The Herald-News publishes twice per week, on Sundays
and Wednesdays. Obituaries are published in every edition of The Herald-News. We only
accept submissions from funeral homes and similar institutions. Family members wishing to have an
obituary published in The Herald-News are asked to contact the facility
handling the arrangements.
Deadlines for Submission:
Wednesday edition: 12 Noon (EST) on Tuesday Weekend edition: 12 Noon (EST) on Friday
Obituary Costs and Additional Charges:
Standard Obituary Cost: $30 Photo Included: Standard Cost plus additional $15 Lengthy Obit (extended family members named): Standard Cost plus additional $15 Out-of-Town Obit (No local connection mentioned): Standard Cost plus additional $15
Submitting An Obituary:
All Submissions Must Include Name, Mailing Address, and Phone Number of the Funeral Home For Billing
Bring them by The Herald-News office at 3687 Rhea County Hwy in Dayton Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 AM until 5:00 PM
Obituaries c/o The Herald-News P.O. Box 286 Dayton, TN 37321
firstname.lastname@example.org accepted formats: MS Word (.doc) files, text (.txt) files, Adobe PDF (.pdf) files for obituaries and JPEG (.jpg) files for photos.