Nick Pedley

07/22/2014 - 8:07pm
Franklin County Auditor Toni Wilkinson issued a warning last week about a possible mail scam regarding property deed documents.      The letter, which recently surfaced in Franklin County and was sent by Record Transfer Services of Westlake Village, Calif., suggests property owners obtain a “current grant deed” and “property assessment profile” from...
06/03/2014 - 4:53pm
Hampton’s new wastewater treatment facility jumped its final hurdle last week when the city council passed two items granting its construction during a special meeting May 29.      The council unanimously approved the third and final reading of an ordinance amendment that gradually increases sewage rates over the next...
06/03/2014 - 4:47pm
A web-slinging, crime-fighting superhero took control of South Side Elementary on May 27 to protect students and faculty members from villians lurking about the Hampton-Dumont community.      Well, sort of.      Principal Jerry Buseman dressed up as Spider-Man last week to fulfill his portion of a bet...
06/03/2014 - 4:46pm
A new book chronicling the life and times of one former immigrant family from Hampton will be available to local history buffs in the coming weeks.      The Harriman-Nielsen Committee, a subgroup of the Franklin County Historical Society, has been prepping for the release of “The Nielsen Letters: Doorway to the Past...
06/03/2014 - 4:45pm
     A group of excited youngsters gathered in the CAL auditorium on the final day of school last Friday for for the annual Elementary Awards Assembly.      CAL Superintendent/Elementary Principal Dwight Widen kicked off the ceremony with a welcoming address to the K-5 student body. Widen recapped some of the...
05/26/2014 - 9:30pm
Father Mike Tauke has never been a fan of stereotypes.      “Television and movies – it’s the same every time. We’re always in this black outfit, we’re usually standing in front of a statue of Mary, and it’s void of light,” he said as he sat in his sun-filled office at St. Patrick...
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