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  1. Legislators hear bill to double abuse penaltiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... Elizabeth Barringer, who died Oct. 5, two days after being found bloody and battered in the basement of her mother's Ripley apartment, with the woman's boyfriend, 32-year-old Cottageville resident Benjamin Ryan Taylor. Taylor is in custody at the ...


  2. Regional wrestling starts todayRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 |

    ... Way have 13 entries in the regional and are currently ranked third in the state behind top-ranked South and No. 2 Ripley. Also in Saturday's regional field are No. 5 Huntington, No. 9 Spring Valley, Cabell Midland and Hurricane. "To be the best, you ...


  3. Fredrick "Fred" WrightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 |

    In addition to his parents, his sister, Sandra K. Wright and brothers, Bill Wright and Hershel Watkins, preceded him in death. He is survived by his brother, Dorsey Wright of Ripley, WV; nieces, Megan Lacy and Ashley Wright of St. Albans; nephew, John Wright and great nephew, Davien Norman, of St. Albans, WV.


  4. Parkersburg council OKs first reading of brunch billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 |

    ... waiting for Manchin at the Jackson County Courthouse with pickets and wanted to speak with him during his visit to Ripley. (Photo by Jeff Baughan) Ann McKinney, left, hugs Karen Gorrell as she tells the story of her husband, Sam, a retired aluminum ...


  5. Lewis Way ResseggerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 |

    Lewis Way Ressegger, 87, of Ravenswood, W.Va., passed away on January 26, 2017, at Jackson General Hospital in Ripley, W.Va. Lewis was born in Worthington, W.Va., the second son of Dr. O.C. and Opal Ressegger on May 25, 1929.


  6. C. Elaine CastoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 |

    Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Ripley Baptist Temple, 320 Charleston Dr., Ripley.


  7. West Virginia Folklife Program heads to RipleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 |

    On Jan. 31, state folklorist Emily Hilliard brings the West Virginia Folklife Program to Ripley with a public interest meeting at the Senior Citizen Center at 121 S. Court Street. Hilliard will give a brief presentation on the discipline of folklore and her current work in West Virginia, and take feedback from the audience on local traditions, traditional artists, and tradition bearers in their community.


  8. Pamela Jo DawsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 |

    She was born on March 31, 1972, in Ripley, W.Va., the daughter of David Dawson and the late Beverly Dawson. Pam was a 1991 graduate of Ravenswood High School and attended WVU at Parkersburg.


  9. South Patriot wrestlers dominate quadRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2017 |

    Top-ranked Parkersburg South heavyweight Louden Haga had the difficult task of raising his hand three times for wins by forfeit during Tuesday's quad at the Rod Oldham Athletic Center. The defending Class AAA state champion Patriots of second-year head coach Shaun Smith went 3-0 thanks to wins against Ripley , Brooke and St. Albans .


  10. Right place, right time: Former resident aids with major fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | Observer

    ... Hose Companies arrived to a fully-involved fire and six other fire departments were called in to assist including Ripley and Westfield's ladder truck. The three buildings were a total loss, but all residents were safely evacuated and only minor ...


  11. Ada HoffmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 |

    Ada Ellen Hoffman, 69, of Ripley, W.Va., passed away Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, at Charleston Area Medical Center Memorial Division, Charleston, W.Va. There are no public services scheduled at this time.


  12. 2016 Year in ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | Appalachian Journal

    The WV Division of Highways offers $750,000 in grant funding for the completion of the Meadow River Trail. Greenbrier Countian Casey Cantrell is charged with murder in Jackson County after allegedly supplying heroin to a Ripley man who died after ingesting the drug.


  13. Ripley routs OVCS in tourneyRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2016 | Point Pleasant Register

    That's because Ohio Valley Christian School, against the taller and talented Ripley Vikings, lost 103-54 in the semifinals of Tuesday night's Ripley Vikings Boys Basketball Invitational. As the Defenders do not sport a single player taller than six-foot, two-inches tall, Ripley outrebounded OVCS by a commanding 41-24 advantage, including a 2-1 margin on the defensive boards.


  14. Obituaries from the Wednesday, December 21, 2016 issue of the Calhoun TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Rome News

    ... City, New Mexico passed away Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 at Grady Memorial Hospital. Tecumseh was born March 16, 1998 in Ripley, W.Va. to Wayne E. Murphy and Sarah Ward. He was a member of the New Mexico National Guard. Tecumseh was recently baptized and ...


  15. Justice campaign spends $5M in governor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... Senate. He had held the Mercer County seat for four years. Senate Majority Leader Mitch Carmichael, a Republican from Ripley who was re-elected in November, has been chosen by the Senate's GOP caucus to replace Cole as the chamber's next presiding ...


  16. School board receives CTE update: Part 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Lincoln Journal

    ... of FFA officers had been selected and installed. A total of 15 students traveled to a fall leadership conference in Ripley. Students took part in the regional tractor driving contest in Jackson County, and made apple butter at the high school and ...


  17. Tax financing approved for Emerson CommonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 |

    ... impacted by the new TIF district during Monday's meeting of the Wood County Commission. (Photo by Brett Dunlap) The Ripley High School A Team won the annual Science Bowl hosted by RESA 5 and West Virginia University at Parkersburg. Members are Ryan ...


  18. Ralph Clayton EasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 |

    Ralph Clayton Easter, 73, of Ripley went home to be with his Savior on Tuesday, December 13, 2016. He passed away at the Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston, W.Va., after a yearlong battle with lung cancer.


  19. Charles A. AtkinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 |

    Charles A. Atkinson, 93, of Ripley, W.Va., formerly of Roane County, W.Va., passed away peacefully at Jackson General Hospital, Ripley on December 10, 2016. Charles was the first son of the late Oma and Hazel Roberts Atkinson, born August 7, 1923 on Middle Fork of Reedy, W.Va.


  20. Edsel HayhurstRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Marietta Times

    He is survived by children, Christina, Karen, David and Sandy; and step daughter, Jessie Baker of Ripley, W.Va. Edsel had accepted and loved the Lord as his Savior and now resides in heaven.


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