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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...
06/09/2015 - 4:28pm
H-D Drama Dept. awarded for "Music Man" production        Young thespians from Hampton-Dumont High School hit the big stage last week during a special ceremony honoring the best musical theater performances of the year.      Members of the H-D Drama Department participated in the third annual...
06/02/2015 - 2:33pm
Leaders of the new Horse-N-Around Equinators 4-H Club have persuaded the Franklin County Fair Board to let them build a permanent horse arena at the fairgrounds in Hampton.      The leaders of the club are Carol Symens Lowery, Deb Place and Alicia Rankin, all of Hampton, and Laura Lyman, of Iowa Falls. So far the group has...
06/02/2015 - 2:32pm
Infrastructure improvement projects are heating up in Hampton with the arrival of favorable late-spring weather.      Workers have been completing a water main replacement project in the southwest part of town for the past two weeks. Outdated pipes caused problematic main breaks in recent years, which forced a complete overhaul...
06/02/2015 - 2:31pm
A new controlled burn ordinance passed by the board of supervisors on Monday hopes to limit the amount of grass fires that plagued rural Franklin County this spring.      The ordinance establishes provisions and procedures for burning things like grass, brush and other overgrowth. Multiple controlled burns got out of hand this...
05/26/2015 - 2:21pm
Rainy weather and cloudy skies didn’t stop local residents from observing Memorial Day during a special ceremony Monday morning in Hampton.      Veterans and other guests took shelter in the Church of the Living Word auditorium after rain moved the service from the cemetery. The ceremony featured multiple Memorial Day...
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