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    Community - Jackson Newspapers - Ripley, WV

  • Reed sentenced on sexual abuse charges
    A Ravenswood man received a decades-long sentence recently for sexually abusing a young family member.Bryan Reed, 52, formerly of 83 Thaxton St., Ravenswood, was sentenced to 10-20 years on a charge of sexual abuse by a parent or guardian and 5-25 years on a charge of first-degree sexual abuse. If... Read more »
  • Jackson County Extension Office to host mobile market during fair
    The Jackson County Extension Office will conduct a pop-up mobile food market during the Jackson County Junior Fair.The market will be hosted from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, said Crystal Cochran, youth health educator for the Family Nutrition Program."It is going to be a food market where 200 kids will... Read more »
  • Rotarian to embark on 13th Nepal trip to help school children
    A member of the Rotary Club of Ripley is heading back to Nepal for his 13th and final trip to provide assistance to children and rural schools.Chuck Ray Conner, who lives in Roane County, will embark on the five-week trip Nov. 1 and return Dec. 7. The Ripley Rotary club... Read more »
  • Hepatitis A case confirmed in Ripley food worker
    The Jackson County Health Department has confirmed a case of Hepatitis A in a food service worker employed at Bob Evan’s Restaurant in Ripley.There have been nine other cases of Hepatitis A in Jackson County as of July 14, but this is the first case in Jackson County of a... Read more »
  • It's Junior Fair time again
    It’s a great annual event in Jackson County and is anticipated with much fanfare and excitement.The Jackson County Jr. Fair is all about local youth said John Curry, president of the Fair Association."It’s a great event for the youth of Jackson County. Sometimes people forget that is all for the... Read more »
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    Community - Jackson Newspapers - Ripley, WV

  • Reed sentenced on sexual abuse charges
    A Ravenswood man received a decades-long sentence recently for sexually abusing a young family member.Bryan Reed, 52, formerly of 83 Thaxton St., Ravenswood, was sentenced to 10-20 years on a charge of sexual abuse by a parent or guardian and 5-25 years on a charge of first-degree sexual abuse. If... Read more »
  • Jackson County Extension Office to host mobile market during fair
    The Jackson County Extension Office will conduct a pop-up mobile food market during the Jackson County Junior Fair.The market will be hosted from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, said Crystal Cochran, youth health educator for the Family Nutrition Program."It is going to be a food market where 200 kids will... Read more »
  • Rotarian to embark on 13th Nepal trip to help school children
    A member of the Rotary Club of Ripley is heading back to Nepal for his 13th and final trip to provide assistance to children and rural schools.Chuck Ray Conner, who lives in Roane County, will embark on the five-week trip Nov. 1 and return Dec. 7. The Ripley Rotary club... Read more »
  • Hepatitis A case confirmed in Ripley food worker
    The Jackson County Health Department has confirmed a case of Hepatitis A in a food service worker employed at Bob Evan’s Restaurant in Ripley.There have been nine other cases of Hepatitis A in Jackson County as of July 14, but this is the first case in Jackson County of a... Read more »
  • It's Junior Fair time again
    It’s a great annual event in Jackson County and is anticipated with much fanfare and excitement.The Jackson County Jr. Fair is all about local youth said John Curry, president of the Fair Association."It’s a great event for the youth of Jackson County. Sometimes people forget that is all for the... Read more »