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  • Jackson County Hunting Heroes visits Ravenswood Senior Center
    Tom Reynolds and Gary Watkins, stopped by to honor some local veterans and speak with guests at the Ravenswood Senior Center regarding the Jackson County Hunting Heroes (JCHH) organization.The JCHH is a service organization that is 100 percent volunteer based. They enable paralyzed and disabled veterans to participate in outdoor... Read more »
  • Niche Polymers expansion will add local jobs
    Niche Polymers in Ravenswood plans to add two production lines in the next two years, which will create 60 to 80 new jobs in Jackson County.Office manager and human resources director Dana Tackett made the announcement during a recent luncheon at the plant. Many of the workforce organizations that helped... Read more »
  • Silverton Grange celebrates 75 years
    Silverton Grange, No. 506, celebrates its 75th Anniversary.According to the policy manual for the West Virginia Stage Grange, the Grange is the nation’s oldest rural grassroots, advocacy organization that works to improve individuals, families, and communities. With a presence in more than 3,000 local communities, the Grange, founded in 1867,... Read more »
  • Luke Sadecky to kick off acoustic music series in Ravenswood
    Songwriter Luke Sadecky will perform from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, to launch an acoustic music series at the McIntosh House on Henrietta Street.A contemplative singer-songwriter from Ravenswood, Sadecky will perform original songs inspired by nature and solitude, as well as the movement of time and location.Sadecky was first inspired... Read more »
  • Hundreds of veterans to be honored in Ripley
    Ripley will again be rolling out the red carpet for the nation’s veterans.Each year the city’s salute to those who have served gets bigger and bigger, organizers said. Here’s a listing of activities taking place in the county seat on Veterans Day, Nov. 12:• 7 a.m – Free Breakfast for... Read more »