Jackson Newspapers - Ripley, WV
Updated at 9:36 AM

Survivor lead singer Jimi Jamison died at age 63, the band reported on Facebook. Jamison wasn’t the original lead singer and didn’t sing “Eye of the Tiger,” but he did front the band for five Top 20 hits: "The Search is Over," "Burning Heart," "I Can't Hold Back," "High on You" and "Is This Love." The band announced on its Facebook page, "The entire Survivor family is very shocked and saddened by the passing of our brother Jimi Jamison. Our thoughts, love and prayers go...

Updated at 8:31 AM

Janet Harrison Hall, 76 of Ripley passed away August 28, 2014 at Eldercare of Ripley following a long illness.

Updated at 8:30 AM

David Hoy Baker, 47, of Given, WV, passed away August 28, 2014, at his home.

Updated at 8:28 AM

Charlene (Akers) Bird, 71, of Smithers, WV, passed away August 25, 2014 at the home of her son in Ravenswood, WV.

Updated at 8:27 AM

Georgette Collignon Bush, 96 of Palm Harbor, Florida passed away August 26, 2014 at Tarpon Springs, Florida. She was born October 7, 1918, in deVerdun, France, the daughter of Henry Collignon and Annette Pierson Collignon. She was a...

Updated at 8:23 AM

CHARLESTON - Columbia Pipeline Group Operations Director Chris Davis presented a check for $10,000 to the Ravenswood High School football program on Saturday, August 23, to go towards new bleachers at Flinn Field."As an alum...

Updated at 8:18 AM

EVANS - Planted deep within the hills of Jackson County, locally-owned restaurant Grandma’s Diner is nestled within Evans, West Virginia. Grandma’s Diner originated on Febuary 4, 2014, when family members, brother Donni...

Updated at 8:14 AM

The fact that a Ripley native and former Viking is choosing his Top 5 Ravenswood Red Devil football teams of all time probably appears strange to many readers of Jackson Newspapers.Now don’t get me wrong, growing up as a...

Updated at 8:07 AM

In the fall of 1968 I headed out to the Spencer-Ripley football game with my dad, mom and brother.It was the start of something special in my life.I had played T-Ball for the first time that summer and was starting to like...

Posted at 2:01 AM

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