Jackson Newspapers - Ripley, WV
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The Ripley High School Lady Viking softball team split a pair of conference games recently, thrashing the Capital Lady Cougars 10-0, but falling to the AAA #1 ranked Hurricane Lady Redskins 6-1.Against Capital, Chelsey Hager got the win, going three innings, while allowing no runs, one hit, no walks, and striking out eight batters."We hit the ball real well that night," said head coach Ken Swisher.Offensively for the Lady Vikings, Hager went two...

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For baseball fans of any league, there is no day like opening day.  Last Saturday, Ripley Little League held its opening day ceremony as Whiting Park, and featured speeches from various community leaders, along with the dedication...

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Well, in the Orwellian tradition, Crackmaster Barry trotted out a new strategy this week to prove that his signature disaster health care program is working and that the Republicans are just plain wrong. This is, apparently, the new and carefully...

Updated at 2:04 AM

There are two things that bug me about the shooting in Overland Park by Frazier Glenn Miller.

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Week in Religion

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When you’re 16, the idea that you have to “survive” things can take up a lot of your time. For me, it was trying to survive a gym class where I had to perform gymnastics routines on an actual balance beam and uneven bars. For 16-year-old Frankie...

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God-Man, I like that name for Jesus. God-Man sounds like a superhero. God-Man zinged into my ears during a Sunday service while I was recently in Dayton, and I loved its fresh and unfamiliar sound.

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Word of the Daypunnet \ PUHN-it \ noun; a small container or basket for strawberries or other fruit. — Dictionary.comWebsite of the Day

Updated at 11:31 PM

Thinking about joining a CSA? Before you do, be sure to ask yourself and the farmer these questions.

Updated at 11:30 PM

Spaghetti squash noodles are a delicious stand-in for high-carb pasta.

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