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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 from shop to shop. Sixteen area businesses...
11/15/2016 - 6:17pm
     Hampton-Dumont High School held an assembly in honor of area veterans on Veteran’s Day, highlighted by Pastor Art Zewert of the Zion Reform Church, Sheffield, as the guest speaker.      Zewert was an editor for his base’s paper while in the service at the end of the Vietnam War. He thanked his...
11/15/2016 - 6:15pm
     The 2017 Franklin County Fair (July19-23) will be headlined by country/pop star Gary Allan. Allan has released nine studio albums and a greatest hits release, producing 26 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, including four number ones: “Man to Man,” “Tough Little Boys,” “Nothing on...
11/15/2016 - 12:50pm
DUMONT – Don’t call North Butler High School senior Kolton Heuer a rodeo clown. Heuer, 17, has spent the past few years working at what he calls cowboy protection bull fighting. “A lot of people get the misconception that I’m a rodeo clown,” Heuer said. “People in rodeo, if you say you are a rodeo clown, will...
11/08/2016 - 5:17pm
April Hemmes and Shannon Latham talk about role of women in agriculture on television      Operating a farm can be considered the oldest family business. Men, women and children, throughout farming’s history in the world and America, have spent much of their lives working to sustain their own lives and feed the community...
11/08/2016 - 5:13pm
     The Hampton-Dumont High School is rehearsed and ready for this Friday’s opening night of “Suessical.”      Headlined by lead actors of Roman Gonzalez, Sara Buseman, Hayley McNealy and Ray Velasquez, the high school cast will lead audience members through the creative worlds of Dr. Seuss...
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