Our basic ad rate for display ads is $6.60 per column inch. Our basic ad rate for classified ads is $2.50 for 15 words minimum, plus 7 cents per additional word. Color rates apply for one additional color or for full color. Our basic insertion rate is 6 cents per insert. Inserts that require additional postage costs because of weight may cost more. Please contact us by phone at 618-667-3111 for questions or possible discounts that may apply. Our general advertising deadline for display ads is Friday at 3 p.m. for the following week's edition. Inserts need to arrive by Friday at 5 p.m. for the next week's edition.The deadline for classified ads is Monday at 3 p.m. for that week's edition.