As a free service to its readers the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette publishes — on a space available basis — announcements of engagements and weddings in the Sunday High Profile section. The newspaper also prints anniversaries of couples married 50 years or more. Publication is subject to submissions meeting deadlines and qualities described below, as well as the judgment of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
Only announcements regarding an Arkansas resident or those with family in the state will be considered.
Submit announcements through the appropriate online form below or by printing out the PDF version of the form and sending it by regular mail to:
P.O. Box 2221
Little Rock, AR 72203
Deadline: Eight weeks before the wedding date. Announcements are generally published six weeks before the wedding. Engagement announcements are published without photographs.
If the couple has family in Pulaski County and wish to have the wedding considered for a High Profile feature story, complete the appropriate section on the engagement form.
To submit an engagement announcement click on one of the two options below.
Deadline: Two weeks before the wedding.
Photos: A professional-quality photograph or high-resolution digital image is required. Snapshots or soft-focus pictures are not accepted. The photo must be a formal portrait.
Digital photos are preferred and can be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Digital images must be jpeg format with at least 200 dots per inch, and the file size should be 7 to 8 megabytes.
Printed photographs should be at least 5 inches by 7 inches and can be dropped off at the newspaper or mailed to the Wedding Editor. Photos accompanied by a stamped, self-addressed envelope will be returned, or with prior arrangements, photos may be picked up at the Information desk after publication. Photos are kept on file 90 days.
A photo license agreement must be completed and signed before publication of any photograph. Click here for a printable PDF version of the agreement to be mailed with the photograph.
To submit a wedding announcement click on one of the two options below.
Anniversary announcements are only accepted for couples married 50 years or more.
Deadline: Two weeks before publication.
Photos: A recent professional-quality photo of the couple is required. Faces should be close together vertically and horizontally. Snapshots or soft-focus pictures are not accepted.
Digital images are preferred. Digital images must be jpeg format with at least 200 dots per inch, and the file size should be 7 to 8 megabytes. Submit digital image by email to: email@example.com. Include “anniversary” and subjects’ names in the email subject line.
Printed photographs should be at least 5 inches by 7 inches. Write the subjects’ names and address on the back of the photograph. Mail printed photograph to: Wedding Editor, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, AR 72203. To have a photo returned, include a stamped, self-addressed envelope. The photo may also be picked up at the Information desk after publication. Photos are kept on file 90 days.
To submit an anniversary announcement click on one of the two options below.