Lynn Rinkes (left), one of the new owners of Holton Meat Processing, is proud to offer Flint Hills Premium Natural Meats products at the facility, which the Rinkes and Pfrang families took over earlier this year. Rinkes is shown in the photo above with some of the facility’s employees, including (from left to right) Ritchie Warren, Dana Klahr, Samantha Carskaddon, Cassey Schooler and Tyler Area. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
  Two local families who have been producing Angus cattle in the Holton area for several years re­cently purchased the Holton Meat Processing facility in an effort to get more Angus beef to the area market.
Lilly Rooks (left), a seventh-grader at Royal Valley Middle School, recently took first place in the junior documentary division at the State History Day competition for her 11-minute film “Tragedy and Greatness: The Encounters of Ron Klerk de Reus.” She will now compete at National History Day this summer. Also shown in the photo are Brenda Hainey (middle), RVMS education technology specialist; Nathan McAlister (right), RVMS history teacher; and RVMS Principal John Linn (left rear). (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
A documentary about her former neighbor in Hoyt – a man who survived the Dutch famine during World War II and later became an accomplished chef in America – is sending Royal Valley seventh-grade student Lilly Rooks to the National History Day comp
David Yennerell (left) and Rudy Foster, working for LeGrand Construction of Kansas City, Mo., worked on Tuesday morning to replace some external lighting at the Holton Sonic Drive-In, where a week and a half of renovations inside and out were wrapping up on Tuesday. The restaurant — which features new ordering stations, as shown in the photo above — was expected to reopen Wednesday.
On Tuesday morning, Shannon Smith was overseeing a flurry of finishing touches on renovations at Holton’s Sonic Drive-In restaurant.
Royal Valley USD 337 received two $5,000 grants from CenturyLink recently. One of the $5,000 grants was awarded to the high school technology classroom. Pictured are (from left) Teri Griffiths (teacher), Susan Pfrang (director of curriculum and instruction), Travis Van Vleck (assistant high school principal), Jim Holloman (high school principal) and Steven Rumple (CenturyLink representative).
Meal prices at Royal Valley schools will increase slightly next school year in order for the district to be in compliance with federal regulations.
Lynn Rinkes (left), one of the new owners of Holton Meat Processing, is proud to offer Flint Hills Premium Natural Meats products at the facility, which the Rinkes and Pfrang families took over earlier this year. Rinkes is shown in the photo above with some of the facility’s employees, including (from left to right) Ritchie Warren, Dana Klahr, Samantha Carskaddon, Cassey Schooler and Tyler Area. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Lilly Rooks (left), a seventh-grader at Royal Valley Middle School, recently took first place in the junior documentary division at the State History Day competition for her 11-minute film “Tragedy and Greatness: The Encounters of Ron Klerk de Reus.” She will now compete at National History Day this summer. Also shown in the photo are Brenda Hainey (middle), RVMS education technology specialist; Nathan McAlister (right), RVMS history teacher; and RVMS Principal John Linn (left rear). (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
David Yennerell (left) and Rudy Foster, working for LeGrand Construction of Kansas City, Mo., worked on Tuesday morning to replace some external lighting at the Holton Sonic Drive-In, where a week and a half of renovations inside and out were wrapping up on Tuesday. The restaurant — which features new ordering stations, as shown in the photo above — was expected to reopen Wednesday.
Royal Valley USD 337 received two $5,000 grants from CenturyLink recently. One of the $5,000 grants was awarded to the high school technology classroom. Pictured are (from left) Teri Griffiths (teacher), Susan Pfrang (director of curriculum and instruction), Travis Van Vleck (assistant high school principal), Jim Holloman (high school principal) and Steven Rumple (CenturyLink representative).
Holton third-grade students spotted some old math homework among the papers stacked at the Jackson County Recycling Center on Friday as county employee Paul Wilcox looked on. The students, who are members of Michelle Jones' and Alyse Menghini's classes, toured the recycling center on Friday, which was Earth Day. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
The work of Holton High School senior Alexandria Bontrager will be featured in Washburn University's annual Apeiron, set for this Friday.
After 15 years of use and more than $38,000 in repairs over that period, the City of Holton’s street sweeper will soon be replaced. During Monday’s Holton City Commission meeting, commissioners accepted a bid of $189,900 from Sellers Equipment of Topeka for the purchase of a new Global M3 street...
In 1988, Rex Cameron drove a 1972 Ford pickup pulling a trailer into Holton, ready to begin a new job, not knowing anyone in the city other than then-City Manager Gene Williams and not having a place to live. Since then, as Holton’s street superintendent, Cameron has built a regionally-respected...
Fund-raising for the placement of a monument in Holton’s Linscott Park to honor Jackson County’s Purple Heart recipients is complete, but project organizers noted the monument won’t be ready for its planned Memorial Day unveiling. Mike McManigal, director of American Legion Riders Post 44 in Holton...
Kansas Rep. Becky Hutchins
  Republican Becky Hutchins, who represents the 61st District in the Kansas House of Representatives, has announced that she will not seek re-election. “First, let me say how much I have appreciated your support these past two years,” Hutchins said in a press release. “These have been challenging...

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After 15 years of use and more than $38,000 in repairs over that period, the City of Holton’s street sweeper will soon be replaced.

Sports

The high school track season kicked off Tuesday for Holton and Jackson Heights athletes as Holton hosted an invitational. In the photo above, Jackson Heights runners Austin Mock (left) and Garret...

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