Contact/About Us

The Perry County Herald was founded in 2005 by editor and publisher John Allan Clark to provide a local, independent news source covering Marion, Uniontown, Sprott, Suttle, Newbern, North Perry, Morgan Springs, Heiberger, Browns, Cunningham, and all the communities of Perry County, Alabama, as well as the broader Black Belt region. We are an independent, locally-owned news outlet with a mission to give Perry Countians an honest, optimistic, in-context, and in-depth look at the news about their community and the communities around them.

The Perry County Herald is officially qualified under the Code of Alabama Section 6-8-60 as a newspaper of general circulation for the purpose of carrying public notices, legal notices, and other public records. For more information about the process of publishing notices, please contact us at or call 334-624-8323.

As a print product, The Perry County Herald is published weekly and mailed under a Periodicals permit at the Marion, Alabama post office, 36756. Single copies are available for sale at Hill Top General Store, College City Drug, Marion Citgo, and FoodValu. Online, we can be found at

The Herald’s current team together boasts over 30 years of experience in the newspaper and publications industry. It remains a locally-owned, locally-focused publication with a commitment to independent journalism.

To subscribe, or to place an advertisement, obituary, classified ad, or legal notice, please contact us:


(Toll-free) 1-800-683-4452 (local) 334-624-8323




Mailing Address

Post Office Box 181, Marion AL 36756

Shipping/Freight/Office Address

7394 Highway 5, Marion, AL 36756