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07/29/2014 - 10:36pm
Hot and humid conditions weren’t enough to keep people from turning out to support cancer research Saturday in Sheffield for the 2014 Franklin County Relay For Life.      Around $67,000 was raised by local Relay teams, according to event coordinator Sheri Bogue. The total was on par with last year’s Relay For Life, which raised $68,000 for cancer research in...
07/15/2014 - 3:50pm
     Five young women will compete in the 2014 Franklin County Fair Queen contest inside the Phelps Implement Tent this Thursday, at 5 p.m.      This year’s contestants include: Hannah Petersen, 18, Hampton; Brooklyn Plagge, 17, Hampton; Annaka Ragsdale, 18, Hampton; Andrea Reed, 18, Rockwell; and...
07/08/2014 - 3:45pm
The Hampton City Council went over residential development, ordinance updates and potential new fees during their regular workshop Monday night.      Karen Mitchell with Franklin County Development updated the council about a development project from KL Holdings.      KL Holdings is working on...
07/08/2014 - 3:44pm
Years of hard work and extensive planning finally paid off June 25 when local 911 dispatching services moved out of the Hampton Police Department and in to the Franklin County Law Enforcement Center (LEC).      The transition was problem free, for the most part. The dispatchers have had little trouble adjusting to their new...
07/08/2014 - 3:42pm
      Heavy rainfall throughout the second half of June has created uncertainty among local agriculture experts about the potential success rates for the region’s corn and soybean crop.      Despite a good start during the early growing season, crop development in Franklin County was hampered by...
07/08/2014 - 3:40pm
Long-time barber Bob Meyer will be the man of hour Saturday afternoon when he leads the annual Sandbaggin' Days parade through Dumont as Grand Marshal.      "It's a big honor," said Meyer, owner of Bob's Barber Shop in downtown Dumont.      Meyer was selected to lead the parade...
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