Jackson Newspapers - Ripley, WV
Updated at 12:34 PM

Some police chases end in crashes. Others end in … the Indian Ocean?One Australian, or at least we assume he’s an Australian, drove his SUV into the Indian Ocean off the coast of Perth. The last-ditch effort to avoid the police didn’t end with an escape, of course, as he was soon corralled in the waves.

Updated at 11:58 AM

Don Landgren cartoon mocking the Pumpkin Spice craze.

Updated at 11:57 AM

Actress Ashley Benson has apologized after sparking up Internet uproar on Tuesday this week when she posted a snap of herself wearing a "Cecil the Lion" costume on her Instagram account. 

Updated at 11:20 AM

BOISE, Idaho — A restaurant manager gave an Idaho mother a free meal after two other customers delivered a scathing note to her table, accusing her baby of "ruining" their dinner.

Updated at 10:57 AM

An Alabama television reporter's attempt to interview a city commissioner went haywire on Tuesday when the local politician hit the reporter in the face.

Updated at 10:47 AM

If you think your commute is bad, try getting stuck in a traffic jam with thousands of other people in Beijing. 

Updated at 10:07 AM

Try thinking of a film in which Tom Hanks isn’t the good guy. Without doing a detailed Internet search, the only characters I can come up with are the murderous Irish author in “Cloud Atlas” and the hitman in “Road to Perdition.” Otherwise, Hanks...

Updated at 9:51 AM

Baby on the way? Congratulations. That gives you about a million things to plan for and dream about. One of the most immediate is preparing a special living space for the impending arrival. While it may be tempting to just redo a spare bedroom in...

Updated at 9:41 AM

It feels so good to say this: Janet Jackson is back. Her latest album, “Unbreakable,” has debuted at No. 1. It’s on fire.

Posted at 8:00 AM

Students from seven elementary schools and one high school class are selected

Posted at 8:00 AM

RIPLEY - "Spirited" strolls are again planned in Ripley during the Halloween season.

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