Paisley Advocate

The Paisley Advocate is a free community paper published monthly by a dedicated group of volunteers, on behalf of the Paisley Chamber of Commerce. 

The Paisley Advocate – Our Valuable Community Newspaper

The first Paisley Advocate was published on February 17, 1865, and our local Treasure Chest museum has a copy of that very first paper.  I have always felt it is critically important to have a paper, especially to record our community development for historical purposes, as well as to celebrate Paisley and everyone who lives, works, operates a business or farm in our community.  

The paper is a collaborative effort of an amazing team of volunteers.   We are always happy for more volunteers to assist.   We have the support and encouragement of our Chamber of Commerce executive.   Editorials, advertising inquiries and general submissions can be emailed to or dropped off at Paisley Freshmart grocery store.   

Since the paper is free, we rely on advertising to cover our costs.   Advertising rates can be requested by contacting the editor.   Paisley Chamber of Commerce paid members receive a 10% discount on all advertising.  If you would like to become a member of the Paisley Chamber of Commerce, please contact the Chamber.

We hope that you find the paper informative, interesting and you look forward to receiving it each month.   We encourage lots of community input and submissions, photos, funny stories, letters to the editor, family adventures and sharing of information.

Gail Fullerton, Editor
September 2020

To advertise, to purchase a subscription, to get more information, please fill out the form below.  We will respond promptly.

Distribution Area

1900 free papers are distributed at no charge to:

Village of Paisley and R.R. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Paisley
Dobbinton R.R. 1 & 2
Chesley R.R. 2 & 3
Village of Cargill and R.R. 1 & 2       

The paper is also available to pick up free at various businesses in Paisley, Tara, Chesley and Cargill.

Subscriptions Available

Annual subscriptions are available for those living outside the free distribution area.   The cost is $35 per year and includes 11 papers.  This covers the cost of mailing the paper each month.   Subscriptions are a great gift to those who have moved away from Paisley.   If you would like to purchase a subscription, please use the contact form provided and we will contact you to get relevant information.

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