Baby's First Christmas

Is this your baby's first Christmas?

Make it extra special by publishing their photo in The Salem Democrat on Dec. 20.

Let everyone see your pride and joy this holiday season.

To enter, fill out and submit the form and email your photo to

The deadline to enter is Dec. 13.

There is no charge to place your photo in the paper.

Hot Holiday Gifts contest

The weekly Hot Holiday Gifts contest starts this week.

Answer the questions about the ads on the Hot Holiday Gifts page in The Salem Democrat and the Ad-Vantage every week to be entered into a drawing. A drawing will be held from the correct entries for $50 cash.

The deadline to enter this week's contest is Wednesday, Nov. 28. The winner will be announced Nov. 29. You can enter by filling out a form in the newspaper or by filling out the form below online.

For information, call the office at 812-883-3281.

Pet Paparazzi photo contest

Voting has started for the Pet Paparazzi Photo contest. The cost is $1 per vote. Proceeds benefit the Washington County Humane Society/Salem Animal Shelter and Newspapers in Education.

Payments for the contest may be paid in the office or over the phone by calling 812-883-3281 or sent through PayPal to If you pledge here, someone will call you for payment.

The last day to vote for the top 10 is Friday, Nov. 30

Friday Funnies

Let us laugh with you! Submit your funny photo and you might win a T-shirt from Lincks Clothing and Shoes.

We will upload the photos submitted to a photo album on our website every Friday. More funny photos will be added ever week. One photo will be selected every week as the winner and the person submitting the photo will win a free shirt from Lincks.

You can submit the picture by emailing or texting to 812-620-8557 or thru Facebook Messenger on The Salem Leader's Facebook page.


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