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.
New Holton residents Brandi Lopez (left) and Shaun Gates are the proud parents of Harley Raelynn Gates, the first baby born in 2015 at Holton Community Hospital.
Holton Community Hospital’s first baby born in 2015 is Harley Raelynn Gates, and she is the daughter of new Holton residents Brandi Lopez, 24, and Shaun Gates, 36.
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.
New Holton residents Brandi Lopez (left) and Shaun Gates are the proud parents of Harley Raelynn Gates, the first baby born in 2015 at Holton Community Hospital.
Cobra Taylor Abel (shown above, back right) pulls up for a short jumper in the second half of Tuesday's game against JCN. Abel and the rest of the Jackson Heights girls put together a strong team effort on the way to a 47-33 victory over JCN.
Jackson County Clerk Kathy Mick (right) swore in Rob Ladner as the Jackson County Commissioner for District One on Monday in the commissioners' chamber at the Courthouse. Ladner began his four-year term that afternoon.
  By Brian Sanders A Topeka teen charged with the abuse of a 7-month-old Holton boy received a sentence of nearly nine years in prison during a sentencing hearing Friday morning in Jackson County District Court. Koylen McKinney, 18, showed no emotion as District Court Judge Micheal Ireland...
  By Brian Sanders 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...
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 thanks to some enticing introductory chapters. Tuesday night was no different and one of the most dominant...
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.
  For the second time in as many games, the Holton girls had to sweat out a win on the basketball court and even trailed for almost the entire second half before pulling off the comeback and securing a 49-44 win over county rival Royal Valley on Friday. When the going got tough, the Wildcats relied...

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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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