Jackson Newspapers - Ripley, WV
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According to the The World Wide Fund for Nature's Living Planet Index, the world’s animal population has declined 52 percent in the past 40 years. The dramatic drop is attributed to humans killing animals for food and taking over or otherwise destroying their habitats.

Updated at 8:33 AM

Flavilla Pearson, 85, of Ripley, passed away Friday evening, September 26, 2014, at the Ravenswood Care Center following an extended illness.

Updated at 8:32 AM

Kenneth Gerald Donohew, 78, of Evans, WV, passed away September 28, 2014, in Select Specialty Hospital, Charleston, WV.

Updated at 8:30 AM

Gary L. Hughes,64, of Ravenswood, WV went home to be with the Lord Jesus on September 26, 2014 following a brave battle with an extended illness.  He was surrounded by his wife of 45 years, Sharon Flinn Hughes, and...

Updated at 8:28 AM

Christine Myrle Gilbert , 87 of Millwood passed away September 25 at CAMC General Hospital, Charleston, WV. She was born October 6, 1926 at Shady Spring, WV, the daughter of Hamilton O'Dell and Rose Meade O'Dell. She was a ward...

Updated at 8:27 AM

RIPLEY - On October 6, 2014 at 4:00 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Commander-in-Chief of the United States John W. Stroud, who is currently on a tour of West Virginia, will make a stop at the VFW Post in Ripley. All VFW members and...

Updated at 8:19 AM

JACKSON COUNTY - Henry Winkler’s phenomenally successful Hank Zipzer book series is designed to be fun for its readers, but he and his writings have a very serious purpose. "We wrote them, first, as comedies. We...

Updated at 8:15 AM

HUNTINGTON – All season long, the Ripley Vikings have thought of themselves as a second half team.  Last Friday night, though, the Huntington Highlanders proved to be too much in the second half.  Trailing 7-0 at halftime...

Updated at 8:10 AM

RAVENSWOOD - Billed as a showdown of Top Five teams, Friday night’s game at Flinn Field turned into a blowout as Rhys Jelich accounted for seven touchdowns in the Red Devils, 60-20, swatting of the formerly undefeated Class A...

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Continuing a survey of student opinions of teachers, the report this time is from an eighth-grader in his last year of middle school. Max, (not his real name), is a bright youngster who had clear opinions about what makes good or bad teachers and...

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