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12/06/2016 - 5:01pm
     In more ways than one, Griselda Tello was a dreamer.      When she was young, her father traveled to America for work, so he could send money back to Mexico to support Tello, her mother and brother. When she was nine-years-old, she and the rest of her family also packed up their belongings and headed to America to begin a new life in Hampton.   ...
12/06/2016 - 4:59pm
     This holiday season, community members will help bring in the Christmas spirit with a production of “The One and Only Santa Claus.”      Directed by Russell Wood, Franklin County community services director, the Franklin County Arts Council and the Franklin County Players hope to find the true...
12/06/2016 - 4:58pm
     Franklin County has a population of just over 10,000, according to the 2010 census. Some would say it’s a tight knit county, in which no matter what town one lives in, there are no strangers. It could be said that this tight-knit group of Iowans can ban together to support one another in their times of need.   ...
11/29/2016 - 5:21pm
     Hampton shoppers enjoyed Black Friday late last week by touring the city for a night of wine tasting during the seventh annual Friday Uncorked.      Sponsored by the Greater Franklin County Area Chamber of Commerce, the sellout event sent 250 shoppers out on the town with wineglass in hand as they hopped...
11/29/2016 - 5:19pm
Franklin County choral concert to include harpist Ann Fienup      The Franklin Chorale is set to usher in the holiday spirit with a blend of traditional and classical holiday tunes.      Artistic Director for the chorale and current Hampton-Dumont High School Vocal Instructor Jesse Bunge will continue his...
11/29/2016 - 5:19pm
     The Hampton-Dumont fifth grade class celebrated its graduation from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program, honoring their commitment to making responsible choices as they face the new year.      Highlighted by keynote speaker Steve Madson, H-D High School principal, the commencement...
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