Panther Hayden Fenske (shown above, at left) slides safely into third base during the first game of a doubleheader against Clay Center on Monday. Fenske and his teammates put together a strong all-around effort, especially in the sixth inning, to pick up a 10-4 victory over the Tigers.
  “Textbook” would be a good word to describe how Royal Valley baseball’s home opener went against Clay Center on Monday.
Ken Weigel (left) and Chad DeMoss of Ken Weigel Painting of Topeka are shown covering the tile on the first floor of the Jackson County Courthouse Tuesday evening as they prepared to paint the walls. Last Wednesday, the company began work on painting the interior of the Courthouse. Weigel said he likes to use a paint sprayer to coat the larger areas of the walls but that the finer details on some of the molding must be brushed by hand.
Ken Weigel Painting of Topeka has been hired to paint the interior of the Jackson County Courthouse. Painting began last Wednesday as it expected to continue for at least an additional week. 
Chris Gross (left) is shown receiving the Farmer of the Year Award from Holton Lions Club member Allen Arnold (right).
Chris Gross recently received the 2015 Farmer of the Year Award from the Holton Lions Club. Gross graduated from Holton High School and attended Benedictine College and Kansas State University.
Matt Werkowitch of Chris Cakes of Edgerton (shown at right) demonstrated his pancake flipping and tossing skills this morning at Penny's in Holton as part of Denison State Bank's celebration for National Agriculture Day.
Plans for a new Holton sign on the southwest corner of the Jackson County Courtyard are moving forward as more details on the proposed project were presented to county commissioners Monday.
Panther Hayden Fenske (shown above, at left) slides safely into third base during the first game of a doubleheader against Clay Center on Monday. Fenske and his teammates put together a strong all-around effort, especially in the sixth inning, to pick up a 10-4 victory over the Tigers.
Ken Weigel (left) and Chad DeMoss of Ken Weigel Painting of Topeka are shown covering the tile on the first floor of the Jackson County Courthouse Tuesday evening as they prepared to paint the walls. Last Wednesday, the company began work on painting the interior of the Courthouse. Weigel said he likes to use a paint sprayer to coat the larger areas of the walls but that the finer details on some of the molding must be brushed by hand.
Chris Gross (left) is shown receiving the Farmer of the Year Award from Holton Lions Club member Allen Arnold (right).
Jackson Heights' Lane Slocum (shown above, at right) goes up for a put back in a Class 2A state quarterfinal game against Central Plains, but it wasn't quite enough as the Cobras fell to the Oilers 67-42.
Elkhorn Lake at Rafters Park gets a new fountain, thanks to the generosity of Holton resident Jan Hodge. Funds for the fountain were donated by Hodge in memory of her husband Harold, and Parks and Rec director Mike Reichle says installing a fountain at the lake has been a longtime goal of his...
Panther Hayden Fenske (shown above, at left) slides safely into third base during the first game of a doubleheader against Clay Center on Monday. Fenske and his teammates put together a strong all-around effort, especially in the sixth inning, to pick up a 10-4 victory over the Tigers.
  “Textbook” would be a good word to describe how Royal Valley baseball’s home opener went against Clay Center on Monday. After coach Scott Ternes said he felt his team would have a chance to win some close games this season if it just hung around, the Panthers went out and proved his point as they...
Holton's Hayden May (shown above) tees off during a practice round earlier this spring. With a wide open competition to fill the varsity roster, according to coach Don Swisher, May and any other number of Wildcats could contribute to the team this spring.
  It may not be 11 straight, but with Holton High School’s golf team entering the season as three-time defending league champs there’s room to draw comparisons to a very successful Kansas basketball program. Like the Jayhawks, the HHS wildcats seem to reload rather than rebuild, though Holton has a...
  This past weekend, the first of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, was nuts, but for an entirely different reason than usual. The lack of major upsets meant the second and third round of the tourney was like a Mounds candy bar. Some teams can make you feel like a nut. This year, very few...

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Elkhorn Lake at Rafters Park gets a new fountain, thanks to the generosity of Holton resident Jan Hodge.

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Panther Hayden Fenske (shown above, at left) slides safely into third base during the first game of a doubleheader against Clay Center on Monday. Fenske and his teammates put together a strong all-around effort, especially in the sixth inning, to pick up a 10-4 victory over the Tigers.
  “Textbook” would be a good word to describe how Royal Valley baseball’s home opener went against Clay Center on Monday. After coach Scott Ternes said he felt his team would...

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