Regarded as one of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation’s greatest modern tribal leaders, Gary E. Mitchell died Friday at a Topeka hospital, it has been reported.
Alyssa Carlisle (left), a sixth-grade student at Royal Valley Middle School, won the Jackson County Spelling Bee on Saturday, while Kassidy Fisher (right), a sixth-grade student at Holton Middle School, took second place in the bee. Both will go to the regional spelling bee on Saturday, March 7 at Seaman High School in Topeka.
Halfway through the annual Jackson County Spelling Bee on Saturday, Royal Valley Middle School sixth-grader Alyssa Carlisle was sitting in the audience as its champion, having proven herself able to jettison her competition early.
A groundbreaking for Homestead Affordable Housing’s new Prairie View Senior Residences was held Monday in Holton near the town’s soccer fields. Those assisting with the groundbreaking include (from left) Fred Bentley of the KHRC, Brad Reiff, HAH board member; Barry McMurphy of the KHRC, Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins, Holton Mayor Bob Dieckmann, Todd Heitschmidt of Central National Bank, Larry Krier of LK Architecture, 61st District Rep. Becky Hutchins and AJ Caputo of Accel Construction LLC.
Homestead Affordable Housing, Inc. of Holton is one step closer to providing additional affordable housing for local seniors.
The Holton Fire Department is looking for a few good volunteers — not just to fight fires, but to “serve their community and help others out,” according to Holton Fire Chief Kevin Ingels.
A king and queen of the Jackson Heights High School court will be selected from these six seniors for this year’s winter courtwarming ceremony, to be held at halftime of the Cobra boys varsity basketball game against Maur Hill High School on Friday, Feb. 6. Queen candidates, from left to right on front row, are Payton Thomas, Jordan Wells and Jessica Keehn; king candidates, from left to right on back row, are Austin Amon, Lane Slocum and Logan Wells.
Alyssa Carlisle (left), a sixth-grade student at Royal Valley Middle School, won the Jackson County Spelling Bee on Saturday, while Kassidy Fisher (right), a sixth-grade student at Holton Middle School, took second place in the bee. Both will go to the regional spelling bee on Saturday, March 7 at Seaman High School in Topeka.
Holton's Shay Tanking (shown above, second from left) pulls up for a shot in the middle of the lane during the second half of the Wildcats' league showdown with Royal Valley. Tanking had a key basket off a steal late, as Holton's defense helped it pick up a 49-44 victory over Royal Valley.
A groundbreaking for Homestead Affordable Housing’s new Prairie View Senior Residences was held Monday in Holton near the town’s soccer fields. Those assisting with the groundbreaking include (from left) Fred Bentley of the KHRC, Brad Reiff, HAH board member; Barry McMurphy of the KHRC, Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins, Holton Mayor Bob Dieckmann, Todd Heitschmidt of Central National Bank, Larry Krier of LK Architecture, 61st District Rep. Becky Hutchins and AJ Caputo of Accel Construction LLC.
Regarded as one of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation’s greatest modern tribal leaders, Gary E. Mitchell died Friday at a Topeka hospital, it has been reported. Mitchell, 63, is being remembered as a driving force for the Potawatomi tribe in the 1990s and 2000s, when the tribe and state of Kansas...
Alyssa Carlisle (left), a sixth-grade student at Royal Valley Middle School, won the Jackson County Spelling Bee on Saturday, while Kassidy Fisher (right), a sixth-grade student at Holton Middle School, took second place in the bee. Both will go to the regional spelling bee on Saturday, March 7 at Seaman High School in Topeka.
Halfway through the annual Jackson County Spelling Bee on Saturday, Royal Valley Middle School sixth-grader Alyssa Carlisle was sitting in the audience as its champion, having proven herself able to jettison her competition early. Carlisle correctly spelled “jettison” to win the spelling bee and...
A Mayetta teen convicted on two counts of indecent liberties with a 3-year-old girl received a 16-month juvenile detention sentence on Wednesday, with the possibility that the sentence may last another 10 years if he violates the terms of the juvenile sentence. Jackson County District Court Judge...

Sports

Heights guard Seth Holliday (shown above, middle) drives to the basket before dishing off to teammate Zane Richter (right) for an easy two points in a recent game against Silver Lake. The Cobras got going in transition and never looked back in a 63-48 victory over the Eagles.
  Like any good story, a basketball game has a beginning, a middle and an end and, like a captivating author, the Jackson Heights boys basketball team has drawn fans in repeatedly this season...

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