Copyright Notice

Copyright and Reprint Policies

Copyright policy is subject to change without notice.

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Images, extracted text, and disseminated text © 2000-2014 SmallTownPapers, Inc. All rights reserved.

Compilation copyright © 2000-2014 SmallTownPapers, Inc. All rights reserved.

Use subject to license agreement. Reproduction, dissemination, storage, distribution prohibited.


Public Domain

Each and every image in this web site is owned by SmallTownPapers, Inc. and is not in the public domain even if the original page was printed prior to current copyright limits. No rights are granted or transferred to any user of this web site. You may view the images contained herein, only while visiting this web site, and only if done so in accordance with the License Agreement. No rights to copy any image or disseminated text is granted.


Reproduction, dissemination, storage, distribution prohibited.

As with printed newspapers, all content is copyrighted material. "Content" means everything appearing within The Web Site, The Web Site itself, images of printed pages, printed text, disseminated text, text, the particular assemblage of words, sentences, paragraphs, articles, headlines, sidebars, pull quotes and any other text, knowledge, artwork, illustrations, logos, designs, photographs, layouts or pages. Additionally, there may exist third-party copyrights.

Retyping, scanning or otherwise capturing and/or storing words, photographs, illustrations, advertisements, or any other content contained on a page, whether electronic, mechanical, by hand, or any other means is strictly prohibited, is a breech of the License Agreement, and may violate international copyright laws and lead to legal action.

Before using ANY content from this web site for ANY purpose other than those uses defined in the License Agreement, you MUST have written permission from SmallTownPapers, Inc.

Individuals' use of copyrighted materials

Individuals may use this web site only as described in the License Agreement. When you use this web site, you agree to be bound by the terms of the Individual License. When you download a Digital Reprint, you will be issued an Individual User License, and you agree to be bound by its terms.

Business (non-media) use of copyrighted materials

Businesses may use this web site only as described in the License Agreement. When you use this web site as or on behalf of a business, you agree to be bound by the terms of the Business User License. When you download a Digital Reprint, you will be issued a Corporate User License, and you agree on behalf of your organization to be bound by its terms.

Media organizations use of copyrighted materials

ANY use of this web site or its contents by a media organization requires a written license from SmallTownPapers, Inc. Media organizations, including individuals and business entities who charge a fee for information acquired from this web site, must obtain a Media License prior to ANY use of content from this web site. Generally, "media organization" includes, but is not limited to, those organizations that distribute news, information, text, images, sounds or other media through the operation of web sites, electronic transmitters, archives, libraries, repositories, telecommunication, television, radio, newspapers, magazines or other organization that makes accessible or distributes such media.

Clipping services and news/content mining operations may not disseminate or reuse any image or information found in this web site.

Story ideas, stories, articles, segments, quips, sidebars and programs generated or enhanced by the use of, or which contain content found in this web site must be credited.

Public news and entertainment organizations may use this web site as a reference resource only when properly credited.

For information about obtaining a Media License, and giving proper credits, contact us.