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  • 'Aquaponics' project will serve as community outreach by churches
    RAVENSWOOD - A new community project at LifeSpring Community Church is combining aquaculture and hydroponics to produce food for needy people via aquaponics."We’re combining aquaculture and hydroponics," explains J.D. Scritchfield who is helping Lisa Simmons spearhead the church’s new community service projects. "There will be a 250-gallon tank with fish... Read more »
  • Top parade float to win $1,000 prize
      RIPLEY - Ripley’s Fourth of July Grand Parade is rewarding the best float entry with a $1,000 prize.Sponsored again by Sheetz, the parade begins at noon near Ripley High School and proceeds to the Sheetz location at the intersection of West Main Street and Academy Drive.  Ripley’s Fourth of... Read more »
  • Local banks putting books into kids' hands
     JACKSON COUNTY - In the financial world, it’s common for banks to be in stiff competition with each other, offering better rates and incentives to gain new customers. In Jackson County, two banks are joining together as a team on a project that will make a positive impact on the lives... Read more »
  • Ripley announces 4th Parade enhancements
    RIPLEY – Viewing the Grand Parade on the Fourth of July will be easier this year.The Ripley Fourth of July Committee has made arrangements to improve transportation and seating for the Firecracker 2- [...]... Read more »
  • Armstrong Industries joins JCCF, Inc. Corporate Steering Committee
     RAVENSWOOD - Armstrong World Industries of Ravenswood has announced they have partnered with The Community Foundation of Jackson County to help fund and support the integrated 2017 Charity Challenge (September 30) & Community Celebration Benefit Dinner (October 19) with Rocky Bleier.The companies amongst JCCF, Inc.’s Corporate Steering Committee are those... Read more »