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02/21/2017 - 5:13pm
     The Franklin County Arts Council will be holding its sixth annual benefit concert on Saturday, March 4, at 7 p.m., at Faith Baptist Church, Hampton.      Performances on the night will be given by singers Cassandra Douglas and Brian Major. Douglas, a native of New York, is a soprano and earned her master’s in music at the Manhattan School of Music....
01/31/2017 - 5:02pm
     A community meeting was held last week about approaching the 2017 season of the Franklin County Farmer’s Market, currently held in Hampton from May through October, on Tuesdays and Fridays, from 5-7 p.m.      Various groups were represented at the meeting, including vendors, the Franklin County Farm...
01/31/2017 - 5:01pm
12 students on board, none injured      A West Fork Community School District bus, carrying 12 students at the time, was in a collision on Tuesday, Jan. 24 when it was hit by a pickup truck.      That Tuesday West Fork CSD was released early, at 2 p.m., because of an incoming winter storm, and the crash...
01/24/2017 - 5:00pm
     Basketball players from Hampton-Dumont and West Fork came together on Saturday, January 21 to raise money for cancer research in a day of Coaches vs. Cancer charity games.      "It's actually pretty easy to put together," said organizer Heather Holm, who has organized the event for eight years...
01/24/2017 - 4:59pm
     Dumont resident and artist Kirk Hovenga has never painted snow before. Now, with winter set in and the remnants of ice and snow still frozen on the ground, the time has come.      In his new collection, “Mesmerizing Landscapes,” Hovenga, 56, tried his hand at experimenting with snow, saying that...
01/24/2017 - 4:57pm
     During the holiday season, most 10-year-olds are busy writing Christmas lists to Santa Claus or handling their anxiousness by snooping in their parents’ closets for gifts. For Cael Burmester, the holiday season has a bit of a different emotion, one of remembrance and charity.      Over the last four...
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