Light Up Ripley
The Women's Club is sponsoring the annual house decorating contest in Ripley. There is also a merchant's window contest. Send a note indicating that you want to be in the contest with your name and address  Send it to Ripley WOmen's Club, 215 N Third Street, Ripley, OH45167. Entries must be received by November 26.  Prizes are 1st- $100, 2nd-$60, 3rd-$40.  Sponsored by Alvin Wallace, Councilman, Bristow Drugs, and Applegates Auto Repair.  There are free greens at the red barn on 3rd Strteet (across from park).

Ripley Museum Angel Tree
The Ripley Museum honors loved ones past and present by its annual Angel Tree.  An angel will be placed on the museum Angel Tree for the Museum Open House on Saturday during River Village Christmas 10-4.  Come and enjoy hot spiced puch and view the angel placed in your loved one's name. The museum is free to all on the day and you can enjoy its many rooms and exhibits.  To have an angel/s please call send the following information to: 
Ripley Museum
PO Box 176
Ripley, OH 45167
1. your name
2. Loved one's name (in memory of or in honor of)
3. $10 per angel requested

November 13 Update
Decorated Cookie Contest
The American Legion Aux. located at 2944 Elk River Road will judge cookies at the legion Sunday, Dec. 2, 2:00-3:00 for registration. Judging at 3:15.
Rules:  Free, open to amateur bakers only.  Categories: ages 8-12 and 13-18 with parent consent, 18 and over. Must be home made, no store bought, no outside help. Decorations may be store bought. Nothing that needs refrigeration. Prize for each category.