RIPLEY - The lineup for the Opening Ceremonies of the 2014 Ripley Fourth of July festivities on the Courthouse lawn includes a hiost of dignatiries:
• Introduction of Master of Ceremonies – Ric Shannon of C98 FM
• Advance of Colors – Marine Corp League Detachment 1065
• Invocation – Tom Reynolds / Jackson County Magistrate
• Welcome – Ripley Mayor Carolyn Rader
• Pledge of Allegiance – Taylor Randolph
• National Anthem – Tommy Nutter / County Commissioner
• Introduction of Ripley 4th of July Queen – Brittani Hancock
• Michael Ihle – Mayor City of Ravenswood
• County Commission President – Dick Waybright
• Steve Westfall – WV House of Delegates
• Mitch Carmichael – WV State Senator
• Natalie Tennant – WV Secretary of State  
• Patrick Morrisey – WV Attorney General   
• Shelley Moore Capito – US Congresswoman  
• John McGinley to Present Parade Marshal Plaque to Dreama Denver
• Grand Parade Marshal – Dreama Denver
• Benediction – Jackson County Magistrate