Welcome to E.W. James & Sons Ripley Store,

your family owned and operated grocery store, where you’ll find all your grocery needs as well as fresh bakery, deli, and produce items, an on staff butcher, and the James Family Kitchen. We take pride in providing excellent customer service and quality products. Check the weekly ads for the latest store prices and sign up to have the ads delivered by email as soon as they’re available. Come in and see all we have to offer.

Bakery/Deli Department

If you've never visited our bakery or deli departments, come by the next time you're in our store; we think you'll be surprised by the quality and selection. We offer a wide array of freshly prepared foods, cakes, pies, deli meats, cheese, and party trays. Whether you are packing a lunch or planning a party, let our deli and bakery items make it quick and easy. Whatever your occasion, we can help. For a full list of available items call or come by the store.

Meat Department

We have real butchers, real expertise, real fresh.” Our meat is cut fresh each & every day by our in-house butchers.  All of our meats are solution free. Our great selection of meat will be sure to fit every occasion and budget.  Don’t see what you want?  Simply ask our butcher, and he will gladly provide a cut just like you want. Are You A Pick 5 Fan? If you're not yet, you will be when you come in and check out our Pick 5 meat displays! Any day of the week, select any five items from a variety of fresh, frozen and smoked meats in our Pick 5 section and take them home for just $19.99. 


Our colorful fresh produce department offers every day favorites and seasonal specials, sure to fit every occasion.   Fresh produce has always been one of E.W. James' specialties, and you might be surprised just how fresh "fresh" can be. For over 20 years we've made an effort to purchase produce from local growers in our area.  Whether you are dieting, snacking, or entertaining, our produce will satisfy all tastes. If you are a local grower and need more information about getting your product in our stores, call Paul Crowell at 731-234-8315 or click here to send Paul an email

James Family Kitchen

We offer a wide variety of entrees, side dishes, and desserts that change daily. Stop by the kitchen to see what cooking today! You can call ahead to see what’s on the menu. Our kitchen always keeps the salad bar, rotisserie chicken, fried chicken, and delicious sides stocked.

Rug Doctor

We offer Rug Doctor carpet cleaning machine rentals at the store. You can rent a machine for as many days as needed. We sell the Rug Doctor specialized carpet cleaning products to help you find the right solutions for your needs.

Western Union

We offer Western Union services. If you need to send money, Western Union may be the best option with over 515,000 locations worldwide. Come by the store to choose from one of any of their fast, convenient, and safe money transfer options.