Kindergarten students at Holton Elementary School held up paper plate “snowflakes” during their Christmas concert Tuesday night in the Holton High School auditorium to help illustrate “Snowflake, Snowflake,” one of eight songs the students performed. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Wednesday, Dec. 4 Holton Recorder include: • Final preparations are under way for the 20th-annual Christmas Parade of Lights around Holton’s Town Square, starting at 5:30 p.m. this coming Saturday, Dec. 7, and good weather is in the forecast for this year’s parade, it has been re...
Cindi Area is shown in one of two cabins that make up Area Acres of Mayetta. The cabins, which were built by Cindi and her husband, Mike, are one of five featured stops on this Saturday’s Christmas Homes Tour. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Top stories from the Monday, Dec. 2 Holton Recorder include: • The Holton community is mourning the loss of a community leader whose work to improve the community stretched far beyond his work at Denison State Bank. Read more about the late Jim Birkbeck in today’s edition. • Deb Dillner is one of...
Local artists Mary (far left) and Gary Shupe (far right), along with Sandy Studebaker (second from right) painted these three panels depicting the nativity scene, recently installed on the south side of the Jackson County Courtyard. Several other painted Christmas motifs can also be seen throughout the courtyard. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Top stories in the Monday, Nov. 25 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • The body of a deceased person was found just north of Jackson Heights. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office revealed after press time the deceased was Brian Wood of Netawaka, for whom area residents had been searching. More...
Rhonda (left) and Randy Magnison of Holton will be opening their home on Saturday, Dec. 7 as one of five families participating in this year’s Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Homes Tour, it was reported. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Top stories in the Monday, Nov. 18 Holton Recorder include: • After reviewing the 26 provisional ballots cast during the recent election, the outcome of the race for the position one seat on the Royal Valley Board of Education is now in the hands of Jacob “Tug” Wamego. Learn more about the election...
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly recently proclaimed November as Native American Heritage Month in Kansas. Kelly (seated) is shown here with members of Kansas tribes, including the Prairie Band Potawatomi. “Kansas’ Native American tribes have made long-lasting, immeasurable contributions to our state and our nation,” Gov. Kelly said. (Submitted photo)
Top stories in the Wednesday, Nov. 13 Holton Recorder include: • Tarwater Farm & Home of Topeka has finalized the purchase of the recently-closed Holton Farm & Home. Learn more about the Holton facility’s new owners, their connection to Jackson County and when they look forward to reopening...
The deadline to make nominations for the Chamber’s Hall of Fame recognition has been extended to Wednesday, Nov. 13, it has been announced. The special Hall of Fame recognition is reserved for longtime inspiring leadership in the community demonstrated through longtime business excellence,...
Election Notice: The polling location for voters residing in the city of Whiting and Whiting and Straight Creek townships has been moved to Whiting Baptist Church, 341 Searle St. Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday.
Jackson Heights senior Skyla Howe (left) and Mayetta veteran Larry Larkin (center) posed for a photo with “town crier” Fred Taylor, who heralded the Jackson Heights Honor Flight group’s arrival at Baltimore-Washington International Airport last Wednesday. More photos from Honor Flight will be posted at this Web site. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Wednesday, Oct. 30 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • Twenty-six veterans of the Vietnam and Korean wars recently joined a handful of Jackson Heights High School students for the eighth Jackson Heights Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. Find out what happened on the trip and...


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