The Alton Advertiser
RR 72 Box 2185
208 W. Old Street

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Miscellaneous Information:

The Alton Advertiser is published each Wednesday at their office in Alton, Missouri. It is available free at businesses and other locations in Alton, Myrtle, Thayer, and West Plains, Missouri, with an average circulation of about 700 copies in addition to internet readers. A complete list of locations is included on most pages of this website.

We will accept almost any advertisement, excluding alcoholic beverages, but reserve the right to refuse any objectionable materials. Ads and coming events may be submitted by phone, mail, e-mail (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), the contact form on this page, or in person at the office. Materials submitted for publication must be in by 4:15 P.M. Monday for that week's paper.

School calendars for the Alton and Couch school districts are published each month during the school year. A church directory is published the second Wednesday of each month.

Advertising rates:

Classified Ads:

21¢ per word, words in bold or in all caps 10¢ extra, words in bold and all caps 15¢ extra ($2.10 minimum per ad)

Display Ads:

$5.25 per column inch (1 inch high by 2.36 inches wide)
$62.00 per half page (4.8 inches high by 7.4 inches wide)
$104.00 per full page (9.8 inches high by 7.4 inches wide)
20% discount on display ads each time after the first time an ad is run.

Monthly Church Directory (runs the second Wednesday of each month):

Effective February 10, 2016: $4.50 per month if paid monthly, $4.00 per month if paid in advance for four or more months, free for churches that run a weekly ad. Churches included in the monthly church directory also receive a listing in the online church directory at no charge.

Online Business and Church Directories:

$6.00 for 6 months or $10.00 for 12 months (Church directory listings are free to churches that run a weekly ad or pay for the monthly print directory.)
$1.50 for 6 months or $2.50 for 12 months to include a link to your website
Contact us for rates to include additional information in your directory listing.