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Jackson Newspapers - Ripley, WV
Updated at 1:54 PM

“My Sunshine Away” By M.O. Walsh. Amy Einhorn Books, G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 2015. 320 pages. $26.95.For the boy coming of age in Baton Rouge in the early 1990s in M.O. Walsh’s gorgeous novel “My Sunshine Away,” his moment of reckoning, his summons to his higher self, pivots on his realization of all the times he had not helped his loved ones in times of great suffering.

Updated at 1:37 PM

"House of Cards," which returned for its third season on Friday, has all the veneers of a prestige television show: a (supposedly) charismatic anti-hero, a cynical worldview and sophisticated cinematography. But there's another reason people watch...

Updated at 1:15 PM

Folks up in the North like to laugh at those of us down in the South over so many things, but the biggest kick y’all seem to get out of us has to be over our reaction to snow. I probably ought to make an attempt to speak your variety of English, so...

Updated at 12:43 PM

I always loved Minnie Minoso.

Updated at 12:02 PM

RAVENSWOOD – When the Class AA Region I Section 2 champion Ravenswood’s Red Devilettes (21-2) host the Section 1 runner-up North Marion Huskies (18-3) tomorrow (Wednesday) night in the regional co-final at The Pit, they will...

Updated at 12:02 PM

RAVENSWOOD – Seeded No. 1 in Class AA, Region I, Section 2, Coach Mick Price’s Ravenswood Red Devils (14-6) open postseason play tonight (Tuesday) at The Pit in the semifinals against the survivor of last (Monday)...

Posted at 12:35 PM

This Thursday, March 5, 2015 is the Job Fair event of the year! This Job Fair will be held at the Jackson County Armed Forces Reserve Center at Millwood. We have over 30 businesses registered to attend. The event will open at 11 a.m. for WVU-P...

Updated at 11:31 AM

I’m currently obsessed with all things coconut. So when my pal Ellen Brown shared this cauliflower soup recipe with me, I was thrilled to see coconut milk in the list of ingredients. It’s a great alternative to soy if you want to avoid cow’s milk.

Updated at 11:06 AM

At least 24 individuals charged or convicted, of murder or rape, based at least in part on identifying bite marks on the flesh of victims have been exonerated since 2000, according to the Innocence Project. Many of those individuals spent time...

Updated at 10:42 AM

You know how it works. You date several people for a while, then you finally find that special person. The one who understands you like no one else does, makes your heart flutter and has become your best friend. So you decide to get married. You...

Updated at 10:30 AM

I love snow. And I refuse to apologize for that. Even though my yard is buried under almost 100 inches of it and I’m not entirely sure what grass really looks like anymore, I’m still a fan.

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