Luke Simmons (shown above) gets a good grip on his sheep and tries to hang on while competing in the Mutton Busting competition at the fifth annual Jackson County Rodeo at the Northeast Kansas Heritage Complex arena on Friday night.
  The Jackson County Fair kicked off this past weekend with the fifth annual rodeo competition held on Friday and Saturday. The results for the rodeo are as follows: Ranch Bronc Friday, July 24
Thirteen-year-old Olivia Yingst (right) found herself having to deal with a somewhat unruly crossbred market steer at Tuesday’s Jackson County Fair beef show at the Northeast Kansas Heritage Complex, but the struggle paid off in the end. Yingst’s animal was named grand champion market steer of the show by judge Kayla Bodenhausen (center), after being named best heavyweight crossbred steer and best overall crossbred steer. Also shown in the photo above is 4-H Ambassador John Kennedy.
Grand champions have been awarded at this year's Jackson County Fair. 
Holton Community Hospital CEO Carrie Saia (center) is shown with Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (right) Tuesday at a Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health hearing about rural health care.
Carrie Saia, CEO of Holton Community Hospital, testified in Washington, D.C. Tuesday at a Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health hearing to discuss rural healthcare disparities created by Medicare regulations. 
Forrestal Hickman (shown above) explodes upwards during a plyometric drill as part of a workout with Russ Riederer in the HHS weight room recently. The former Wildcat will be reporting to training camp with the San Diego Chargers at the end of the month.
  Take one look at Holton native Forrestal Hickman and one of the first thoughts that will probably cross your mind is, ‘that guy looks like an NFL player.’
Jesse Lynch (at right) waited for a delivery of street bricks from Clint Lovell so that he could finish laying another row of bricks in the 600 block of Wisconsin Avenue on Tuesday afternoon.
A special rescue training session was held for area firefighters last Saturday utilizing two Royal Valley school buses that were set to be salvaged.
Luke Simmons (shown above) gets a good grip on his sheep and tries to hang on while competing in the Mutton Busting competition at the fifth annual Jackson County Rodeo at the Northeast Kansas Heritage Complex arena on Friday night.
Thirteen-year-old Olivia Yingst (right) found herself having to deal with a somewhat unruly crossbred market steer at Tuesday’s Jackson County Fair beef show at the Northeast Kansas Heritage Complex, but the struggle paid off in the end. Yingst’s animal was named grand champion market steer of the show by judge Kayla Bodenhausen (center), after being named best heavyweight crossbred steer and best overall crossbred steer. Also shown in the photo above is 4-H Ambassador John Kennedy.
Holton Community Hospital CEO Carrie Saia (center) is shown with Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (right) Tuesday at a Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health hearing about rural health care.
Forrestal Hickman (shown above) explodes upwards during a plyometric drill as part of a workout with Russ Riederer in the HHS weight room recently. The former Wildcat will be reporting to training camp with the San Diego Chargers at the end of the month.
HHS wrestler Ethan Brownell (shown above, at left) tries to reverse out of a pin attempt by teammate Damon Ruckman as the young Wildcats fine-tuned their technique during the team camp held recently. Brownell and Ruckman are part of a young class that could be crucial to Holton’s success next winter after the departure of another strong group of senior wrestlers.
  While it would be easy for a team with as much recent success as the Holton High School wrestling squad to rest on its laurels, the Wildcats have done anything but that the past few summers. After earning trophies (two firsts and a third in 2015) at the Class 4A state tournament the past three...
  Given it’s late July, it’s plenty hot enough as it is, but for baseball fans the temperature may get cranked up even further with the midseason trade deadline looming this Friday. The hot stove started heating up once again last Thursday when the Houston Astros nabbed pitcher Scott Kazmir in a...
Luke Simmons (shown above) gets a good grip on his sheep and tries to hang on while competing in the Mutton Busting competition at the fifth annual Jackson County Rodeo at the Northeast Kansas Heritage Complex arena on Friday night.
  The Jackson County Fair kicked off this past weekend with the fifth annual rodeo competition held on Friday and Saturday. The results for the rodeo are as follows: Ranch Bronc Friday, July 24 1. Rustin Dymond Saturday, July 25 1. Quinter Brackenberry Breakaway Roping Friday, July 24 1. Shae...
Thirteen-year-old Olivia Yingst (right) found herself having to deal with a somewhat unruly crossbred market steer at Tuesday’s Jackson County Fair beef show at the Northeast Kansas Heritage Complex, but the struggle paid off in the end. Yingst’s animal was named grand champion market steer of the show by judge Kayla Bodenhausen (center), after being named best heavyweight crossbred steer and best overall crossbred steer. Also shown in the photo above is 4-H Ambassador John Kennedy.
Grand champions have been awarded at this year's Jackson County Fair. 

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Thirteen-year-old Olivia Yingst (right) found herself having to deal with a somewhat unruly crossbred market steer at Tuesday’s Jackson County Fair beef show at the Northeast Kansas Heritage Complex, but the struggle paid off in the end. Yingst’s animal was named grand champion market steer of the show by judge Kayla Bodenhausen (center), after being named best heavyweight crossbred steer and best overall crossbred steer. Also shown in the photo above is 4-H Ambassador John Kennedy.

Grand champions have been awarded at this year's Jackson County Fair. 

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HHS wrestler Ethan Brownell (shown above, at left) tries to reverse out of a pin attempt by teammate Damon Ruckman as the young Wildcats fine-tuned their technique during the team camp held recently. Brownell and Ruckman are part of a young class that could be crucial to Holton’s success next winter after the departure of another strong group of senior wrestlers.
  While it would be easy for a team with as much recent success as the Holton High School wrestling squad to rest on its laurels, the Wildcats have done anything but that the past few summers...

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