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03/28/2017 - 3:25pm
     Speaker of the Iowa House of Representatives Linda Upmeyer (R- District 54) and State Senator Amanda Ragan (D-District 27) held a legislative forum at Center One, Hampton, last Friday, as part of a combined district tour to discuss the status of legislation in Iowa.      A standing room only crowd turned up at the event, bearing a critical sentiment about...
03/07/2017 - 3:24pm
     Students from the Hampton-Dumont High School ProStart 1 and 2 classes went out of the kitchen and into the restaurant business at the 2017 Iowa ProStart Invitational Restaurant Management Championships, getting a taste of their first victory.      The team of five students competed in both culinary and...
02/28/2017 - 6:26pm
         The halls of Hampton-Dumont Middle School were quiet, as staff tiptoed about, whispering to each other updates on time. One by one, members of the Hampton community waited to be snuck in through side doors of the middle school, where they silently made their way to the gymnasium.      ...
02/28/2017 - 6:23pm
Joyce Blum recalls brother’s work on Apollo 11      Joyce Blum considers herself a consumer of art and culture, immersing herself in many experiences and perspectives. Her recent venture to the movies however brought her back to her own experiences, to the historical adventures of her brother.     ...
02/28/2017 - 6:22pm
Johnson is owner of La Amiguita New to the restaurant district in Hampton is La Amiguita, serving up Mexican cuisine, highlighted by the signature fresh tortillas, chips and salsa, of Tortilleria R US. Owner Neal Johnson, also owner of Tortillieria R US, opened the restaurant this year, looking to provide a place to expand beyond his operation of...
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...
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