Common QuestionsQ: What is Country World?
A: Country World is a weekly, regional newspaper that carries stories and advertising attractive to ag producers and rural residents of Texas. The newspaper, a product of Echo Publishing Co. in Sulphur Springs, Texas, began in November 1981.
Q: Since it is headquartered in Sulphur Springs, Texas, is that where the news and ads come from?
A: While we don't exclude stories and advertising from Sulphur Springs, Country World certainly has thrown its lasso further than just one city. Country World's theme is "The Rural Newspaper of Texas," yet we also publish national and international news, plus generate advertising from other states.
Q: What is the newspaper's coverage area?
A: There are two coverage areas representing the two Country World editions. The original Country World, based in Sulphur Springs, Texas, covers counties in North and East Texas. Country World Central/South Texas, is officed out of Hewitt (near Waco) and covers counties in that region.
Q: How many people subscribe to Country World?
A: Latest figures are about 14,000 paid subscribers.
Q: What kind of advertisers are attracted to Country World?
A: Farm equipment dealers to seed companies; livestock auction facilities to event coordinators. Any business or organization interested in attracting the attention of ag producers -- ranging from cattlemen to horse breeders to poultry growers -- know their advertisement will reach "their" audience in Country World. Salespeople for each Country Worlds edition work their region. Ads are placed in the main section, or in the classifieds published in a "B" section.
Q: What all is in the B section?
A: The B section contains two of Country World's best features. The Country Classifieds and Country Markets are published here. The same B section, with advertising and cattle/grain market news from all the regions, is inserted into both of the Country Worlds, no matter the region.
Q: How can I find out about advertising in Country World?