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Commitment to fair housing

We are pledged to the letter and spirit of U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity through the Nation. We encourage and support an affirmative advertising and marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, sex, and handicap, familial status, or national origin. No Pets* indicates that although the advertiser does not accept pets, in accordance with Fair Housing laws, service and/or companion animals are permitted, when properly requested by those disabled individuals who need them.



Policy of Cox Media Group Ohio For Maintaining Do-Not-Call Lists

Cox Media Group Ohio has adopted this policy to honor the telephone privacy preference of its customers and potential customers. This policy shall be followed by all individuals who use the telephone to market the services and products offered by the Newspaper.

The Newspaper maintains a "do-not-call" list in compliance with applicable law to enable recipients of telephone marketing contracts to prevent future unwanted calls. It is the policy of the Newspaper to train all personnel engaged in any aspect of telephone solicitations or marketing on behalf of the Newspaper regarding the existence and use of this "do-not-call" list.



Cox Media Group Ohio paid obituary and in memoriam 2010 policies and guidelines

Paid Obituaries and In Memoriam notices are published seven days a week in the Springfield News-Sun.

Hours of Operation: The Cox Media Group Ohio Obituary Department is open Monday through Friday 9:00 am-6:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday 2:00 pm-6:00 pm. Deadline is 5:00 pm each day for the following day’s publication. Recognized holiday hours are 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm. We are closed on Christmas day.

Free Listing: Cox Media Group Ohio offers a one-time, five-line listing at no charge to the funeral home. Listing includes the deceased name, age, city, date of death, time of service or visitation (not both) and name of funeral home.

Copy Acceptance for Obituaries and Photos:

If you have questions about our Obituary and In Memoriam policies, please feel free to contact us directly at: 937-225-2009 or e-mail: ddnobits@coxohio.com

All obituaries and death notices that appear in the publications of Cox Ohio Media will also appear on our websites for 90 days. For enhanced Guest Book options, please visit our obituaries page.