Engagement announcements should be received at least 30 days before the wedding date to ensure publication in a timely manner before the wedding. Pictures of the couple for publication need to be of good quality. There is no charge for announcements with black and white photos. There is a $15 fee for color photos. At least one member of the couple must be a resident or former resident of the area. After submitting form, if you need to make changes, please email focus@TheHP.com.