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01/17/2017 - 4:54pm
     The Iowa Living Roadways Steering committee is moving forward with one of its community improvement projects in the form of a dog park in Hampton.      Committee member Sue Wulf has been attending government meetings within Franklin County over the past week, informing them of the organization’s intent. The site currently being eyed for the project is...
12/13/2016 - 4:52pm
     For the last 20 years, the Hampton “Donut Holes,” or as they’re more commonly referred to, “The Bakery Babes,” have been gathering at the Korner Bakery for their early morning coffee. At the table behind them, the men (who have not gained a moniker in town) hold their own gathering.   ...
12/13/2016 - 4:50pm
     It's cold outside, but families in need of a few extra layers got some help as the Greater Franklin County Area Chamber of Commerce held its second Sharing the Warmth winter wear giveaway.      On Friday afternoon, volunteers hung up hundreds of donated items including boots, snow pants, gloves, coats,...
12/13/2016 - 1:31pm
ACKLEY – A knee injury to senior Alana Groninga still couldn’t keep the Class 1A No. 7 AGWSR girls’ basketball team down. The Cougars have enough depth to more than compensate for the three-year regular for coach Laurie Gann’s team. Eight different players scored and three finished in double figures in the 57-26 victory...
12/06/2016 - 5:01pm
     In more ways than one, Griselda Tello was a dreamer.      When she was young, her father traveled to America for work, so he could send money back to Mexico to support Tello, her mother and brother. When she was nine-years-old, she and the rest of her family also packed up their belongings and headed to...
12/06/2016 - 4:59pm
     This holiday season, community members will help bring in the Christmas spirit with a production of “The One and Only Santa Claus.”      Directed by Russell Wood, Franklin County community services director, the Franklin County Arts Council and the Franklin County Players hope to find the true...
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