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Holton High School graduating seniors (from left to right) Macey Gross, Grace Gallagher, Sadie Walker and Taylor Moore gathered around a cell phone to check the quality of a group photo taken just before they and their classmates went through commencement ceremonies on Saturday in the HHS gym.
As graduating Holton High School senior Cooper Sheldon put it, he and his classmates have become “experts at learning” during their school years — not just in class, but in life, as those in attendance at Saturday’s HHS commencement ceremony noted. “For all the victories, there were plenty of...
Traffic tickets and other police citations will soon be issued in Holton using an electronic ticketing system instead of traditional paper tickets, according to action taken on Monday by the Holton City Commission. Commissioners approved a “pay-for-use” contract with Saltus Technologies of Tulsa,...
The deadline for local candidates to file for the upcoming primary and general elections is noon on Wednesday, June 1, at the Jackson County Clerk’s Office on the second floor of the Jackson County Courthouse. The primary election is Aug. 2 and the general election is Nov. 8. Locally, the first...
Shawna Miller is resigning from her position as Jackson County Attorney after about 14 years. Her last day will be June 1.  Miller, a Republican, was first elected to the position during the 2008 general election. Her current term expires at the end of 2024. She served as the assistant county from...
High school baseball and softball programs have once again been proposed for Jackson Heights students who are looking for a spring sports opportunity other than — or in addition to — track, the USD 335 Board of Education noted on Monday. Jeremy Melvin, elementary teacher and middle school boys...
Good news that Holton High School has been ranked 20th best in the state of Kansas this year by the U.S. News And World Report national magazine was tempered at the school board meeting here Monday night by the news that the district’s audited student (FTE) full time equivalency total was down 41...
The Jackson County Commissioners are soliciting bids for ambulance services in Jackson County for 2023. Requests for proposals for emergency services were sent to Techs, Inc., which operates Jackson County EMS (and currently serves the county), and Global Medical Response, Inc. of Colorado, which...
At the request of Kansas Sen. Dennis Pyle (R-Hiawatha), the Kansas bipartisan Legislative Joint House and Senate Committee has passed an extensive election system audit empowering auditors to examine alleged security vulnerabilities, election procedures, statutes and security of voting machines,...
April Lemon of More Than Lemons is shown above with some of the glass orbs that she created and will be hidden throughout public places in Jackson County this summer to boost tourism. The first round of 34 orbs will be hidden Memorial Day weekend for people to find, keep and register with the Holton/ Jackson County Chamber of Commerce.
A scavenger hunt featuring 100 glass orbs crafted by April Lemon of More Than Lemons will be held this summer in Jackson County. The Jackson County Glass Orb Project is being organized by the Jackson County Tourism Council and will kick off Memorial Day weekend. Glass orbs, about the size of an...
A 25-year veteran of Holton’s volunteer fire department has been selected to serve as the city’s new fire chief, it has been reported. Scott Baum (pictured), who has served in several capacities with the Holton Fire Department in his quarter-century of service, was recently selected by his fellow...

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