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  1. Briefs: Burglaries: One arrested, one sought; $5KaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Jackson Sun

    ... In addition to the fires, an attempted break-in occurred at the Springfield Baptist Church, 237 Springhill Road in Ripley. The samples taken from the fire scenes were sent to the ATF laboratory for analysis. The lab determined the presence of ...


  2. Innovation Direct to Spearhead Marketing Efforts for Alford Blanket InventionRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 |

    An innovative new product designed to serve an important function for babies, the Alford Blanket, has been developed by inventor Arthur Alford, III of Ripley, Tennessee. The invention's unique design provides parents and caregivers with a comfortable and safe product that will produce a better sleep environment for babies.


  3. Community EventsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Covington Leader

    ... and family are invited. Call Paulette Jones at 731-420-2828 for more information. Collins Chapel CME Church (303 W. Ripley, Covington) is holding a yard sale, fish fry and barbecue. The yard sale begins at 7 a.m. Plates are $7. April 27 Open ...


  4. Lady Chargers edged by Ripley lateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Covington Leader

    Covington right fielder Kiara Booker races in a for fly ball during action against Ripley Tuesday night in Covington. Ripley scored five times in the final inning to pull out a 5-3 win.


  5. Tennessee School Voucher Bill Approaching Key CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The Daily News

    ... the system." "My opposition is mainly based on financial issues," said House Democratic Leader Craig Fitzhugh of Ripley. "I feel like if we open that door for vouchers, all it's going to do is take money out of an already small pot of money for ...


  6. Lady Chargers sweep Haywood in district actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Covington Leader

    ... in a run and Carly Cousar, Taylor Vickery, Kiara Booker and Auburn Davidson each had a hit. Covington defeated Ripley last Thursday, 13-6, in district play as the Lady Chargers banged out 18 hits, including two homers. Abbey Beasley led the way, ...


  7. Mary Ruth Murley, 1944 - 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Tehachapi News

    ... graduated from Redondo Beach High School. After she married, she moved to Georgia for several years and then moved to Ripley, Tenn., where she resided for 16 years. She owned a family-owned restaurant and always made sure that no one went hungry, ...


  8. JamestownRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Covington Leader

    ... their spring revival, which is April 14-16. On Tuesday at 6 p.m., the nightly start time, Rev. Laurence Andrews of Ripley will speak, followed Wednesday by Rev. Romel Andrews and on Friday, Rev. Garrie Andrews will close out. The public is invited. ...


  9. Animal Shelter Workers, Angels or Monsters?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 |

    The Lauderdale County Animal Shelter in Ripley, TN approximately 53 miles northeast of Memphis is under investigation for placing a live dog in the freezer used to contain the dogs that have been euthanized. The shocking discovery occurred when a citizen happened to look into the freezer where the euthanized dogs were kept and noticed a dog in there barely alive but with a pulse.


  10. Lauderdale Animal Shelter closed after dog found in freezer still aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 |

    ... bodies are disposed. The woman who discovered Asher saw a faint pulse on the dog's leg and his eyes still open. In a Ripley, Tennessee animal shelter, already beleaguered with past allegations of shooting dogs illegally and the inhumane use of gas ...


  11. Tennessee animal shelter shut down after live dog found in the freezerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 |

    An animal shelter is being investigated after a citizen, who was looking for another euthanized dog, found a barely alive dog inside of a freezer at a county animal shelter in Ripley, Tennessee, reported Wednesday's Local Memphis News. The person who found the dog, dubbed "Asher," rushed him to a veterinarian and amazingly, he is expected to recover. 8 comments

  12. Holt Shoaf: Cotton mainstay for Tennessee familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Delta Farm Press

    ... ar. Over the years, we consolidated several gins into bigger ones, and closed the smaller ones. The Sonic Drive-In at Ripley, Tenn., now stands on the former site of one of our gins."


  13. Riders and Rockabilly Festival set for fouraRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The Jackson Sun

    ... "We all know about Memphis in May. It's going to be West Tennessee in July, (and) we will have festivals in Jackson, Ripley/Lauderdale County, Brownsville and Union City." Spradlin, who was joined by dignitaries from each of the communities, ...


  14. Riders and Rockabilly Festival in July in WestaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The Jackson Sun

    Riders and Rockabilly Festival in July in West Tenn. Riders and Rockabilly Festival announced Check out this story on The newly created International Riders and Rockabilly Music and Cultural Festivals will be held during July in Jackson, Ripley, Brownsville and Union City.


  15. Proposed bill could lead to digital driver's licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... that do this type of thing, so we are not the first, but we could be one of the leading firsts," according to the Ripley, Tenn., Democrat. Delaware and Iowa are pursuing turning a simple cellphone into a kind of wallet on the go. The digital ... 3 comments

  16. Dunavant honored for service in WWII, KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Covington Leader

    ... Spiderman, he's always been into Granddaddy Andy." Born to Andrew Leonard Dunavant and Mary Wiley on Oct 14, 1924 in Ripley, Tenn., Dunavant, known to family and friends as "Andy," was a junior in high school at the height of World War II when he ...


  17. Fulton's 'unusual team' advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Jody Wright contends he's had more "skilled" teams during his tenure as Fulton High School's boys basketball coach. Kentel Williams and Yasmond Fenderson scored 13 points apiece, and Larry Roe added 11, including a pair of crucial fourth-quarter 3-pointers, to help Fulton outlast Ripley 64-56 during Friday's Class AA semifinals at Middle Tennessee State's Murphy Center.


  18. Fulton returns to Class AA finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Kentel Williams and Yasmond Fenderson each scored 13 points, and Larry Roe added 11, including a pair of crucial 3-pointers that helped Fulton outlast Ripley 64-56 during Friday's Class AA semifinals at Middle Tennessee State's Murphy Center. Fulton trailed 50-49 before Roe's 3-pointer with 3 minutes, 27 seconds left sparked a 15-6 Falcons' run to end the game.


  19. Central Falls To Ripley, 84-69, In Class AA State TourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 |

    Central, appearing in its first boys state basketball tournament since 2000, stuck with Ripley for three quarters, but Tigers pulled away behind the heroics of point guard Chad Culbreath and ousted the Purple Pounders, 84-69, in the quarterfinals at Middle Tennessee State University.


  20. NFIB attempting to block top House Democrat's paid family leave studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... be sponsoring the legislation in the Tennessee General Assembly. Fitzhugh is also the chairman and CEO of the Bank of Ripley in West Tennessee. In the past, he's shown interest in state legislation that would introduce a paid family leave program in ... 1 comment