Space reservations:
Eleven days prior to mail date.

Materials delivery:
Eight days prior to mail date.

File format:
We accept high-resolution, editable PDFs (1200 / 200) and Creative Suite files. We do not accept Microsoft Publisher documents.

Where to send:
All materials are to be sent to with the aforementioned deadlines in mind. We will format your ad and return it to you for proofing.

Ad sizes (no bleeds):
Front-page strip: 9.7” x 1.25″”
Full page: 9.7” x 10”
Half-page vertical: 4.7667” x 9.5”
Half-page horizontal: 9.7” x 4.6667”
Quarter page: 4.7667” x 4,6667”
Quarter-page vertical: 2.3” x 9.5”
Quarter-page horizontal: 9.7” x 2.25″
Eighth-page vertical: 2.3” x 4.6667”
Eighth-page horizontal: 4.7667” x 2.25”
Sixteenth page: 2.3” x 2.25”

For advertising opportunities, including online, inserts and managed direct mail, please e-mail your specific needs to

Our Reach:

We deliver to 100 percent of households in the markets we serve by U.S. Mail every Tuesday. Total circulation is 125,731 households. Breakdown is as follows:

Current in Carmel – 32,096
Current in Fishers – 29,235
Current in Geist – 11,360
Current in Noblesville – 28,460
Current in Westfield – 13,439
Current in Zionsville – 11,141

Classified Advertising

Have something to sell? Need to fill an employment position? Seeking employment? Try our classified advertising solutions. Call or e-mail our classified advertising sales executive at 317.489.4444 or

Legal Advertising

For government entities and vendors acting on behalf of those entities, we have advertising solutions. Call or e-mail our classified advertising sales executive at 317.489.4444 or


File Size

  • Files should be created at 100% of the ad size
  • PDF’s must have fonts embedded.


  • 300 dpi saved as a TIF or an EPS
  • 72 dpi (images pulled from the web) are NOT acceptable
  • Include all linked images files and embedded images as separate files on your disk.
  • Images should not be rotated in page layout. Rotate in Photoshop prior to placing them.
  • If your file is RGB, convert it to CMYK


  • Adobe InDesign, CS5 or earlier
  • Adobe Photoshop, CS5 or earlier
  • Adobe Illustrator, CS5 or earlier
  • PDF (editable/not flattened)

Please note: Files created and sent in Microsoft Publisher or Corel Draw will not be accepted.


  • Black-and-white images should be saved as grayscale

Ads should be submitted using CMYK colors, unless a spot color is ordered or the ad is black and white


  • All fonts, including printer and screen, must be included. If using Illustrator, please also convert your fonts to outlines (paths) in your layout

Accepted Media

  • CD
  • PDFs may be emailed (5MB size limit)
  • Vector layouts with out-placed images may be emailed (5MB size limit)
  • When submitting work, please include agency/artist contact information should technical difficulties arise. If you wish your media be returned, please allow time for processing, the media will be returned as soon as production is complete.


  • You may submit artwork directly, via e-mail, to and
  • Please include all pertinent information with your attachments. For example, your sales representative’s name, your phone number, the ad size, specifics we need to know about your ad, etc.
  • If you have other questions prior to e-mailing the file, please contact your account representative.

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