Please Note: We cannot currently accept obituary pictures via this online web form. For obituaries with images, please email email@example.com. The deadline for obituaries is Monday, 4 p.m., for that week's paper. The cost to run an obituary notice is $25 per column inch and an additional $25 to include a photo. Obituary notices must be prepaid. Typically, 35 words comprise a column inch. All verbiage contained in the notice is counted for billing purposes. Photographs, when provided, will be run in a single column, standardized size measuring 1 column wide by 2 inches high. Minimum size for an obituary is one inch. There is no maximum. For more information, call (760) 723-7319.