Steve Triplett has more than 30 years in the newspaper business. He has edited newspapers in West Union, Georgetown, Ripley, Portsmouth, Gallipolis, Huber Heights and Englewood in his career.
He is a graduate of Morehead State University and a graduate of Portsmouth West High School.
He and his wife, Margaret, have two adult children and one grandchild.
In the past 10 years newspapers under his guidance have won more than 55 awards for excellence..
Shirley Ross has more than 15 years experience in the newspaper business, all with The News Democrat, in circulation and copy editing. Originally from the Dayton area, she and her family have resided in Georgetown for more than 20 years.
R. Michael Morrison has four years of sales experience and one year of advertising experience. He is originally from Winchester and has lived in Georgetown for the past four years. He has worked at the Georgetown/Mt. Orab Radio Shack, Applegate’s Pro Hardware and Total Quality Logistics. For the past year he worked in advertising for the News Democrat and Ripley Bee. He is a graduate of North Adams High School. He and his wife, RaeLena, have two small children the oldest, Connor, is 6, the youngest, Mason, is 2.