Morning Journal business offices will close at 3 p.m. Christmas Eve and will be closed Christmas Day. The circulation department will be staffed from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve and closed Christmas Day.
The newsroom will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Christmas Eve. Early deadlines will be in effect. Obituaries must be received by 4 p.m. to be published the following day. All other news and sports items must be received by noon. On Christmas Day, the newsroom will be staffed after 5 p.m.
On New Year's Eve, the business office will be open normal hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the circulation department will be open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Early deadlines will again be in effect in the newsroom, with obituaries due by 4 p.m. and all other items due by noon.
On New Year's Day, circulation will be available from 7 to 10 a.m. and the newsroom will be staffed after 5 p.m.