The Wilkerson family, which includes (from left) Les, Rosalie and Rosemary, are showcasing their holiday decor during the Dec. 6 “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” homes tour. The tour features five local homes and is a fund-raiser for the Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce.
Christmas may be more than a month away, but the Wilkerson family of Holton is already ready.
Erin (shown above) and Dr. Vance Lassey of Holton have opened Penny’s on the west side of the Square. The front portion of the building serves as a coffee shop while the back of the building has been remodeled as a large event space available to rent.
Erin and Dr. Vance Lassey of Holton have transformed the former J.C. Penney building on the west side of the Holton Square into a coffee shop with a large event space available for receptions, parties and other special occasions.
Members of The Holton Recorder’s 2014 All-County girls cross country team are pictured above, including (front row, left to right) Katie Hanshaw (RVHS), Alex Myers (HHS), Kaitlynn Little (JHHS), (back row, left to right) Tamo Thomas (RVHS), Kaytlyn Gooderl (RVHS), Emily Degenhardt (HHS) and Alexis Rieschick (JHHS).
While only one runner from Jackson County qualified for state cross country competition this season, that did not detract from the successes had by several Holton, Jackson Heights and Royal Valley runners this fall.
The Holton Recorder’s All-County boys cross country team is pictured above and includes (front row, left to right) Kwaki Spoonhunter (RVHS), Seth Holliday (JHHS), Riley Strader (HHS), (back row, left to right) Patrick Broxterman (RVHS), Eugene Masquat (RVHS), Braden Dohl (JHHS) and Tristan Parks (HHS).
Competing in a couple of tough leagues this fall, including one that featured an eventual state runner-up, the Jackson County boys cross country teams held their own week in and week out.
“Fiddler on the Roof,” one of the most popular Broadway musicals, is being staged this weekend by Holton High School students. In the scene above, Motel, a poor tailor played by Tel Wittmer, rejoiced over the fact that he could afford a sewing machine for his business. Additional cast members, who were also excited for Motel, included from left Emma Wittmer, Anne Bowser, Mary Gorden and Torin Kaboudan.
The plight of Jews and Orthodox Christians in pre-revolutionary Russia may not make for great comedy, but it inspired one of the most popular Broadway musicals in history, and Holton High School will bring that musical to its stage this weekend.
Members of The Holton Recorder’s All-County volleyball team are pictured above and include (front row, left to right) Megan Rhule (HHS), Mallory Fate (HHS), Jaycee Worrell (RVHS), Caitlin Burns (RVHS), (back row, left to right) Hayley Thompson (HHS), Aidan Allen (JHHS), Sarah Beam (RVHS), Hannah Beam (RVHS) and Anna Johnson (RVHS).
The Wilkerson family, which includes (from left) Les, Rosalie and Rosemary, are showcasing their holiday decor during the Dec. 6 “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” homes tour. The tour features five local homes and is a fund-raiser for the Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce.
Erin (shown above) and Dr. Vance Lassey of Holton have opened Penny’s on the west side of the Square. The front portion of the building serves as a coffee shop while the back of the building has been remodeled as a large event space available to rent.
Members of The Holton Recorder’s 2014 All-County girls cross country team are pictured above, including (front row, left to right) Katie Hanshaw (RVHS), Alex Myers (HHS), Kaitlynn Little (JHHS), (back row, left to right) Tamo Thomas (RVHS), Kaytlyn Gooderl (RVHS), Emily Degenhardt (HHS) and Alexis Rieschick (JHHS).
The Holton Recorder’s All-County boys cross country team is pictured above and includes (front row, left to right) Kwaki Spoonhunter (RVHS), Seth Holliday (JHHS), Riley Strader (HHS), (back row, left to right) Patrick Broxterman (RVHS), Eugene Masquat (RVHS), Braden Dohl (JHHS) and Tristan Parks (HHS).
“Fiddler on the Roof,” one of the most popular Broadway musicals, is being staged this weekend by Holton High School students. In the scene above, Motel, a poor tailor played by Tel Wittmer, rejoiced over the fact that he could afford a sewing machine for his business. Additional cast members, who were also excited for Motel, included from left Emma Wittmer, Anne Bowser, Mary Gorden and Torin Kaboudan.
Members of The Holton Recorder’s All-County volleyball team are pictured above and include (front row, left to right) Megan Rhule (HHS), Mallory Fate (HHS), Jaycee Worrell (RVHS), Caitlin Burns (RVHS), (back row, left to right) Hayley Thompson (HHS), Aidan Allen (JHHS), Sarah Beam (RVHS), Hannah Beam (RVHS) and Anna Johnson (RVHS).
  This season was a highly competitive one for volleyball teams around Jackson County as was evidenced in particular by the Holton and Royal Valley squads finishing in the top three of the Big Seven League standings, which led to a lot of highlights. Royal Valley had a lot of those this fall as the...
HHS tight end Nils Bergsten (shown above, right) lays out for a block in order to spring RB Luis Butto (left) for a big run in the sectional game against Columbus. Butto had an impressive night for Holton, finishing with 145 total rushing yards and one touchdown on 14 carries, but the Wildcats came up just short in a 22-21 loss.
  Football, as has been stated an immeasurable number of times, is a game of inches and that very much proved to be the case in Holton’s sectional showdown in Columbus on Friday. Holding a six-point lead with a little over 13 seconds left in the game, the Wildcat defense forced the Titans into a...
  With the fall transitioning into winter, some collegiate athletes from Jackson County have or are wrapping up their seasons, while others are just getting started. Some of those athletes who have closed out the fall season include some highly successful spikers on the volleyball court, like JHHS...
Donations of food and volunteer help for this year’s Community Thanksgiving Dinner are slow coming in, dinner organizer Freda Galer said, and with a week to go before the dinner, it’s a concern. “So far, we’ve only got four pies, five gallons of green beans and 15 packs of stuffing,” Galer said. “...

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Donations of food and volunteer help for this year’s Community Thanksgiving Dinner are slow coming in, dinner organizer Freda Galer said, and with a week to go before the dinner, it’s a concern.

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Members of The Holton Recorder’s All-County volleyball team are pictured above and include (front row, left to right) Megan Rhule (HHS), Mallory Fate (HHS), Jaycee Worrell (RVHS), Caitlin Burns (RVHS), (back row, left to right) Hayley Thompson (HHS), Aidan Allen (JHHS), Sarah Beam (RVHS), Hannah Beam (RVHS) and Anna Johnson (RVHS).
  This season was a highly competitive one for volleyball teams around Jackson County as was evidenced in particular by the Holton and Royal Valley squads finishing in the top three of the Big...

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