Jackson Newspapers - Ripley, WV
Updated at 3:29 PM

When 25-year-old Freddy Gray of Baltimore died of injuries apparently sustained while he was in police custody, protests arose among city residents who claim that police brutality is nothing new in their communities.

Updated at 12:09 PM

I suspect that if any of the ďnew atheistsĒ were to describe to me the God they donít believe in, I would congratulate them for not believing and explain that I donít believe in that God either. The God they reject is, as far as I can tell, a...

Posted Apr 28, 2015 at 12:11 PM

  End tables are "in" right now. These practical furniture pieces are just the right size to hold a lamp, a houseplant or two,...

Posted at 12:05 PM

Making the leap from screen to stage continues to pay off!Bradley Cooper, Mad Men's...

Updated at 10:21 AM

Violence swept through pockets of a low-income section of West Baltimore on Monday afternoon as scores of rioters heaved bottles and rocks at riot-gear-clad police, set police cars on fire, and looted a pharmacy, a mall and other businesses. At...

Updated at 10:19 AM

The Baltimore Orioles postponed Monday night's home game against the Chicago White Sox as violence spread through the city on the day Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old who died last week following a clash with police, was laid to rest.

Posted at 12:05 PM

VH1's reboot of The Osbournes is D.O.A.It's unclear why, but the network has scrapped...

Posted at 11:05 AM

Viola Davis will play Harriet Tubman in an upcoming HBO biopic about the abolitionist,

Posted at 8:00 AM

Ann E. "Betty" Parker passed away on April 26, 2015, in Charleston, WV.  Arrangements are pending at Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood, WV.

Posted at 8:00 AM

Hilah Leah Sauls, 80 of Ripley passed away April 25, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in December 22, 1934 in Jackson County, a daughter of the late Carmel and Gatha Lowe Payne. She was a cook in the Jackson County...

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