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07/28/2015 - 4:24pm
Ongoing drama over a rewiring project at North Side Elementary continued Monday night during the Hampton-Dumont Board of Education’s regular meeting.      The board met with representatives from Dumont Telephone and Advance Tech Solutions to discuss the project. Earlier this month, members voted to void a rewiring contract with Dumont Telephone after Advanced Tech owner...
07/28/2015 - 4:23pm
Relay For Life inspires optimism for cancer cure        More than $60,000 and a lot of awareness was raised for the fight against cancer Saturday at the Relay For Life of Franklin County.      The current subtotal from donations, sponsorships, sales and team fundraisers will be further boosted by two...
07/28/2015 - 4:19pm
New playground equipment to be installed Aug. 6-8        Six months of intense fundraising and extensive planning will culminate next week during a special three-day project in Harriman Park.      The Kiwanis Club of Hampton will wrap up its Harriman Playground Park for Youth (HAPPY) campaign with a...
07/28/2015 - 4:17pm
High spirits and happy smiles were plentiful last Friday when the Hampton Community Christian Daycare broke ground on its new addition.      “You can’t even imagine how much I’m looking forward to this,” said director Laura Bradley. “This is desperately needed.”      The...
07/21/2015 - 4:26pm
The 2015 Relay For Life of Franklin County will be held this Saturday at the Hampton-Dumont High School track. Local residents are encouraged to participate and help support cancer survivors, their families and future medical research.      The event kicks off at 11 a.m. and runs until 11 p.m. Multiple games and other fun...
07/21/2015 - 4:23pm
Lauren Dirksen was crowned the 2015 Franklin County Fair Queen during last Thursday’s competition in the Phelps Tent. Dirksen was selected from a field of nine competitors. She is the daughter of Brandy and Todd Dirksen, Hampton.
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