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06/19/2018 - 5:19pm
Saturday was a bittersweet day for decades of Hansell graduates as they celebrated the 100th and final Hansell Alumni Banquet. More than 100 graduates as far back as the class of 1942 gathered to celebrate the occasion. Clarence Moore, a 1958 graduate and president of the Hansell Alumni Association, said the decision to end the reunion was difficult but done due to the declining number of living...
06/19/2018 - 5:17pm
Two Hampton-Dumont graduates have earned an extra boost towards their culinary dreams. Earlier this year, 2018 H-D grads Delilah Cavazos and Izabel Bidwell received the National Restaurant Association’s ProStart Certificate of Achievement – the first H-D students to do so. Jane Hoegh, culinary instructor at H-D, said the certificate is...
06/18/2018 - 9:54am
The Franklin County Board of Supervisors chose the candidate to fill the late Sheriff Linn Larson’s position at their regular weekly assembly Monday, Jun 18. Three individuals from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department applied to fill the position, including former contender Deputy Rick Rieken, Deputy Aaron Dodd, and acting sheriff...
06/12/2018 - 3:52pm
Margaret Hearn’s title at South Side Elementary School is technically “classroom volunteer,” but to the students, she has a much bigger role. “They call me grandma,” said the 97-year-old Hearn. For the last 34 years, Hearn has served as a volunteer in the Hampton-Dumont district, cutting out materials, correcting...
06/12/2018 - 3:49pm
Rain didn’t stop La Luz Hispana from celebrating its fourth annual Gran Festival at Band Shell Park on Saturday, June 9. The celebration featured musical acts, dance performances, games, a raffle with 35 prizes, food and more. Fifty volunteers pitched in to make sure the day ran as smoothly as possible. Rain fell in the early evening, but La...
06/12/2018 - 3:43pm
The Franklin County Fairgrounds were alive with the sound of banjos and basses as the fourth annual Hampton Bluegrass Festival returned last weekend. The stage inside the convention center played host to open jams and established bluegrass and country bands from across the state and country. Outside, musicians gathered at the gazebo during...
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