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03/21/2017 - 4:06pm
     The Hampton Branch of Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. will cease production operations as of March 24, according to Plant Manager Andy Richardson. The plant will continue to operate until inventory is depleted.       “It was a surprise to hear this and to have this confirmed,” Executive Director of the Franklin County Development...
03/14/2017 - 3:18pm
     With Alliant Energy’s plans to expand Whispering Willows over the next several years, the utility company will need to develop infrastructure to transport materials and run management operations. The City of Latimer is a viable option for the power company.      Tony Vaughn, site manager for the...
03/14/2017 - 3:17pm
     When Izabela Victoria Siems was chosen to be one of five senior girls for the Hampton-Dumont Homecoming Court, she was surprised that she was considered over the many scholars and athletes she felt more qualified than her.      When she was later voted H-D Homecoming Queen, she was stunned.   ...
03/14/2017 - 3:15pm
     A recent survey shared on the Chamber of Greater Franklin County Chamber’s Facebook page yielded the result of “shoe store” as the highest desired retail outlet in Hampton (43 votes). The next top two were Christian Book Store and antique shop.      Chamber Director Newton Grotzinger said...
03/14/2017 - 3:13pm
Latimer approves 2017-18 budget      The Latimer Council approved its fiscal year 2018 budget with a 10-cent increase per $1,000 of valued property, raising taxes to a total of $14.14.      Revenues are set at $585,823 and expenditures are set at $540,392, with no capital improvement projects budgeted....
03/13/2017 - 10:30am
Due to the weather, the March Old Fashioned Sing-Along will now be held Sunday, March 19 (4:00-5:00) Hampton's Windsor Theatre.
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