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04/25/2017 - 4:36pm
The Franklin County Board of Supervisors approved its annual five-year road plan earlier this month, establishing eight projects as goals to be completed this year. County Engineer Jay Waddingham explained that the state requires counties to create five-year road and bridge plans every year, as a way to forecast the condition of infrastructure, and to keep aware of funding requirements and...
04/18/2017 - 11:41am
HAMPTON – A bright spot in Hampton-Dumont’s 8-1 girls tennis loss to Clear Lake was freshman singles player Briana Grover. Grover improved to 2-1 on the season with a 10-3 win at No. 5 singles a week after being moved up from No. 6 singles. “Briana Grover is off to a good start in her varsity singles career,” H-D coach Mark...
04/11/2017 - 4:20pm
     Franklin County residents recently received letters from the county assessor, indicating their property value assessment had gone up. The degree to which property values rose — between $7,000 - $15,000 for some properties — has many residents concerned not only about the tax implications, but also about the market...
04/11/2017 - 4:18pm
Mitch Vanness’ priorities in life didn’t include visiting Haiti with his daughter Madi, 17 — yet on March 9, 2017, he found himself air-bound to the island nation. It wasn’t for a vacation or a tour, or a field trip; the two were traveling with the sole purpose of volunteering and community service.    ...
04/11/2017 - 4:17pm
     First Bank of Hampton donated $2,500 to the Hampton Tree Board for the purchase of several trees to be placed along Rolling Prairie Trail.      “I think it’s a good opportunity, from the bank’s perspective, it’s an important project for the community,” said President and CEO of...
04/11/2017 - 10:39am
HAMPTON – Finishing strong for the Hampton-Dumont girls team, the Bulldogs scored 83 team points to finish fourth in the 14-team field at their own meet on Friday, April 7. Three different anchors for coach Nicole Donnenwerth’s team led the way to top finishes – wins in the sprint medley and shuttle hurdle relays and a second in...
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