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09/16/2014 - 5:32pm
They were long, they were heavy and they were certainly hard to move.      “As far as I know, this is the first time we've made anything this large—certainly this heavy, anyway," said Dale Glenn, manufacturing engineer at Seabee Cylinders & Chrome.      The local manufacturer set a company record last week when employees said...
09/15/2014 - 1:43pm
      April Hemmes fought back tears as she described the agonizing uncertainty she and her husband, Tom Kazmerzak, have faced in the year since their son’s disappearance.     “To try to explain to you what we’ve been through this past year is impossible,” said Hemmes. “That’s...
09/09/2014 - 11:21am
Superintendents at CAL and Hampton-Dumont are reporting nominal changes in district-wide enrollment at their respective schools for the 2014-15 school year. As of last week, CAL's PK-12 enrollment remained completely unchanged compared to last year, while Hampton-Dumont reported a net loss of six students in that same grade range.  ...
09/09/2014 - 11:20am
Great weather, new attractions and increased attendance combined to make the 2014 Franklin County Fair a resounding success compared to 2013.      Fair officials are reporting profit increases in nearly every category from this year's fair, which was held July 16-20. Last year's event was hampered by poor weather...
09/09/2014 - 11:19am
Hampton physician Dr. David Dennis will hang up his stethoscope for the final time Sept. 30 after 38 years of service to Franklin County and the surrounding area.      Dennis, a native of Denison, spent his entire medical career in Hampton. He started at the Franklin Medical Center (currently Public Health) in 1976 and...
09/09/2014 - 11:17am
It was an eventful Labor Day Weekend in Hansell as TownsEnd Winery held their fifth annual Fall Wine Release celebration.      Hundreds visited Vernon and Judy Harper's farm over Saturday and Sunday to sample wine, play games, and enjoy live entertainment.      "It's expanded and gotten...
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