Nick Pedley

02/24/2015 - 12:44pm
    The United States must strengthen its role in the Middle East to protect Americans against the growing threat of Islamic extremists both at home and abroad, according to a strategy explained last week by Congressman Steve King.     The longtime Republican lawmaker met with members of the Hampton Rotary on Feb. 18 and criticized America’s recent attempts to...
02/24/2015 - 12:42pm
     Senator Chuck Grassley had no issue critiquing President Barack Obama’s foreign policy résumé during a stop in Franklin County last week.     “We are in a more dangerous world today, and Americans are in a more dangerous situation because of him wanting to lead from behind,”...
02/24/2015 - 12:38pm
    The staff at the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office grew by one this month following the addition of Deputy Josh Einspahr.     The job is the Illinois native’s first in law enforcement. He has spent the past two weeks training under fellow deputies during ride-alongs and other activities, which has given...
02/24/2015 - 12:35pm
     Statement of full disclosure: Frankie Aliu is a marketing representative at Mid America Publishing, owner of the Hampton Chronicle.     It’s been business as usual at Seven Stars Family Restaurant following a recent change in ownership.     Frankie Aliu bought the local diner from his...
02/24/2015 - 12:34pm
The Hampton-Dumont girls’ basketball team saw its stellar season come to an end Saturday night with a 59-47 loss to Clear Lake in the Class 3A Region 2 final. The Bulldogs ended the season at 20-3 and co-champions of the North Central Conference, but those accomplishments were momentarily trumped after Saturday’s defeat. The loss...
02/17/2015 - 3:45pm
The Hampton Industrial Park grew for the second time in a year recently following the addition of  Taskmaster Components.      The business has set up shop in the former Winnebago building on Olive Avenue. The Hampton location will be the third for Taskmaster, which supplies wheels and tires to the trailer industry. The...
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