Jackson Newspapers - Ripley, WV
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Q: Dear Greg, I have long been upset at the people who design the new model cars. All the autos look very much alike, and as a former Lincoln Continental owner, I note the new Lincoln. I think it looks very similar to a Honda, Toyota, Ford, Chevy, etc.Why don’t the design engineers look at past models that were most popular and incorporate distinguishing features into the new design?

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What better way to learn about books than to attend the American Society of Journalists and Authors conference, as I am privileged to do every year in Manhattan at the end of April.

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Reader question: What kind of rights does a property owner have if their property borders a moving body of water? — William G.

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We already knew that Jimmy Fallon and Jack Black can sing, but they took it to the Extreme on Monday's Tonight Show.

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When Benjamin was 3, he asked for baby alligators for Christmas. Then, around the age of 5, he wanted a bat house for our back yard. And now, at 7, he’s interested in having his own beehive. Outwardly, I play the role of supportive and inquisitive...

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Ellen Allbertini Dow, a character actress best known as the rapping granny in The Wedding...

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On Tuesday's iZombie, Liv (

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RIPLEY - The state’s case against Jack Greene of Ravenswood in a trial in Jackson Circuit Court  did not make it to the jury Thursday afternoon. Instead, Judge Thomas C. Evans, III granted a defense motion for a directed...

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CHARLESTON - Four West Virginia communities, including the City of Ripley, are celebrating their first round of success in the America’s Best Communities competition—a $10 million initiative to stimulate economic...

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Doris Jean Roberts, 75, went home to be with the Lord on April 30, 2015.  Born in Walton, WV, she moved to Ocala from Ripley, WV in 2000.  She was a minister's wife and homemaker who enjoyed quilting, reading and good Gospel...

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