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06/30/2015 - 10:43am
    July 4-6 promises to be three days of musical fun in Hampton for local residents and visitors alike.     The world famous Hampton Municipal Band will kick off the jam-packed weekend with a concert at 7:30 p.m. in Band Shell Park. The performance will close out the band’s 2015 concert season and is free to the public. The Hampton Jaycees will follow the...
06/23/2015 - 1:00pm
Tall Corn FFA gearing up for huge milestone        FFA alumni from near and far are invited to celebrate the Tall Corn FFA Chapter’s 75th anniversary during a special event next month.      The chapter will commemorate the milestone with a kick-off celebration July 16 at the Franklin County Fair....
06/23/2015 - 12:59pm
Local dads were surprised with a one-of-a-kind Father’s Day gift on Sunday.      Nearly 50 children and moms from Latimer and Hampton gathered at La Luz Hispana last Wednesday afternoon to create candy bouquets for the special dad in their lives. Michelle Sackville, owner of Sandee’s Flower House, taught guests how...
06/16/2015 - 4:14pm
A familiar corrugated steel – the kind used to make grain bins – has found another purpose at Iowa State University.      The industrial material is traveling from Sukup Manufacturing in Sheffield to Ames to grace Jack Trice Stadium as the focal point of the new end zone addition. Sukup End Zone Club season...
06/16/2015 - 4:12pm
Thanks to a lot of teamwork and elbow grease, two Hampton couples have transformed a deteriorating property into a prime piece of real estate.      Jayme and Mindy Murray and Marilyn and Larry Jurgena joined forces three years ago to purchase a foreclosed property located in their neighborhood. The house had fallen into...
06/16/2015 - 4:10pm
Gov. Terry Branstad touted Iowa’s healthy economy and expressed optimism for future growth during a brief visit to Hampton last Friday.      The governor met with local business executives and government officials at Buresh Building Systems in the industrial park. Branstad fielded questions and addressed ongoing issues...
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