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The Holton Recorder will be combining its Monday and Wednesday editions next week and will publish the combined edition on Wednesday, May 29, due to Monday’s Memorial Day holiday. The Holton Recorder office will be closed on Monday to observe Memorial Day as will many local businesses, including...
Top stories in the Monday, May 20 Holton Recorder include: • High school graduations in the Jackson County area continue as Jackson Heights honors its 50th graduating class and Holton High School’s Class of 2019 remembers one of its own who died during the past school year. • Plans for a new rock...
May brings graduations and young adults who are eager to move out on their own. But an array of choices await: everything from shopping on a budget to choosing the right foods and getting enough exercise requires knowledge and planning, and parents or mentors may no longer be close by to help....
Holton Elementary School’s third-graders donned party hats — and other kinds of hats — for their spring concert last Tuesday in the Holton High School auditorium. The headgear was key to the musical presented by the class, titled “Hats! A Musical That Celebrates What’s Underneath.” (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in today’s (Monday, May 6) edition of The Holton Recorder include: • A proposed wetland project at Banner Creek Reservoir was given preliminary local approval at a recent Jackson County Commission meeting. We’ll have more about plans to establish a wetland at the reservoir, as well as...
The Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce hosted an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 20, in the Jackson County Courtyard.
The St. Marys Church at St. Benedict will host the Emporia State University A Cappella Choir and the Emporia Chorale at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 28th. The ESU A Cappella Choir, the auditioned mixed choir, and the Emporia Chorale, Emporia's community chorus, will be in concert performing Gabriel...
Congressman Steve Watkins (at left in photo above) paid a special visit to Holton Elementary School on Wednesday afternoon to discuss “smart savings” with fourth-grade students at the school. Watkins teamed up with Denison State Bank to demonstrate the benefits of saving money for a rainy day. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Monday, April 22 edition of The Holton Recorder: • Holton’s middle and high schools have been selected to take part in the fourth phase of the Kansans Can School Redesign Project. Find out what that means in today’s edition; also, learn more about an informational meeting...
A “virtual student” robot that attends classes for Jackson Heights sophomore Alex Edwards, shown at left, made a recent presentation in Brad Alley’s world history class at JHHS. The robot is controlled remotely by Edwards and allows him to have a presence in school while he recuperates at home from heart transplant surgery. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Monday, April 8 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • A “virtual student” has been put together to help a Jackson Heights High School student recovering from heart transplant surgery to have a continued presence at the school while he recuperates at home. Find out more about...
Toward the end of his Thursday night presentation at the Jackson County Historical and Genealogical Society’s Founders Day program, Kansas folklore expert and author Jim Hoy pulled out his guitar to illustrate the path that an old English folk song took to become the cowboy standard “Streets Of Laredo.” The program marked 40 years since the historical society's inception. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Monday, April 1 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • The Kansas Court of Appeals has ordered the conviction of Jacob Ewing of Holton reversed and remanded back to Jackson County District Court for possible retrial. Learn why the state’s top appellate court reversed Ewing’s...
Ari Hunniford (right), fund-raising campaign director for Holton Community Hospital’s proposed $17.6-million expansion project, talked with Tim Morris (center) about the expansion project while Morris’ wife, Sandra, browsed a set of plans that detailed the hospital’s plans for construction of a new rural health clinic during an informal public social at The Hot Spot on Friday. More community meetings about the hospital’s expansion plan are proposed for April. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Monday, March 25, 2019 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • A new state law effective April 1 allows grocery and convenience stores to sell beer with an alcoholic content of up to 6 percent by volume. How will that affect liquor stores in Jackson County? Find out what local...

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