Chronicle Staff

01/02/2018 - 5:34pm
Rarely do we take time to talk about ourselves, but this week, nothing else takes a higher position. On Tuesday morning, Dec. 26, we received word that one of our own had died suddenly and the hurt and sorrow has radiated throughout the office ever since. The front page of the Chronicle this week looks different as we salute Debbie Hansen, a long-time employee here at the Hampton Chronicle. Her...
03/28/2017 - 2:50pm
Avoid the void      There’s a difference between being wrong and telling a lie. Being wrong is unwittingly knowing an answer, or believing something to be true regardless of the facts. Telling a lie is knowingly deceiving someone.      When a child tells their parents that they made their bed but didn...
03/21/2017 - 3:53pm
Rewards for endured faith      While proper management and attention to the small details sets a community up for success, administration is only part of the equation in creating prosperity for its members. The other factor is luck.      The truth is that fine-tuning revenues and expenditures only make a...
03/07/2017 - 5:17pm
What are we willing to do      Last week, the Mayor of Hampton hosted a town hall-style forum in which he fielded suggestions on how to prepare for the impending release of the Franklin County Affordable Housing Study, which is not set to be released for about another month.      While virtually no...
02/28/2017 - 5:13pm
An Independent Fourth Estate       How important is your community newspaper to you?      How satisfying do you find the paper’s coverage, reporting and delivery of information on a consistent, and weekly basis?      The coverage and reporting that our paper provides is only as...
02/21/2017 - 5:02pm
Dominoes      There are many aspects of Iowa education that could be debated, from methods of school funding, to who should actually supply funding, to best practices of academic success. But what can’t be argued is the fact that the last several decades have shown the priority education is to our legislators.  ...
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