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07/22/2014 - 8:04pm
Continued discussion about ongoing spatial constraints at Hampton-Dumont’s two elementary buildings led to few definitive answers during Monday’s board of education meeting.      The board toured the Youth for Christ (YFC) building near South Side Elementary on Highway 65 prior to the meeting. Director Darwin Van Horn and the YFC’s board of directors have...
07/22/2014 - 8:02pm
Former North Butler administrator Ann Chinander was hired by Hampton-Dumont last week to serve as interim elementary principal for the 2014-15 school year.      Chinander succeeds former H-D Elementary Principal Jerry Buseman, who resigned from his position July 3 after 23 years with the district. She has four decades of...
07/22/2014 - 8:01pm
Brooklyn Plagge poses with her tiara, bouquet, sash and trophy after she was named 2014 Franklin County Fair Queen last Thursday inside the Phelps Implement Tent. The Hampton teen beat out four other contestants during the competition. Plagge, who will be a senior at Hampton-Dumont High School this fall, is the daughter of John and Anne Plagge,...
07/22/2014 - 8:01pm
The Franklin County Board of Supervisors heard an update at its meeting Monday about a concerning situation at local recreation parks and wildlife areas.      Franklin County Conservation Director Jason Gooder met with the board and expressed concerns about rampant illegal fishing and hunting throughout the area. A recent...
07/16/2014 - 12:38pm
Franklin County Auditor Toni Wilkinson issued a warning to local residents Wednesday about a possible mail scam regarding property deed documents. The letter, sent by Record Transfer Services of Westlake Village, Calif., suggests property owners obtain a “current grant deed” and “property assessment profile” from the...
07/15/2014 - 3:54pm
       Cedar Valley Bankshares, Ltd., of Charles City and Hampton Banco, Inc., of Hampton, jointly announced today that Cedar Valley Bankshares will acquire Hampton State Bank of Hampton, from Hampton Banco.      Cedar Valley Bankshares is the owner of First Security Bank and Trust in Charles City...
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