Travis Fischer

05/01/2018 - 6:13pm
It was trivia night at the Church of the Living Word as Bridge of Hope held their ninth annual fundraiser on Saturday, April 28. The church gymnasium was packed with people as 38 teams of up to six came together for an evening of brain busting trivia. Hosted by Leon Kuehner, the contest challenged the teams with trivia about stadium capacity, obscure products, and more. The team that scored the...
04/24/2018 - 5:12pm
The young ladies of Franklin County got all dolled up and took their favorite guys out for the evening for the Seventh Annual Father/Daughter Dance on Saturday, April 21. Run through the H-D school district's success center, the annual dance was dreamed up on an ice fishing trip where Joel Heuer talked with other dads about finding a way to...
04/10/2018 - 4:34pm
Age of the Geek Column: "There is no knowledge that is not power." That quote is attributed to the writer Ralph Waldo Emerson, though I'll always remember it for flashing up on the title screen of "Mortal Kombat 3." Whatever the source though, it's true. There is no information, no matter how seemingly trivial, that...
03/20/2018 - 4:35pm
It was a musical St. Patrick's Day evening in Hampton on Saturday, March 17 as fans of the fine arts gathered at Faith Baptist Church for the eighth annual Young Performing Artist Scholarship Benefit Concert. Presented by the Franklin County Arts Council, this year's concert featured Chad Sonka and Kristin Schwecke, accompanied on piano by...
03/13/2018 - 4:15pm
A Hampton dog had his day last February as Zulu, a Rhodesian Ridgeback owned by Richard and Kathy Allbee, ventured out to New York to compete in a prestigious dog show. Sometimes known as the African Lion Dog, Rhodesian Ridgebacks are a breed of dog developed in South Africa that get their name from the patch of fur that runs along their backs in...
03/06/2018 - 5:17pm
Iowa Republicans in both legislative chambers are pushed forward with sweeping tax reform proposals aligning with goals set by Governor Kim Reynolds earlier this year. Looking to lower rates, simplify the tax code, and phase out federal deductibility, the governor presented a tax reform package on Tuesday, February 13 for state legislators to...
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