Terms & Condition

Welcome to Smithville Herald! By accessing or using our website at smithvilleherald.com (the “Site”), you agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions (the “Terms”). Please read them carefully. If you do not agree with any part of these Terms, you must not use our Site.

Acceptance of Terms

By accessing and using Smithville Herald, you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms and our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use our Site.

Changes to Terms

We reserve the right to modify these Terms at any time. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting on the Site. Your continued use of the Site after any changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms.

Use of the Site

  • You must be at least 18 years old to use our Site.
  • You agree to use the Site only for lawful purposes and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, restrict, or inhibit anyone else’s use and enjoyment of the Site.
  • You agree not to engage in any conduct that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site.

Intellectual Property

All content on the Site, including text, graphics, logos, images, and software, is the property of Smithville Herald or its content suppliers and is protected by intellectual property laws. You may not reproduce, distribute, or create derivative works from any content on the Site without our express written permission.

User Contributions

  • By submitting content to the Site (such as comments, articles, or other materials), you grant Smithville Herald a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, and worldwide license to use, reproduce, modify, and distribute your content in any media.
  • You represent and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to grant the above license to Smithville Herald.

Disclaimer of Warranties

The Site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Smithville Herald makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the Site or the information, content, or materials included on the Site. To the fullest extent permissible by law, Smithville Herald disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

Limitation of Liability

Smithville Herald will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of or inability to use the Site, including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages, even if Smithville Herald has been advised of the possibility of such damages.


You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Smithville Herald, its officers, directors, employees, agents, and affiliates from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, costs, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or in any way connected with your use of the Site, your violation of these Terms, or your violation of any rights of another.

Third-Party Links

The Site may contain links to third-party websites that are not owned or controlled by Smithville Herald. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites. You access any third-party websites at your own risk.

Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state in which Smithville Herald is headquartered, without regard to its conflict of law principles. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in that state to resolve any dispute arising out of these Terms or the use of the Site.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about these Terms, please contact us at:

Smithville Herald
Email: [email protected]

Entire Agreement

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Smithville Herald regarding the use of the Site and supersede all prior agreements and understandings, whether written or oral, regarding the use of the Site.

By using the Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.