How to submit any announcement

A birth, engagement, graduation, anniversary, military service, mission call are some of many reasons to celebrate life. We want to help share your good news with everyone in the community. The Smithfield Sun publishes announcements of life’s milestones as a free public service. Simply send us an email to with your information and photographs. Here are a few tips to help submit your announcement.

How to submit a letter to the editor

Everybody has an opinion and we want to hear yours. Do you want to see something new in town, give congratulations to someone’s accomplishment, or just complain about weather — send it to us. It’s easy. Email with your thoughts, kudos and complaints. Of course, if you want it to be published, we have a few tips.

How to submit an obituary

Obituaries are published for free on the Smithfield Sun. Usually your funeral director will help create and place the obituary. If you are submitting the obituary yourself, simply email the text and photographs to We will need to confirm the details of the obituary before publication so please review the following instructions.