Stories, photos for the Veterans Day publication to be released today | News, Sports, Jobs


PARKERSBURG – The deadline is today for submissions for the annual veterans tab to be released on Veterans Day, November 11, by The Parkersburg News and Sentinel and The Marietta Times.

The Tab is a collection of stories and photos of veterans submitted by readers from Wood, Washington and surrounding counties, living or deceased at any time in history.

Information readers would like to know includes line of service, years of service, war or location of service, special honors and medals, and any stories people will find interesting. Photos may be of the veteran or of events during their service where they are pictured or took the photo, and may be from submissions from years past.

Photos and stories can be submitted to the editorial department in several ways:

* Sent by email to é[email protected] Attach the photo in JPEG format.

* Fax to 304-485-5122. Photos cannot be faxed.

* Submitted on the newspaper’s virtual newsroom, by clicking the Submit News button and following the instructions to put the story and photos in the News Releases or Military Personnel News categories and clearly marked for the Veterans tab. The address is

* Bring the stories and photos to the office at 519 Juliana St.

Electronic submissions are encouraged to avoid errors. Written submissions should be typed or printed legibly so that no errors are made.

Submissions will be amended to reflect space limitations.

For more information, call 304 485-1891 ext. 260, 282 or 296.

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