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04/19/2017 - 2:39pm
Rockwell and Doughtrey were among the towns that hosted Easter egg hunts this past weekend. Check out more photos on page 2 of this week's issue.
04/19/2017 - 2:37pm
     The West Fork Board of Education approved the senior class trip and a number of staff changes at their regular meeting on Monday, April 17.      Two seniors were present at the meeting to present their ideas for the senior class trip.      The plan is to go to Chicago for two nights, as a...
04/19/2017 - 2:36pm
     Driving by Dustin Pillard’s farm just north of Rockwell, cattle are likely to be seen grazing in his fields. The livestock on Pillard’s farm aren’t just any bovine; these are mini cattle.      Pillard’s specializes in a miniature version of cattle, specifically bred to be small in...
04/19/2017 - 2:31pm
     In April of 1957, a 17-year-old high school student walked into The Sheffield Press and asked for a job as a printer, and 60 years later, Jack Zimmerman is still there, writing and printing from that same office.      Zimmerman already had a job delivering milk from the local dairy in the morning, and went...
04/19/2017 - 1:53pm
Program participation among non-white students has been on upward trajectory over last seven years      A Franklin County 4-H Data for Decisions Makers report was released this past February, outlining trends of participation and club membership in respective Iowa counties, and state 4-H state data. During the 2015-2016 school...
04/13/2017 - 4:32pm
Thursday, April 6 the West Fork Middle School held their Spring Concert. The concert include singing, dancing, “Star Wars”, “You’ve Got A Friend In Me” and more. Groups taking part in the evening’s entertainment were the Fifth Grade Band and Choir, Sixth Grade Band and Choir, 7/8th Grade Choir. These photos are...
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