About Us

The Hampton Chronicle was established in 1878 and has been serving Franklin County since. The Chronicle is a weekly newspaper that was operated by the Purcell family for decades prior to its purchase in 1970 by Mid-America Publishing Corporation. It remains a MAP publication today.
The paper serves Franklin and Butler Counties, along with the communities of: Hampton, Hansell, Geneva, Dumont, Aredale, Ackley, Iowa Falls, Popejoy, Alden, Bradford, Chapin, Sheffield, Coulter, Alexander, Latimer, Rowan, Meservey, and Dougherty; as well as the Hampton-Dumont, AGWSR, SCMT, CAL Community School Districts.

For information about employment opportunities with the Hampton Chronicle or any other of our company's newspapers, please visit our corporate website at www.midampublishing.com.