FAQs

A list of Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Times Guardian newspaper.

Q. What is the Times Guardian?

A. The Times Guardian is a weekly, paid-circulation newspaper serving the unincorporated area known as Canyon Lake - Hancock, Sattler, Startzville, and Canyon City - as well as Spring Branch, Fischer and surrounding areas. The Times Guardian is published each Wednesday and is available through subscription or racks throughout Comal County.

SUBSCRIPTIONS

Q. How do I subscribe to the Times Guardian?

A. Subscription rates vary by location. If you live in Comal County annual subscriptions are $28; outside of Comal County, but in Texas, a subscription is $32 a year; and out-of-state subscriptions are $36 annually.

Subscriptions may be placed via mail, fax, telephone, e-mail or in person. Mail subscription requests: PO Box 1940, Canyon Lake, Texas 78133. Fax your subscription request to (830) 964-2771 or call us at (830) 907-3882. E-mail requests to subscribe@timesguardian.com. We would love to see you! Come by our office at 1151 FM 2673 in Sattler, in front of the Mountain Valley Schools.

Don't forget to give us your name, MAILING address and telephone number when you contact us.

CLASSIFIED WORD ADS

Q. How do I place a classified word ad?

A. Classified ads may by placed by mail, fax, telephone, e-mail or in person. Mail ads to: PO Box 1940, Canyon Lake, Texas 78133. Fax your ad to us at (830) 964-2771 or call us at (830) 907-3882. E-mail ads to classifieds@timesguardian.com. We would love to see you! Come by our office at 1151 FM 2673 in Sattler, in front of the Mountain Valley Schools.

Q. When is your classified word ad deadline?

A. Classified ads must be placed, and paid for, by Noon on Monday for Wednesday publication.

Q. How much do classified word ads cost?

A. Classified word ads start as low as $7 per week, and are included in the Times Guardan and The Advisor. The Advisor is a free paper mailed to 6,000 homes at Canyon Lake.

A good guideline to follow when pricing your classified word ad is:

 

PER WEEK

 

  01-12 words $10 54-59 words $26
  13-18 words $12 60-65 words $28
  19-24 words $14 66-71 words $30
  25-30 words $16 72-77 words $32
  31-34 words $18 78-83 words $34
  35-41 words $20 84-89 words $36
  42-47 words $22 90-95 words $38
  48-53 words $24 96-101 words $40

 

If you have a more lengthy ad, please call so that we might give you a price.

Q. How do I pay for my subscription or classified word ad?

A. The Times Guardian accepts MasterCard, Visa, cash, check and money order.

EDITORIAL SUBMISSIONS

Q. How do I submit something to the newspaper?

A. Editorial submissions may be mailed, faxed or e-mailed to us. Mail editorial items to: PO Box 1940, Canyon Lake, Texas 78133. Fax your submission to us at (830) 964-2771 or call us at (830) 907-3882. E-mail items to news@timesguardian.com. Items may also be dropped of at the office in Sattler.

Use the following deadlines when submitting items:

Classified, Retail and Business Advertisements - Monday, Noon

Calendar Items and Splashes - Thursday, Noon

Club News - Thursday, 5 p.m.

Letters to the Editor and other editorial items - Friday, 5 p.m.

Space is available on a first come, first served basis.

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