Are You A Current Subscriber?

The Monroe County Independent is published the first and third Friday of each month and delivered directly to your mailbox.

A paid mail subscription includes E-Newsletters (emails) and also full access to the paper’s website content.

Available Subscriptions

  • $30 for 24 issues of The Independent for residents served by a Monroe County post office.
  • $36 for 24 issues for addresses served by other Illinois' post offices, including residents of Red Bud, New Athens, Millstadt, East Carondelet and Prairie du Rocher.
  • $40 Out of State subscribers.

Payments accepted by mail or you can Pay Online.

NOTE: Please Be Sure To Select The Proper Subscription Amount For Resident, Non-Resident And Out-Of-State. We Will Contact You For Further Payment If Incorrect Selection Is Made.

If you have any questions regarding the procedure to sign up, send an email to or call the office at 281-NEWS.