The free Mayetta spray park has been busy all summer. On one afternoon, this group of children enjoyed all the amenities at the park. Those shown from left to right include Lilya Thompson, Hank Thompson, Cecelia Thompson, Xander Seltmann and Cash Seltmann. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
The free Mayetta spray park has been busy all summer, especially recently as temperatures have reached 100 degrees. On one afternoon, this group of children enjoyed all the amenities at the park while their mothers watched nearby in the shade.
Meadowlark District Extension Agents Teresa Hatfield (at left) and Ross Mosteller are now writing Extension columns that appear in The Holton Recorder and other newspapers in the area. Hatfield is the new district agent for family and community wellness and will be based out of the Holton office, while Mosteller has taken on livestock and natural resources duties from the Seneca office. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Meadowlark District Extension Agents Teresa Hatfield (at left) and Ross Mosteller are now writing Extension columns that appear in The Holton Recorder and other newspapers in the area.
Former Jackson Heights band teacher Laura Holliday (shown at left) led the Jackson County Community Band through a performance of “March On, America,” a medley of patriotic marches that was one of eight patriotic pieces played by the band to kick off the annual Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce July Jubilee, held recently at Banner Creek Reservoir. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Former Jackson Heights band teacher Laura Holliday (at left) led the Jackson County Community Band through a performance of “March On, America,” a medley of patriotic marches that was one of eight patriotic pieces played by the band to kick off th
Retired Meadowlark Extension District agents Jody Holthaus (left) and Nancy Nelson will serve as grand marshals of this year’s Jackson County Fair Parade, set for Wednesday, July 27. Holthaus and Nelson came to Jackson County in 1988 and were familiar faces around the Extension office until their retirements in late 2021. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
For more than 30 years, Jody Holthaus and Nancy Nelson served the people of Jackson County as Kansas State University Extension agents, providing advice on agricultural and home science topics and working with 4-H kids to build a better Jackson Co
Karlie Albright (shown above at right) of the Hoyt Livewires showed the grand champion at the Jackson County Fair 4-H beef show, a home-raised steer that was also tops in its individual category. Shown with Albright is beef show judge Taylor Ohlde of Winchester.
The free Mayetta spray park has been busy all summer. On one afternoon, this group of children enjoyed all the amenities at the park. Those shown from left to right include Lilya Thompson, Hank Thompson, Cecelia Thompson, Xander Seltmann and Cash Seltmann. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Meadowlark District Extension Agents Teresa Hatfield (at left) and Ross Mosteller are now writing Extension columns that appear in The Holton Recorder and other newspapers in the area. Hatfield is the new district agent for family and community wellness and will be based out of the Holton office, while Mosteller has taken on livestock and natural resources duties from the Seneca office. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Josie Barrow (at left in the photo above) and Charlotte Cyphers prepared school lunches for families who drove to Holton Elementary School on Monday to pick them up. The meals for the day, part of the school’s summer meal program, included hamburgers and the next day’s breakfast. Summer meals, available for children ages 1-18 at no cost, are being offered at Holton and Royal Valley through Friday, July 29.
Former Jackson Heights band teacher Laura Holliday (shown at left) led the Jackson County Community Band through a performance of “March On, America,” a medley of patriotic marches that was one of eight patriotic pieces played by the band to kick off the annual Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce July Jubilee, held recently at Banner Creek Reservoir. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Retired Meadowlark Extension District agents Jody Holthaus (left) and Nancy Nelson will serve as grand marshals of this year’s Jackson County Fair Parade, set for Wednesday, July 27. Holthaus and Nelson came to Jackson County in 1988 and were familiar faces around the Extension office until their retirements in late 2021. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Editor’s note: This article is fourth in a series about young professionals in the Jackson County community who returned to the community after college to build successful careers.    After graduating from Jackson Heights High School in 2005, Casey Patterson knew he wanted a career that would touch...
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and the Holton Police Department will host a National Night Out event here on Tuesday, Aug. 9, it was reported.  The second annual event will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the east side of the Jackson County Courthouse and will include a free meal and...
In late 2015, American Legion Riders Post 44 and other military veteran service groups in Holton took on a fund-raising drive to have a monument honoring Jackson County’s Purple Heart Medal recipients installed in Linscott Park, a goal they were able to accomplish in May of 2017. Now, the Legion...

Sports

Jackson Heights senior Jason Bosley (No. 22 in the white jersey) is shown attempting a jumpshot during the Cobras' recent game against ACCHS.
The Jackson Heights High School boys basketball team was unable to overcome a second-quarter explosion from the ACCHS Tigers and ended up with a 50-36 home court loss. “We started out well in...

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