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08/23/2016 - 4:43pm
American Legion Post 183 disposed of 489 American flags on Wednesday, Aug. 17 during their annual flag burning ceremony at the Franklin County Fairgrounds.
08/16/2016 - 4:26pm
     Hampton's 19th annual Summerfest is on the way and the Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce has a few new events and attractions to entertain the community.      Starting on Friday, August 26 at 5:30 p.m., a sidewalk chalk art contest will be held at Band Shell Park. Winners of the contest will...
08/16/2016 - 4:25pm
Man and his dog travel the country on his bicycle        For the last five years, a man has been traversing the country on his bicycle and with his dog, and happened to pedal his way through Hampton on August 11.        Joe Sorrendino, 47, aboard his Trek 3500, is originally form northern...
08/16/2016 - 4:23pm
     The Hampton Public Library is $40,000 closer to paying for their wall restoration project thanks to a fundraising campaign sparked by financial agent Belen Krabbe.      Krabbe issued a challenge to the Hampton community last May to raise $100,000 to help pay for the project after it was discovered that the...
08/16/2016 - 4:18pm
   The city of Dumont seeks to abate a safety nuisance a commercial property is causing downtown. Brian Miller, attorney for the city, filed a civil petition to this end on Aug. 8 at the Butler County Courthouse in Allison.    The hearing is set for Sept. 6 at 11:30 a.m., following an order filed Aug. 12 by Judge Christopher...
08/09/2016 - 3:58pm
     A pesky pest is becoming a bigger problem for Hampton's trees.      Popillia Japonica, or the Japanese beetle, is a shiny green insect that has been gradually making its way across the country over the last century. Arriving in the Midwest about a decade ago, the beetle is now likely a permanent fixture...
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