Your ad said I would get five free stories per month. What does that mean?

Readers will receive free access to five stories every 30 days at no charge. If you want to read more than five stories, you will be asked to purchase an All-Digital Access subscription to our website. Newspaper members will receive All-Digital Access as part of their membership. This offer excludes daily-only members. Click here for more details.

What is a digital subscription and why should I get one? A digital subscription gives you unlimited access to all the content of with no restrictions or limits. While there will be some content that is the same from the printed newspaper and the website, they are not duplicates on one another. Your digital subscription will get you access to special features, such as:

  • Breaking news
  • Story updates throughout the day
  • Blogs
  • Photo galleries
  • Video
  • Interactive maps
  • Community and special event calendars

Does everything on your website require a digital subscription?

No, there is a lot of free content on our website, including:

  • Home page
  • Section fronts such as News, Sports, Entertainment
  • Classified ads such as Jobs, Autos, Homes, Apartments
  • Cool Deals
  • Contests
  • Obituaries
  • Photo galleries
  • Videos
  • Community calendars
  • Associated Press wire content
  • Local Church Directory

How much does a digital subscription cost?

A monthly digital subscription is $9.95 per month. You can save almost $20.00 by purchasing an annual digital subscription for $99.50.

How do I sign up for a digital subscription?

You can go to orcall 903-893-8181 or 903-465-7171. One of our helpful customer service representatives will assist you and answer all your questions.

If I subscribe to the print edition of the Herald Democrat do I receive digital access as well?

Yes. Customers who already subscribe to the Herald Democrat will digital access as well. This offer excudes daily-only subscribers. Enjoy the convenience of reading your newspaper in whichever format works best for you. Your All-Digital Access allows you to read unlimited articles on our website, as well as to view our site on your mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Click here for more details.

Can everyone in my household use the same account?

Yes, you can use the same account for all of your family members.

Can I pay for my All-Digital Access subscription with my print subscription?

No, your digital subscription must be paid via credit card on our website. You will have the option to pay for this service monthly, or if itís more convenient, on an annual basis.


Choose the plan that’s right for you. Digital access or digital and print delivery.

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