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The Daily Citizen Policy Information

Letters Policy

Letters to the editor must contain the writer's name, address and phone number and must be emailed to: editor@thedailycitizen.com or brought into the office at 723 W. Beebe-Capps Expressway in Searcy. The Daily Citizen reserves the right to edit letters for style and content as well as length. Letters that contain libelous, obscene or other offense material will not be published. Form letters and mass mailings will not be used. Letters of a political nature that advocate local candidates running for office or thank you letters concerning service by a business will not be used. All letters submitted are for consideration only. The Daily Citizen reserves the right to limit or reject submissions.

Correction Policy

NEWS: Any mistakes made in news or editorial content may be reported to the editor by calling (501) 268-8621 or email to: editor@thedailycitizen.com. Editorial corrections are printed as soon as possible.


The Daily Citizen welcome submissions from our readers.

News items and community calendar events may be emailed to editor@thedailycitizen.com or faxed to (501) 268-9410. Please allow at least 48 hours advance notice whenever possible.

Sports items should be sent to Sports Editor Bruce Guthrie at sports@thedailycitizen.com, or faxed to (501) 268-9410, attention Sports Department.

Weddings, Engagements, Births and Anniversaries are published on Sunday and may be submitted by email to editor@thedailycitizen.com or mailed or brought to our office at 723 W. Beebe-Capps Expressway, Searcy. Cost is free. Forms are available on our website or by visiting our office, as well as by fax or mail upon request. The following deadlines apply: For Sunday publication, information must be received by noon Wednesday.

Obituaries must be submitted through your funeral director or mortuary. They must be emailed to editor@thedailycitizen.com. Rates: First 50 words, free; 35 cents each additional word; $10 to include a photo. Call (501) 268-8621 or 1-800-400-3142 or email editor@thedailycitizen.com for more information or to request a billing form. Out-of-state obituaries must be pre-paid by credit card. Deadline for submission is 2 p.m. for publication the following day.

Photo guidelines:

The best way to submit photos is by email. Attach as Jpeg or TIFF, 72 dpi, no more than 1,200 pixels on max end, limit three images. Email general submissions to editor@thedailycitizen.com. Email hard news (breaking news, fires, accidents, etc.) to editor@thedailycitizen.com.

Photos may also be submitted on CD. Send Jpeg or TIFF files, 200 dpi, no more than 1,400 pixels on max end, limit 12 images (unless otherwise suggested).

If hard copy photographs are submitted, they must be original photographic prints. No photo copy reproductions or computer printouts will be accepted.

Please provide all appropriate text with submission. Identify persons or things in image clockwise, left to right (from bottom left if necessary). Provide contact person with telephone contact number and email (if available).