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Hampton Honor Graduates Announced

Persis Katherine Katy Reagan

Hampton Honor Graduates Announced

Kendal Laine Duff

Hampton Honor Graduates Announced

Ryan Reynolds

Hampton Honor Graduates Announced

Maggie Elizabeth Harrell

Hampton Honor Graduates Announced

Janice Kay Petty

Hampton Honor Graduates Announced

Kayla Marie Reynolds

Hampton Honor Graduates Announced

Courtney Alaina Watson

Hampton Honor Graduates Announced

Jacob William Marks

Hampton Honor Graduates Announced

Katelyn Elizabeth Taylor

Hampton Honor Graduates Announced

Randall Jayln Jones

Hampton Honor Graduates Announced

Harley Lee Strickland

Hampton Honor Graduates Announced

Jacob Alexander Lowrey

Hampton Honor Graduates Announced

Forty-five seniors will participate during graduation exercises at Hampton High School’s Gymnasium on Friday, July 31, 2020. Class valedictorian, Katy Reagan, and class salutatorian, Kendal Duff, will address the class. Mr. Bryan Sanders, Principal, will recognize scholarship recipients, followed by the presentation of the class.

COVID Update

Even though the Republicans and the Democrats are 2 Trillion dollars apart in their stimulus plans for the next relief bill it is increasingly likely some compromise will happen. Both sides want stimulus checks sent to individuals again and the likely amount will be $1,200 per individual plus some for dependents. Last time, dependents 17 years old or older were not eligible for a payment, but there is a lot of push to include more of them in the next payment.

TALES FROM THE SHIRE

More than half the summer is gone, so I had better get going on that to-do list because mostly I’ve been doing the what not-to-do list, like reading, watching true crime shows, and going shopping. It’s not spree shopping, but bargain shopping while doing the necessary food and miscellaneous shopping. If there’s a clearance sign, I’m on it. Usually the great finds go into a “for school” stash.

CCSO Responds to State Mask Mandate

The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office is charged with protecting and serving all people without regard for the person’s race, color, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, or disabilities. The corona virus (COVID-19) issue has caused many debates among people and the best way to go about handling this threat to our health, safety, and welfare.

Hampton School District Guidelines for School Year

The first day of school is scheduled to start on Monday, August 24. With COVID-19, the upcoming school year will look different than previous years. Hampton Superintendent Doug Worley told the Hampton School Board they will follow the guidelines provided by the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention(CDC), Arkansas Department of Health(ADH), and the Arkansas Department of Education(ADE). It is important to note that all guidelines are subject to change.

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