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Tuesday Jul 15 | Memphis

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.


Related Topix: Ripley, TN, Life, Food, Food Festival, Fruits, Vegetables

Mon Jul 14, 2014

WTVF Nashville

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.


Related Topix: Braden, TN, Ripley, TN, University of Tennessee

Mon Jul 07, 2014


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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Related Topix: Ripley, TN, Life, Food, Food Festival

Sun Jun 22, 2014

News Courier

County chicken farmers look to secure new contracts

A majority of the contracts are set to expire in 2015, according to Clements farmer Ty Smith.


Related Topix: Shelbyville, TN