Gunnery Sgt. Max Coons (left) of the U.S. Marine Corps and Jack Pittaway of the Holton VFW Riders stuffed red bags full of toys and other “stocking stuffers” at the Holton National Guard Armory on Tuesday morning in preparation for distribution through the Toys for Tots program. This is the first year that the program, involving the collection and distribution of new toys to children in need during the Christmas season, has been done in Holton, Pittaway said, but the first time has been a huge success.
Jack Pittaway of the Holton VFW Post 1367 Riders spent Tuesday morning at the Holton National Guard Armory with some of his fellow veterans putting toys into a big red bag — just like kids imagine Santa Claus would do the night before Christmas.
Cobra Korby Strube (shown above, middle) slices through the lane for a basket in Friday's home game against the Raiders. A lot of things went right for JHHS on offense as the team picked up a 50-27 victory in its first game.
  Early on in the Cobras’ opening game of the basketball season against Immaculata on Friday, it seemed like the Jackson Heights boys could do no wrong on offense.
Bridging and improving relations between Jackson County officials and the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation was one of the late Jim Potter’s goals, and in his lifetime, he managed to rise above and beyond that goal.
Gunnery Sgt. Max Coons (left) of the U.S. Marine Corps and Jack Pittaway of the Holton VFW Riders stuffed red bags full of toys and other “stocking stuffers” at the Holton National Guard Armory on Tuesday morning in preparation for distribution through the Toys for Tots program. This is the first year that the program, involving the collection and distribution of new toys to children in need during the Christmas season, has been done in Holton, Pittaway said, but the first time has been a huge success.
Holton's Kyler Tannahill (shown above, top) gets position on his opponent to set up a pin in one of the matches in the Wildcats' dual against Jeff West. Tannahill was one of several young wrestlers to turn in strong performances in the double dual at HHS.
Santa, played by Mikey Wamego, helped usher in "A Relaxing Christmas," with help from his elves and reindeer. Third and fourth grade students at Royal Valley held their winter program last week that featured a holiday parade, hip hop turkeys and the rules for Christmas.
Cobra Korby Strube (shown above, middle) slices through the lane for a basket in Friday's home game against the Raiders. A lot of things went right for JHHS on offense as the team picked up a 50-27 victory in its first game.
"Rudolph, with your nose so bright, won't you guide my sleigh tonight?" That was the question that Santa, played by Ethan Peterson (left), asked Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, played by Logan Heineken, during Thursday's Christmas concert featuring second-grade students from Colorado Elementary School. The concert was held in the Holton High School auditorium.
Gunnery Sgt. Max Coons (left) of the U.S. Marine Corps and Jack Pittaway of the Holton VFW Riders stuffed red bags full of toys and other “stocking stuffers” at the Holton National Guard Armory on Tuesday morning in preparation for distribution through the Toys for Tots program. This is the first year that the program, involving the collection and distribution of new toys to children in need during the Christmas season, has been done in Holton, Pittaway said, but the first time has been a huge success.
Jack Pittaway of the Holton VFW Post 1367 Riders spent Tuesday morning at the Holton National Guard Armory with some of his fellow veterans putting toys into a big red bag — just like kids imagine Santa Claus would do the night before Christmas. These toys — cars, teddy bears, dolls, sports...
Whether streets in Holton’s industrial park should be rebuilt with asphalt or concrete should be left to the engineering firm chosen by the city to handle the street reconstruction project, Holton Street Superintendent Rex Cameron told the Holton City Commission on Monday. The commission agreed to...
The first half of the 2014 Real Estate and Personal Property taxes must be paid or postmarked by Saturday, Dec. 20, it has been announced. Taxes may also be paid online at the Web site www.kansas.gov/propertytax. The second half of the taxes is due May 10, 2015. If a taxpayer misses the Dec. 20...
The Holton Recorder will publish one edition of the newspaper instead of two for the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s holiday weeks, it has been announced. The Christmas week edition will be published on Monday, Dec. 22. The New Year’s week edition will be published on Monday, Dec. 29. The...

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Holton's Kyler Tannahill (shown above, top) gets position on his opponent to set up a pin in one of the matches in the Wildcats' dual against Jeff West. Tannahill was one of several young wrestlers to turn in strong performances in the double dual at HHS.
  For a Holton wrestling team that went 4-1 in a dual tournament with several 5A and 6A teams to start the season, with its only loss coming by two points to the top-ranked team in Class 4A (...

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