The Times Dispatch will print its Thanksgiving week issue early to allow those who subscribe through the mail to receive their paper on time.

The paper will be printed on Monday night and will be distributed on Tuesday.

News and advertising deadlines will be affected. All advertising will be due by 2 p.m. on Friday, and those submitting news are asked to do so by 10 a.m. on Friday.

Many government offices and local businesses will be closed for the holiday on Thursday, Nov. 26, or that Thursday and Friday.

Walnut Ridge city offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26, while Hoxie, county and state offices will be closed that Thursday and Friday, Nov. 27. The Lawrence County Courthouse will also close at 2 p.m. on that Wednesday.

In Walnut Ridge, Thursday and Friday’s sanitation routes will be picked up on Friday, Nov. 27.

Hoxie will pick up Thursday’s route on Wednesday, Nov. 25, and there is not a route on Friday.

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