The Standard is published weekly in Amity, Arkansas by May Publishing Company. Coming out every Thursday, the paper covers news and events in Clark, Pike and Hot Spring Counties. The newspaper was established at Amity by Joe May, an Arkadelphia native who previously had worked at other papers in the area. The first edition hit the streets on February 1, 1996.
Politically, the paper is independent and observes common biblical morality. No advertisements promoting alcohol, gambling or other immoral products or activities are accepted.
May Publishing Co.
Joe May, Editor
P.O. Box 171
Amity, Arkansas 71921