Saturday November 29, 2014
11/25/2014 - 5:22pm
Heavy summer rainfall and other extreme weather conditions led to varied yield numbers for Franklin County corn and soybean farmers this year.
The area was pounded by precipitation in June, which created numerous ponds in some fields and choked off crops submerged in water. According to AgVantage FS Crop...
11/25/2014 - 5:20pm
One of the most debated issues in America took center stage at the Windsor Theater Nov. 18 during a special forum on immigration policy reform.
Filmmaker Aldo Bello led a panel discussion after showing his documentary, “DREAM: An American Story.” The film examines how federal immigration policy affects the...
11/18/2014 - 3:58pm
Local military veterans were feted during three ceremonies at Latimer and Hampton Nov. 11 on a cold and icy Veterans Day.
The day got started with a program at the G.A.R. Memorial Hall in Hampton. Church of the Living Word pastor and Army veteran Jacob Rahrig delivered a short speech to the roughly 20 guests in...
11/18/2014 - 3:56pm
New York Yankees’ manager Joe Girardi visited Franklin County last week as Sukup Manufacturing and the NIACC Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center held an advanced manufacturing symposium on Friday, Nov. 14.
Held in the company’s newly built headquarters, the symposium invited business leaders, educators,...
11/18/2014 - 3:54pm
Local residents will be treated to a popular holiday classic next month when “A Charlie Brown Christmas” hits the stage at the Windsor Theatre.
The production is a joint effort between the Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) and the Young Franklin Players. The cast is comprised entirely with children from...