Hunter Shever

08/16/2017 - 2:58pm
The Thornton City Council met on Monday, August 7, to discuss multiple property related and general maintenance topics. The possibility of the city purchasing the property at 337 Main Street was brought up, and council member Rob Duff addressed the council stating that the property owner, Jack Colburn, was getting ready to sell it. The Colburn property, according to Duff, is directly attached to...
08/16/2017 - 2:49pm
Rockwell held its annual chicken barbecue on Sunday, August 13, bringing hundreds of people out to Zeidler Park to raise money for the Rockwell Aquatic Center. The city’s pool board coordinated this year’s barbecue to raise money for the aquatic center. This year’s menu included half a chicken, sweet corn, potato salad, chips, a...
08/09/2017 - 3:14pm
The Rockwell Lions Club held a consignment auction on Saturday, August 5, to raise money for different community projects and scholarships. This year marked the 13th time that the Lions Club has done a consignment auction as a fundraising activity. Approximately 300 people showed up to the event this year, which had over 100 items up for auction....
08/02/2017 - 5:09pm
Franklin County community members donned their capes and unleashed their inner superhero at the Franklin County Relay For Life on Saturday, July 29. The event raised over $72,000 as of Monday, July 31. Relay For Life is an American Cancer Society charity event that is put on in local communities to celebrate cancer survivors, remember those who...
07/19/2017 - 2:15pm
The Thornton City Council made a decision about repairs, and payment for them, for broken drainage tile in town during the July 10 meeting. Over the past few months, the council has been faced with making a decision on what to do about a portion of broken drainage tile at Sunnyside Development. The tile, and whose responsibility it is to fix it...
07/12/2017 - 4:06pm
Fireworks at the annual Independence Day celebration in Rockwell went off with no major incidents this year. In total, the Rockwell Fire Department — which hosts the explosive display every year — shot off $6,000 worth of fireworks during the July 3 event at Linn Grove Park. This amounts to approximately 200 shells and over 100 ground...
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