Travis Fischer

02/20/2018 - 6:04pm
Hampton enjoyed a "Taste of Franklin County" on Saturday as the Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual Chamber Apprecia-tion Night. Guests were invited to en-joy samplings from nine area food providers, giving a taste of what they have to offer. Restaurant La Amigita started things off with chips and salsa; with tamales from La Frontara rounding out the Hispanic...
02/13/2018 - 5:49pm
Age of the Geek Column: So I'm an award winning journalist now. Neat. Specifically, videos I put together last year for the Pioneer Enterprise landed me the award for best video content for that particular category of papers at the recent Iowa Newspaper Association awards. It's nice to win anything, but I'm especially happy to have...
02/06/2018 - 5:58pm
Age of the Geek Column: What a game on Sunday, right? What a great story for Philadelphia, finally getting their revenge on the Patriots, even taking Tom Brady's play and showing them how to do it properly. But now what? What do sports fans do with their weekends? Once Philadelphia is re-built after the Sunday night celebration, what can...
01/30/2018 - 2:17pm
Age of the Geek Column: Yeah, that's a thing now. Apparently the younger generation's latest step in their quest to make their elders say, "I did some dumb things as a kid, but I never did that," is to chew on packages of highly concentrated laundry soap. To be honest, I'm not terribly worried about this so-called epidemic of...
01/23/2018 - 5:31pm
It was a busy day at the Hampton-Dumont Middle School building on Saturday, January 20 as the H-D school district hosted their first large group district speech contest. "I think it's going great," said H-D speech coach Emileigh Eilderts, who spent the day making sure that all the students, judges, and supporting family members got...
01/16/2018 - 8:53pm
Age of the Geek: We're a good month removed from the release of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" I think we're in safe enough territory to finally talk about it. Or, at least talk about the reaction to it. I'll keep spoilers to a minimum, but reader beware. Episode VIII has been divisive, to put it mildly. High praise from critics...
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