About The Slippery Rock Gazette

The Slippery Rock has become the most widely read stone trades newspaper in the United States, mailed directly to businesses and individuals working in the stone and associated trades.

For advertising rates, contact the SRG Editor Larry Hood at 865-293-2031, email , or fax your request to 865-688-0393. Explore our website for more information, and to view and download back issues of the Slippery Rock Gazette®.

Please fax subscription requests and address changes to attn: Bill Burgess, 800-915-5501 or email address updates to

Please note that our 2017 Advertising Guidelines are available online by clicking here.

Rick Stimac 


Larry M. Hood

Editor/Design Director

G. William Brown

Graphic Designer

Shannon B. Carey

Special Contributor

Michele Farry 

Stone Industry Consultant

Carmen Ghia 

Helpful Trivia Dept.

Ed Hill

Stone Forensics Consultant

Frederick M. Hueston

Special Contributor

Karin Kirk


Sharon Koehler

Special Contributor

Peter J. Marcucci

Special Contributor

Mark McMunn

Stone Industry Consultant

Randy Sadler 

CIC Services

Steven Schrenk


Bob Murrell 

Restoration Consultant

Sam Venable 

Ironical Humor Dept.