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Holton Municipal Pool lifeguard Michaela Adcock (right) held Karis Owens, a student in the "Tadpoles" class for three- and four-year-olds at swimming lessons this week, afloat in the wading pool to teach Owens how to float on her back in the water during Tuesday morning's swim class. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
*/ Holton Municipal Pool lifeguard Michaela Adcock (right) held Karis Owens, a student in the "Tadpoles" class for three- and four-year-olds at swimming lessons this week, afloat in the wading pool to teach Owens how to float on her back in the water during Tuesday morning's swim class.
July Jubilee is planned for Saturday, July 1, at Banner Creek Reservoir, and the annual event will feature music, vendors, activities for children and a large fireworks display by 2 Kirks Fireworks. Sponsored by the Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, the 11th-annual event kicks off at 5 p.m...
Budget proposals for fiscal year 2018 in the City of Holton’s water and wastewater, electrical production and electrical distribution departments were heard on Monday by the Holton City Commission, which noted that those three departments were “holding the line” on their budget requests. During the...
For many, the focus of the annual Jackson County Fair is what the county’s 4-H kids have been up to with their animals and various projects. For others, the fair means carnival time — and this year’s fair will have more to offer those who come for the rides and games than in previous years,...
Fifty area veterans will be honored for their service Saturday during the third annual Quilts of Valor event in Holton.  The event will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Holton, 1401 W. Fourth St. The community band will perform from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. A meal of pork, green beans, ham,...
Kortnee VanDonge (left) and Cali VanAusdall (right) are two of several Holton High School students who are volunteering to serve free lunches to children at the Holton Elementary School each Monday through Friday in June. Through Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas two free lunch sites have been set up in Holton so children don’t go hungry through the summer months.  (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
  More than 60 area children are currently being fed a free lunch in Holton each day as part of a volunteer lunch program through Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. Lunches are being offered Monday through Friday in Holton to children ages 18 and under at two sites, Holton Elementary School...
  A special delinquent tax sale will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, July 10, for 10 tracts of land in Jackson County, it has been reported. The owners of the lots for sale have been delinquent on paying their taxes for the past three years and were unable to pay the amount due in full by the time...
The cost for Jackson County to dispose of used oil is expensive, and the county commissioners and Mixie Schafer, noxious weed and environmental services director, recently discussed charging a fee when accepting oil from county residents.  Currently, Schafer said that the county doesn’t have a set...
Teachers in the Jackson Heights school district will receive a base salary increase of $125 for the 2017-18 school year, according to a teacher salary contract approved on Monday by the USD 335 Board of Education. With the negotiated agreement — which Superintendent and Elementary Principal...

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