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09/16/2014 - 5:32pm
They were long, they were heavy and they were certainly hard to move.      “As far as I know, this is the first time we've made anything this large—certainly this heavy, anyway," said Dale Glenn, manufacturing engineer at Seabee Cylinders & Chrome.      The local manufacturer set a company record last week when employees said...
09/02/2014 - 5:16pm
Authorities in Cass County say a former Hampton woman conned an entire community into donating thousands of dollars and other gifts when she lied about her daughter having cancer.      Leatha (Carr) Slauson, 30, of Atlantic, was arrested on charges of child endangerment Aug. 21 after investigators discovered her five-year-...
08/28/2014 - 4:48pm
West Fork United Methodist Church will be hosting its annual ice cream social on Tuesday, Sept. 2, and serving will begin at 5 p.m. The church is located five miles east of Sheffield on C-13, and then three miles south on S-56. The menu includes beef burgers, chips, pickles, beverages, bars and homemade ice cream. A free will offering will be...
08/27/2014 - 6:45pm
Three people were transported from the scene of an accident involving two vehicles, a motorcycle and one semi between Chapin and Sheffield on Highway 65 late Wednesday afternoon. Very few details were available at the time of this posting. The two vehicles – a truck and a car – were totaled in the accident, and the motorcycle came...
08/26/2014 - 10:34pm
  Eroding creek banks,  additional revenue sources and crumbling streets took up the bulk of discussion at the Hampton City Council workshop Monday night.    The group attempted to narrow the scope of potential projects associated with a plan to improve water quality in Hampton. Special funding incentives exist that tie...
08/26/2014 - 10:33pm
  Long-time supervisor thanks Franklin County for years of support   With health concerns and family at the forefront of his decision, three-term Franklin County Supervisor Jerry Plagge withdrew his name from the November election ballot last week.   “This wasn’t an easy decision,” said the District II...
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