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  • Southern Jackson auction fundraiser is March 1
    The bidding will be competitive, but a good time is guaranteed Friday at the first-ever auction at The Greene Center.The event kicks off at 6 p.m. at the community center, which is located at the former Kenna Elementary School next to Jackson County Emergency Medical Service's newest station. A portion... Read more »
  • Building Strength at The Compound
    There’s a new training facility in town.The Compound Ripley, owned and operated by Colby Bush and Bobby Cooper, is now open at 681 North Church St., Ripley, in the Cooper’s Auction Service building (formerly the skating rink.)Bush and Cooper started out with a wrestling club and took a group of... Read more »
  • First-ever Glow Ball is Saturday
    The Glow Movement will host its first winter Glow Ball from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, at the NYA Hall on Sycamore St. in Ravenswood.Tracy Bird Hall of the Glow Movement said this is a fun dance to share hope for the causes of mental illness, suicide prevention, and... Read more »
  • Greene Center may host monthly auction
    The Greene Center may soon become a center for bargains.The Southern Jackson County Community Foundation, which oversees the center, is considering holding auctions at least once a month in order to raise funds.During a meeting Tuesday, Rhonda Barnette, owner of the Bargain House in Ripley, and Jackson County Commissioner Mitch... Read more »
  • Water project on Ravenswood council agenda
    A water-rate increase to help pay for major infrastructure renovations is on the agenda for the next meeting of Ravenswood City Council.The meeting is set for 7 p.m. Jan. 9 at Ravenswood City Hall located at 212 Walnut St. There will be an opportunity for public comment prior to the... Read more »