Greg Forbes

04/17/2018 - 4:24pm
Earlier this month, the Hampton Rotary Club distributed 155 dictionaries to Franklin County third graders. John Terwin, co-president of the Rotary Club, said the annual event is greatly anticipated by both Rotary and the students. “For one, kids love to get the books,” he said. “At times, you start to wonder if they still appreciate a dictionary, but their eyes still light up...
04/17/2018 - 4:17pm
Twenty years ago, Carolina Gaytan found solace from a tough time in her life in the choir at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Hampton. Gaytan came to Hampton from Weslaco, Texas in May of 1997 to be with her oldest son, who was struggling with the after-effects of a divorce. He passed away just 10 months later, but Gaytan decided to stay in...
04/10/2018 - 4:42pm
An Iowa State University Extension and Outreach program stopped at South Side Elementary School on Thursday to show students it’s never too early to start thinking about conservation. Water Rocks!, an Extension campaign that provides knowledge and engagement for water education to students in kindergarten through 12th grade, brought its high...
04/10/2018 - 4:40pm
Next week, the Hampton-Dumont High School Drama Department will perform “Pocahontas” for its 2018 spring play. “Pocahontas,” written by Craig Sodaro, follows the life of the title character, believed to be one of the most famous Native American women in history. Director Tammy Morris said this version varies significantly...
04/10/2018 - 4:39pm
La Luz Hispana has found its new executive director. Claudia Rivera, of Waterloo, will assume the position from Sister Carmen Hernandez, who was recently selected for the role of President of the Sisters of Presentation of Dubuque. Rivera, who most recently worked as a crisis intervention specialist with a focus on human trafficking in a seven...
04/10/2018 - 4:37pm
A South Side Elementary third grade class was recently acknowledged for its efforts to make school a more inclusive place. Kelsey Enslin and Abby Meyer’s third grade writing class was named KIMT’s Giving Your Best Tools for Schools recipient for April. The award, according to KIMT Community Affairs Director Michaela Ingersoll, is given...
Syndicate content