Tuesday November 25, 2014
11/18/2014 - 4:00pm
The CAL Board of Education accepted the resignation of Superintendent/Elementary Principal Dwight Widen during its regular meeting Nov. 10. The resignation will take effect when his contract expires on June 30.
Widen cited personal reasons in his letter to the board. He joined the district in 2012 and said he enjoyed...
11/18/2014 - 3:58pm
Local military veterans were feted during three ceremonies at Latimer and Hampton Nov. 11 on a cold and icy Veterans Day.
The day got started with a program at the G.A.R. Memorial Hall in Hampton. Church of the Living Word pastor and Army veteran Jacob Rahrig delivered a short speech to the roughly 20 guests in...
11/18/2014 - 3:54pm
Local residents will be treated to a popular holiday classic next month when “A Charlie Brown Christmas” hits the stage at the Windsor Theatre.
The production is a joint effort between the Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) and the Young Franklin Players. The cast is comprised entirely with children from...
11/11/2014 - 12:56pm
15 years later, Bobbi Crawford’s murder remains unsolved
By all accounts, Roberta "Bobbi" Crawford would have made the perfect grandmother.
The fun-loving 53-year-old Hampton woman was full of energy, adored children and was a wonderful caretaker. She raised her son, Lee, as a single mother...
11/11/2014 - 12:52pm
Two incumbents scored big victories during last week’s general election in the only contested races on the Franklin County ballot. County Treasurer Chad Murray soared past his challenger for another term, while incumbent Iowa District 27 Sen. Amanda Ragan did the same in her race.
Murray defeated unaffiliated...