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01/17/2017 - 4:54pm
     The Iowa Living Roadways Steering committee is moving forward with one of its community improvement projects in the form of a dog park in Hampton.      Committee member Sue Wulf has been attending government meetings within Franklin County over the past week, informing them of the organization’s intent. The site currently being eyed for the project is...
01/17/2017 - 12:59pm
ACKLEY -- A torn meniscus had kept AGWSR senior Tery Rummans out in the first part of the season. The 195-pounder for AGWSR just started wrestling again and made a repeat victory in the Cougars’ home Lowell Young Invite on Saturday, Jan. 14. Leading by a slim 3-2 margin with short time, Rummans swiftly nabbed a takedown of Rockford’s...
01/16/2017 - 4:52pm
     Anticipation continues for the completion of the Hampton Public Library, as Director Kim Manning was informed that an April opening was unlikely, in favor of a more definitive completion in May.      The approximate $412,000 project has come across many hurdles throughout its planning. Originally only...
01/10/2017 - 3:36pm
Decision to keep kindergarten through sixth grade is made      The CAL Board of Education voted Monday night unanimously to whole grade share with Hampton-Dumont, retaining kindergarten through sixth grade at CAL school, and sending seventh through twelfth grades to H-D middle and high schools.      The two...
01/10/2017 - 3:35pm
     The world is a big place; so big, that it can make things feel small. For those who are fortunate to have or have had a stable childhood, the lives we live become the size of our world. The local drive-in becomes the town haunt, the roads are memorized and shortcuts mastered, the people become main characters in the story of...
01/10/2017 - 3:34pm
     The day before Thanksgiving break Natalia Zamora and a group of her friends delivered balloons, a banner and a personal letter to Hampton-Dumont Principal Tony Spradlin.      The letter, on the surface, was simple, highlighting an important moment in the students’ academic-social experience within the...
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