Frequently Asked Questions


1) What is the circulation of your publications?

Winona Times: 3600/The Conservative: 1,300

2) How often do you publish?

Every Thursday

3) What is your coverage area?

Winona Times: Primarily Montgomery County/The Conservative: Primarily Carroll County

4) How do I submit a news/sports item?

Please email news and sports tips to editor@winonatimes.com.

5) How do I place an ad in your newspaper?

Please contact either Amanda Sexton Ferguson or Wanda Roche’ at (662) 283-1131.  Our award-winning advertising representatives and graphic designer can create just what you need.

6) What’s the cost to advertise?

The page sizes of our newspaper are 10.25 inches wide and 16 inches deep.  Our rates vary greatly based on contract rates and various frequency discounts.  Typically, ads cost less than one penny per reader. 

7) How do I subscribe?

Call Shannon Davis at (662) 283-1131 or email her at bookkeeper@winonatimes.com.  For those living inside Montgomery and Carroll Counties, subscription rates are just $30.  This includes free access to our eEditions and other online content.  Out-of-county and out-of-state rates are just $40 per year.

8) Does your publication include classified ads?

Need to sell it fast, advertise it in the Winona Times and The Conservative classifieds.  Our rates are extremely reasonable. Call the office at (662) 283-1131 to place your ad today.

9) What are your business hours?

Our business hours are 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

10) Where is your newspaper printed?

We write, compose, and design each and every edition in our offices on Summit Street in Winona.  The pages are sent electronically to our printing plant at our sister newspaper, The Greenwood Commonwealth.

11) What are the politics of your publications?

We believe in an open exchange of ideas, showcasing columnists from our local area to those living across the state. More importantly, we take pride in publishing the opinions and viewpoints of our readers on topics from a wide range of topics. Email your letters to the editor or guest columns to Publisher/Editor Amanda Sexton Ferguson at publisher@winonatimes.com.