Tuesday Jul 22
Newman nabs NeSmith DLMS hometown win at Clayhill
Ashley Newman of Ripley, TN won the No Till 50 on Saturday night for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series at Clayhill Motorsports in Atwood, TN driving the Greg's Sawmill Special in front of a packed hometown crowd.
Tenn. armory shooting suspect wanted to 'make history'
The teenage suspect in last week's National Guard armory slaying wanted to "make history" before he allegedly shot and killed a National Guard staffer, according to court documents.
A Day Trip to Ripley is Fun, Even Without A Lot of Tomatoes
So here is the well-kept secret to the tomato festival in Ripley : On the second day of the annual event, there are no tomatoes, except for a platter of sliced ones on the table at Saturday Salad, a charming affair organized by the members of downtown's First United Methodist Church.
Funeral To Be Held For Soldier Killed In Armory Attack
Sgt. 1st Class Michael Braden will be buried in his hometown of Ripley, about an hour north of Memphis in Lauderdale County.
Head to Ripley This Weekend for the 31st Annual Lauderdale County Tomato Festival
Tomato season seems a little late this year, but that isn't stopping the party this weekend at Ripley City Park, where tomato growers, vendors, and fans will celebrate the renowned summer crop from Lauderdale County.
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CSC Sugar to Open Plant in Covington
CSC Sugar LLC will open a sugar processing plant Monday, June 30, in the Rialto Industrial Park in Covington, Tenn., that will hire 50 people and prompt the hiring of more drivers at Larry Bowman Trucking in nearby Ripley.