Kansas Highway Patrol troopers investigated the scene of a single-vehicle fatality accident on Tuesday morning about three miles north of Holton. The accident claimed the life of Topeka resident Anthony Bostick, who was ejected from the vehicle when it crossed the centerline, left the roadway and rolled, ending up in a pasture just north of 262nd Road on U.S. Highway 75.
A Topeka man became the second person to die in a traffic accident in Jackson County in 2017 in a rollover accident that occurred early Tuesday on U.S. Highway 75 about three miles north of Holton.
Holton Water and Sewer Superintendent Dennis Ashcraft on Monday evening mapped out the area around Holton's Town Square that will be affected when work to replace faulty water valves in the area of Fifth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue is being done.
Three in-ground water main valves at the intersection of Fifth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue — all near Holton City Hall — will need to be replaced before Holton’s street department begins brick restoration work on Fifth east of Pennsy
Holton High School's Bree Teter (on bench) lifted the barbell in the girls' competition during Monday's HHS Liftathon while being spotted by (from left) coaches Carlene McManigal, Janelle Noel and Stephanie Ryan.
Kansas Rep. Francis Awerkamp (at left) addressed an audience of about 20 at Saturday's legislative forum about how his first year as a member of the Kansas House of Representatives is going, while Rep. Randy Garber looked on. The two Republican representatives — from St. Marys and Sabetha, respectively — were the only state legislators to attend the annual Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce-sponsored event, held in the Jackson County Courthouse meeting room.
Funding for education and highway safety were among topics that Jackson County residents shared with the two members of the Kansas House of Representatives who cover the county during a Saturday morning forum at the Jackson County Court
Kansas Highway Patrol troopers investigated the scene of a single-vehicle fatality accident on Tuesday morning about three miles north of Holton. The accident claimed the life of Topeka resident Anthony Bostick, who was ejected from the vehicle when it crossed the centerline, left the roadway and rolled, ending up in a pasture just north of 262nd Road on U.S. Highway 75.
Holton Water and Sewer Superintendent Dennis Ashcraft on Monday evening mapped out the area around Holton's Town Square that will be affected when work to replace faulty water valves in the area of Fifth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue is being done.
A Dollar Tree sign was recently added along U.S. Highway 75 in Holton, announcing the opening of the store in the building adjacent to Tractor Supply at 209 Arizona Ave. The new store is expected to open at the end of the month. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Royal Valley Elementary School third-grade students performed "Journey Into Outer Space" as part of their spring program at the school recently. Under the direction of Melissa Kimble, the students performed such songs as "Blast Off," "We're Zooming Into Space," "The Pluto Song" and "I Am An Alien." (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Kansas Rep. Francis Awerkamp (at left) addressed an audience of about 20 at Saturday's legislative forum about how his first year as a member of the Kansas House of Representatives is going, while Rep. Randy Garber looked on. The two Republican representatives — from St. Marys and Sabetha, respectively — were the only state legislators to attend the annual Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce-sponsored event, held in the Jackson County Courthouse meeting room.
  For the second year in a row af­ter a perceived population boost in 2014, Jackson County saw its population declining, according to estimates released last week by the U.S. Census Bureau. The county’s estimated popula­tion on July 1, 2016 was 13,291, a drop of 37 from the July 1, 2015 estimate of...
  Summer chip-and-seal projects on 15 miles of county roads have been approved by the Jackson County Commission. Eric Fritz and Earl Bahret, road and bridge department co-supervisors, recently outlined the proposed projects, which include overlaying existing chip-and-seal roads. Like last year, no...
  A new service club aimed at helping youth in the community may be formed in Holton. State Kiwanis officers are hosting an informational meeting at 5:30 p.m. today at the Beck-Bookman Library to see if there is interest in starting a Kiwanis Club here. “Kiwanis is a club that is focused on serving...
Derogatory comments made by two Holton police officers and a City of Holton dispatcher last July about a Holton woman and her family — as recorded by one of the officers’ body cameras — have prompted members of the family and their supporters to ask for action from the Holton City Commission....

Sports

The Holton High School varsity baseball team started practicing Feb. 27  and already has six or seven outdoor practices under its belt. HHS head baseball coach Joe Purcell is in his 17th season...

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