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03/24/2015 - 3:03pm
The Franklin County Conservation Board is planning to put a well-known piece of local realty on the market following a decision at its March 9 meeting.      The board chose to move forward with the sale of a unique property that was willed to Franklin County Conservation by the late Bill Robinson III. It features a unique brick home complete with an indoor pool and guest house...
03/24/2015 - 3:02pm
Longtime Hampton businesswoman Sandee Brouwer has sold her flower and gift shop after nearly four decades of ownership.      “I loved doing this kind of work and I love working with people,” said Brouwer. “I have been very fortunate to find a job that I love to go to work everyday.”    ...
03/24/2015 - 3:01pm
The City of Latimer has found a successor to fill the void left by outgoing clerk Judy Muhlenbruck.      The city council hired Melissa Simmons on March 11 after conducting a series of interviews with five applicants. She started her duties on March 16 and has spent the past week and a half training under Muhlenbruck’s...
03/24/2015 - 10:09am
WAVERLY – Right away, Hampton-Dumont’s track teams showed they had some firepower at the Wartburg Indoor held on Tuesday, March 17 at Waverly. Sophomores Cassy Miller and Nadilee Eiklenborg came out of one of the first running events – the 55-meter hurdle preliminaries – and qualified for the finals. That led to the first...
03/17/2015 - 3:46pm
Seven dying and damaged ash trees were removed from Hampton’s Waterworks Park recently in an effort to rid the area of unwanted growth.      The ongoing project will help protect the park from disease and pests, particularly the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). The invasive beetle hasn’t been confirmed in Hampton or...
03/17/2015 - 3:44pm
Students at Hampton-Dumont Middle School packed the gym last Thursday for a special educational event aimed at promoting smart choices and a healthy lifestyle.      Around half a dozen stations exploring multiple topics were on display during the first-ever H-D Middle School Health Fair. Students received lessons in things like...
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