Travis Fischer

06/05/2018 - 5:00pm
Two lucky area sixth graders got to travel in style on Sunday as they departed Hampton for a week of camping. Every year the Hampton Kiwanis Club, at the recommendation of teachers and school administrators, selects two well behaved students to be granted the opportunity to spend some time at a vacation camp in Boone. This year, Gabriella Kramer and Jaycob Husted were the deserving kids. On...
01/23/2018 - 5:31pm
It was a busy day at the Hampton-Dumont Middle School building on Saturday, January 20 as the H-D school district hosted their first large group district speech contest. "I think it's going great," said H-D speech coach Emileigh Eilderts, who spent the day making sure that all the students, judges, and supporting family members got...
01/16/2018 - 8:53pm
Age of the Geek: We're a good month removed from the release of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" I think we're in safe enough territory to finally talk about it. Or, at least talk about the reaction to it. I'll keep spoilers to a minimum, but reader beware. Episode VIII has been divisive, to put it mildly. High praise from critics...
01/09/2018 - 5:39pm
Age of the Geek Column Are video games a health risk? That's been the headline for as long as I can remember. Every few years it seems that somebody tries to rile up the population with fears about how video games will cause the downfall of society. It happens with all popular media. Before video games it was the movies that had the puritans...
01/02/2018 - 5:36pm
Age of the Geek Column: Happy New Year! Last week we went over some of my favorite things to happen in pop culture in 2017. This week we're looking towards the future as 2018 has some pretty great things to look forward to over the next twelve months. Sea of Thieves This pirate game has been on my watch list since 2016. Promising an open world...
12/26/2017 - 6:01pm
Age of the Geek Column: It's that time again. The time when we look back at the year and think about all that has happened over the last twelve months. The time where writers everywhere make lots of lists because everybody is on early deadlines and there's not much else happening. 2017 won't be going down in history as the best year...
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