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If you want to announce your wedding in the local newspaper, there are a few things to keep in mind when wording wedding announcements: *Ask if there is a form for you to fill out. *Type or print your information neatly (you don't want your names misspelled!). *Be sure to give information such as your wedding date, wedding location, the bride's maiden name, your parents' names and where they live, and where you will live when you are married. *If the announcement can be lengthy (some larger newspapers don't have the room), you might include the names of your bridesmaids and where they're from *Include your honeymoon destination *Add information such as where you each grew up, where you went to school (college or high school) and where you're employed. *Be sure to include your contact information *Ask the paper what kind of photograph they prefer, and be sure to write your name and address on the back. It's best to send a copy.