Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is your circulation?
Our paid circulation is over 4,000, and reaches about 10,000 readers in Washington Parish. This assumes the average reader rate of 2.5 based on studies by the National Newspaper Association. The Era-Leader is delivered by the U.S. Postal Service and is also available in stores and news racks throughout the parish. To subscribe, see the handy subscription blank in The Era-Leader, or email us at [email protected], or come by our office at 1137 Main Street in Franklinton, or call Sheila or Delaine at the office, phone 839-9077.
2. How often do you publish?
Our newspaper is published on Wednesdays, 52 times per year.
3. What is your coverage area?
We primarily cover western Washington Parish.
4. How do I submit a news or sports item?
Submit news items to us at [email protected], or send them to 1137 Main St., Franklinton LA, 70438, or bring them to us. At The Era-Leader, you are always a welcome visitor!
When submitting photos for publication, please attach them in jpeg format at the highest possible resolution. Please identify everyone in the photos.
We actively seek engagement announcements, weddings, awards and achievements, school news, letters to the editor or anything relevant to Washington Parish. We are a community newspaper, and we want to keep our readers informed about anything going on in this area. We also welcome news tips or story ideas. Use your iPhone to snap a photo if you see something interesting happening and send it to us.
5. How do I place an ad in The Era-Leader?
Give us a call or come see us. Tell us what you want and we will quickly design an advertisement that fits your needs. There is no charge for ad design and composition.
6. What are your business hours?
Our office is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
7. Where is your newspaper printed?
Our pages are designed and composed by our staff in Franklinton before being electronically transferred to the printing press at The Enterprise-Journal in McComb MS. We then transport the papers back to Franklintonfor distribution.