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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...
06/23/2015 - 1:02pm
Sharon Burman got a call from the Franklin County Sherriff’s Department while at work Monday morning. Wind had badly damaged her home and property north of Hansell.      “All they told me was there was a two-by-four sticking out of the roof,” she said.      Her heart raced as she drove home...
06/23/2015 - 1:01pm
A rash of graffiti vandalism has local law enforcement officials asking for the public’s help in identifying a culprit.      Multiple spray painted designs, also known as “tags,” showed up this month on public and private property in the Hampton area. The Rolling Prairie Trail and multiple businesses were hit...
06/23/2015 - 1:00pm
Tall Corn FFA gearing up for huge milestone        FFA alumni from near and far are invited to celebrate the Tall Corn FFA Chapter’s 75th anniversary during a special event next month.      The chapter will commemorate the milestone with a kick-off celebration July 16 at the Franklin County Fair....
06/23/2015 - 12:59pm
Local dads were surprised with a one-of-a-kind Father’s Day gift on Sunday.      Nearly 50 children and moms from Latimer and Hampton gathered at La Luz Hispana last Wednesday afternoon to create candy bouquets for the special dad in their lives. Michelle Sackville, owner of Sandee’s Flower House, taught guests how...
06/16/2015 - 4:15pm
Showing he’s focused on more than just social issues, Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum touted his foreign policy experience and economic strategy during a stop in Hampton last Tuesday.      The former U.S. Congressman and winner of the 2012 Iowa Caucus fielded questions from around 15 guests at the Youth...
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