Submit Your Story

Submit Your Lancaster | Southeast Ohio Story

The Lancaster Herald exists to provide a place where residents of Lancaster, Ohio and Southeast Ohio can share their stories, helpful tips, remembrances and more.

Submission Guidelines

The content must be positive in nature and / or offer helpful information people can use.

The content must be original, written or researched by the person who is submitting it and whose name will appear as the author.

There is no specific length required. Take as little or as long as you need to present something meaningful.

Submissions can be written, audio or video. If your submission is audio or video, you’ll describe your content in the form below and we’ll be in touch to arrange for a place for you to upload it.

You must provide a photo of yourself and a brief bio to be posted with your author credit.

You are welcome to provide photos or graphics to support written content and can upload those in the form below.

People whose stories are published are Community Contributors.  If you have questions about compensation for your submission, please email the publisher.

We will contact you to arrange a method for you to upload your audio or video content.
If your story is published on the website, The Lancaster Herald, LLC assumes copyright ownership of the content. If we do not accept the content for publication, we claim no right to the content. Do you understand and agree to this requirement?(Required)
Please verify that this content is uniquely created by you and is not copied from any other source.(Required)
This space allows for up to 2,000 characters. If your written content is longer, please feel free to upload it as a Word document in the next step.
Accepted file types: doc, docx, gdoc, pages, Max. file size: 20 MB.
Drop files here or
Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf, Max. file size: 20 MB.
    Your bio should be no more than 300 characters with spaces included.
    Accepted file types: jpg, png, jpeg, Max. file size: 20 MB.
    I understand that submitting my content does not guarantee publication or specific date of publication. All submissions are subject to review of the publisher and the Lead Contributor team. If accepted for publication, the date of publication is subject to the discretion of the publisher and will be with 90 days of the accepted submission.(Required)
    This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.