Thanks for visitingThe Banner online!
Our website is an extension of The Banner print edition with the publication of the weekly local newspaper still being our main priority. As a family-owned small business, The Banner unfortunately does not have the financial resources to hire additional staff to work full-time on the website. All aspects of the business and editorial operations of The Banner are handled exclusively by a husband and wife team with contributions from a few independent news correspondents and columnists.
Today's social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter now allow us to communicate immediately with our readers in between each week's publication. For information on breaking news or current events, our Facebook page is a better place to find information.
For paid subscribers who have registered their email address with us, each week's issue of The Banner is made available on our Online Editions page about 12 hours before it comes off the press. Paid subscribers also have access to all issues going back to January 2007.
Our website is used mainly as an historical archive. When time permits, we add new photo slideshows, update our extensive obituary archive, and post copies of news-related documents that we are unable to share in the pages of The Banner. Though paid subscribers have access every week to the most recent issue with its current news and advertising, updates to our website tend to take place only periodically. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for daily posts.
Thank you for your interest in The Banner! Your support is essential to our continued publication of this 147-year old community newspaper.