Nick Pedley

11/25/2014 - 5:27pm
The Hampton City Council discussed solutions to Homecoming vandalism with H-D Superintendent Todd Lettow during its meeting Monday night.      The meeting was moved up from the regular Thursday session due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Lettow gave a brief update on recent happenings within the school district before discussing the vandalism, which caused problems this fall...
11/11/2014 - 12:51pm
Latimer’s American Legion Riders Post 658 is hoping community support and a little patience is able to bring Franklin County its very own Freedom Rock.      The Legion Riders are raising funds to bring artist Ray “Bubba” Sorensen II to the county to paint a massive rock with a patriotic theme honoring...
11/05/2014 - 2:15am
           Two incumbents scored resounding victories during Tuesday’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...
11/04/2014 - 5:06pm
A new fundraising blitz for the Hampton Public Library hopes to raise $50,000 for repairs to the historic building’s curved brick wall.      The campaign started on Nov. 1 and ends December 20. Last winter, a bulge was discovered in the building’s curved brick wall that put the brakes on other improvement...
11/04/2014 - 5:04pm
Long-time Deputy Leon Root has decided to hang up his holster after 23 years of service to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.      A retirement celebration was held in his honor at the Franklin County Law Enforcement Center last Thursday with many friends, coworkers and family members in attendance. During his...
11/04/2014 - 5:00pm
Area residents will be treated to a timeless classic this weekend when “The Music Man” hits the stage Friday through Sunday in Hampton.      The Hampton-Dumont High School Drama Department has been practicing feverishly over the past two months in preparation for the musical. More than 50 students comprise the...
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