings' Names, Ages & Genders:

Paternal Grandparents:

Where They Live:

Maternal Grandparents

Where They Live:

Paternal Great Grandparents:

Where They Live:

Maternal Great Grandparents

Where They Live:

(The information below will only be used to contact you in case we have questions or need more information.)

Your Name (Required):

Phone Number (Required):

Your E-Mail Address (Required):


Anniversary Announcement/Open House

Couple's Names:

Residence:

Date of Anniversary:

How many years:

Where married:

His occupation:

Her occupation:

Children and where they reside:

How many grandchildren:

If applicable:
When Open House:

Where:

Times:

Who is hosting the open house:

(The information below will only be used to contact you in case we have questions or need more information.)

Your Name (Required):

Phone Number (Required):

Your E-Mail Address (Required):

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