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12/05/2017 - 5:30pm
No one was injured in a fire that destroyed a Sheffield house Sunday night. Sheffield Fire Department Assistant Chief Calvin Pri-mus said no one was home when a fire was reported in the 500 block of Maple Street shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday. Crews arrived on scene and discovered the fire started in the basement and had spread to the attic. Primus said the fire likely started in the home’s...
12/05/2017 - 5:29pm
Recent vandalism has caused setbacks in efforts to revitalize the Geneva School grounds. Tonya Sanders, Geneva Betterment Vice President, said vandals etched words and scribbled on the glass of the school doors. Windows at the bus barn were a broken for the second time. “Not only are these set-backs expensive, it is also extremely...
12/05/2017 - 5:27pm
When Kevin Behn uploaded the Behn Brothers’ annual harvest video to the Facebook page, he didn’t expect hun-dreds of thousands of views and a national audience, but that is what happened. Each year, the brothers – Kevin, Larry and Bruce – shoot a music video about the harvest season on Bruce’s rural Hampton farm....
11/28/2017 - 5:08pm
An unseasonably warm November made for a comfortable evening on the town as the Greater Franklin County Area Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual Friday Uncorked event on Friday, November 24. "It's a genuine Chamber of Commerce kind of day," said chamber director Newton Grotzinger. "We've been blessed with good weather...
11/28/2017 - 5:00pm
Greg Forbes, the news editor of the Eclipse News-Review in Parkersburg has accepted the editor position for the Hampton Chronicle. He begins his duties in Hampton on Tuesday, Nov. 28. Forbes, an Iowa native with experience at both weekly and daily newspapers is joining the staff of the Chronicle after spending the past eight months in Parkersburg...
11/28/2017 - 4:47pm
The Franklin County Fair has announced the 2018 entertainment set for the 2018 fair, July 18-23. Friday, July 20, fairgoers will experience the Roots & Boots tour to include Aaron Tippin, Collin Raye and back by popular demand, Sammy Kershaw. Kershaw has remained a consistent power hitter in country music with a chain of major hit records and...
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