Advertise with us the easy way!

Place your text ad quickly with a credit or debit card today. Please read the following before proceeding:

Following your submission and payment, the ad will soon appear in the news feed of the Mid America Live News and Mid America Shopper web pages, the Mid America Live News Facebook page and in the printed News-Shopper newspaper (any ads submitted after noon on Monday will appear in the following week's publication).

Statistics show that ads we place in the above locations can potentially reach readers close to 130,000 times each week in Bates, Cass, Henry, St. Clair, Vernon counties in Missouri as well as Linn, Bourbon and Miami counties in Kansas.

Rates are $10.00 for up to the first 20 words, 10 cents each additional word. We don't count single or two letter words. Phone numbers and emails are considered one word. If you want the ad to have a color background, there will be an additional charge of $1.00 (please specify color with the ad information submitted). We can also put a box around the ad for an additional $1.00 as well, please specify. Examples of how the ad will appear are at the bottom of this page.

If you'd like to place another type of ad, or an ad with photos, please email us at

Simply fill out and submit the form below. As soon as your ad is approved (usually 30 minutes or less) you will be emailed an invoice with payment instructions. For questions call 660-492-8758 or email

The charge will appear on your billing statement from Mid America Live.
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Below is an example of how your ad will look in print. It will appear similar online.

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