Stories, photos for Veterans Day publication due today
PARKERSBURG — The deadline is today for submissions for the annual Veterans Tab to be published on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, by The Parkersburg News and Sentinel and The Marietta Times.
The tab is a collection of stories and photos about veterans submitted by readers in Wood, Washington and surrounding counties, living or deceased in any period of history.
Information readers would like to know includes the branch of service, years served, which war or where served, special commendations and medals and any stories people will find interesting. Photos can be of the veteran or events during their service where they are in the picture or took the picture, and can be from submissions from years past.
Photos and stories can be submitted to the Editorial Department in several ways:
* Emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Attach photo as a JPEG.
* Faxed to 304-485-5122. Photos can not be faxed.
* Submitted on the newspaper virtual newsroom, newsandsentinel.com by clicking on the Submit News button and following the prompts to put the story and photos in the Press Releases or Military Personnel News categories and clearly marked for the Veterans Tab. The address is newsandsentinel.com/submit-news/.
* Bring the stories and photos into the office at 519 Juliana St.
Electronic submissions are encouraged to prevent errors. Written submissions should be typed or legibly printed so no errors are made.
Submissions will be edited to accommodate space limitations.
For more information, call 304 485-1891 ext. 260, 282 or 296.