Annual Veterans Day section accepting submissions

PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg News and Sentinel and The Marietta Times are accepting submissions for the annual Veterans Tab to be published on Veterans Day in November.

Veterans Tab is a collection of stories and photos about local 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.

Deadline is Nov. 4. The tab will publish Nov. 11.

Photos and stories can be submitted to the Editorial Department in several ways:

∫ Emailed to editorial@newsandsentinel.com. 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.

∫ Mailing the story and photos to Veterans Tab, The Parkersburg News and Sentinel, 519 Juliana St., Parkersburg, WV 26101.

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. 221, 260 or 282.


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