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06/24/2015 - 4:02pm
Lloyd and Elvera Dodd are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary on June 28th.  Please honor them with a card shower by sending cards to 1724 Central Avenue E, Apt 17, Hampton, IA  50441.
06/02/2015 - 2:25pm
Kelly McGowan joined Mid-America Publishing this week as a regional news editor for the Hampton Chronicle, Sheffield Press and Pioneer Enterprise. A native of Johnston, she recently finished her time at Iowa State University with majors in Journalism and Spanish. At Iowa State, she wrote mainly about the College of Business and the ROTC programs...
05/26/2015 - 2:23pm
Summer will make its unofficial debut next week when Hampton’s Tuesday on the Town celebration returns for the 2015 season.      The event will once again make its home inside Band Shell Park in downtown Hampton. The weekly celebration will be held each Tuesday in June and features food, live music and local retailers....
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...
05/26/2015 - 2:20pm
H-D holds commencement exercises for 86 seniors        The senior Class of 2015 bid farewell to Hampton-Dumont High School on Sunday during a commencement ceremony that featured laughs, advice and a few tears.      Class president Brooklyn Plagge kicked things off with an opening address to her fellow...
05/26/2015 - 2:18pm
The poultry barn at the Franklin County Fairgrounds will remain empty this summer due to the ongoing threat of bird flu.      The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship on Thursday cancelled all live bird exhibitions across the state in an effort to prevent the virus from spreading. Bird flu has affected more than...
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