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A variety of activities were held during Mayetta Pioneer Day on Saturday in downtown Mayetta. Here, Charles Moore (at left) offered face and body painting throughout the event. Moore is shown with Marisa Meyer of Holton. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Top stories in the Wednesday, Sept. 18 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • Holton city commissioners approved an ordinance this week allowing for Sunday beer and liquor sales. Learn more about the ordinance and when such sales can begin. • The city commission also approved the issuance of...
Velma Wahwasuck served as the Prairie Band Potawatomi Elder Queen during the Mayetta Pioneer Day parade, held last Saturday in downtown Mayetta. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Top stories in the Monday, Sept. 16 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • The Jackson Heights board of education recently received some dismaying news about the geothermal heat pump system that’s used for climate control at the high school — the system can be fixed, but energy cost savings for...
The executive director of the Topeka Rescue Mission, Barry Feaker, will be speaking at Holton First United Methodist Church. This event will be open to the community and will be held on Saturday, September 14.  There will be a dinner, serving BBQ pulled pork, held at 5:30 p.m. before Feaker speaks...
It pays to buckle up for safety — that’s what motorists driving through the intersection of Fifth Street and New York Avenue were reminded of recently via the “Bucks For Buckles” campaign sponsored by Safe Kids Kansas, State Farm Insurance and the Kansas Department of Transportation. Here, Holton High School senior Paige Crouch (at right) gave motorist Vanessa Ogden some information on the importance of buckling up. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Monday, Sept. 9 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • The 27th-annual Mayetta Pioneer Day celebration is this coming Saturday! Featured activities include a parade featuring longtime Mayetta residents Gordon and Brenda Hainey as grand marshals and an 1880s gunfighters’...
New playground equipment, as well as several maintenance projects, are planned for Linscott Park in Holton this fall with the Jackson County Commission’s recent allocation of $5,000 in county parks and recreation funds for improvements. Here, Jane Villmer of Holton is shown playing on some equipment at the park Tuesday afternoon. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Top stories in the Wednesday, Aug. 28 Holton Recorder include: • Violent crime in Kansas continued to trend upward in 2018, and crime statistics reported by law enforcement agencies in Jackson County for the year reflected that trend, according to the 2018 Kansas Crime Index Report issued recently...
Congratulations to the The Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas! The Kickapoo Tribe has announced the upcoming opening of a new Kickapoo Tribal Museum on the Kickapoo Reservation in neighboring Brown County. The Kickapoo Tribal Museum is the result of several years of efforts by Kickapoo Tribal Council,...
Panno Wahwassuck (at right) and Kiwe Miller, members of the Royal Valley Singers and Dancers, took part in an “intertribal dance” Saturday morning in Hoyt City Park as part of the annual Pride of Hoyt Days festival. The display of native dance was a new feature in the 33rd-annual festival. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Monday, Aug. 26 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • The Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce is looking for examples of inspiring leadership, longtime business excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, community impact and long-time, influential volunteer work for...
Crew members with Eisenbarth Construction of Holton poured concrete for about half of the new sidewalk on the south side of the Jackson County courtyard recently. The new eight-foot wide sidewalk will connect with the other three sidewalks that circle the courtyard once complete. This photo, taken Friday morning, faces southwest toward the Jackson County Museum and west on Fourth Street. (Photo by Michael Powls)
Top stories in the Monday, Aug. 19 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • One of the longest-running community celebrations in Jackson County will return this coming weekend for its 33rd year. The annual Pride of Hoyt Days celebration will feature a handful of new events; find out what’s new in...
Charlotte Bear (right), a participant in Beck Bookman Library’s Mid-Week Market for Junior Entrepreneurs, sold a bouquet of flowers to Karen Ford (left) of Holton during Wednesday’s market, which was moved inside the library due to rain. Bear and her mother put together the bouquets and wrapped them in inspirational quotes for this year’s market. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Monday, Aug. 12 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • Holton Community Hospital’s “Embrace The Future” campaign has reached an important $2 million fund-raising goal for its proposed $14.6-million expansion. We’ll tell you what’s next in the hospital’s campaign to expand its...
Renovation work on the second floor of the building at 128 W. Fifth St. is being done, with custom windows being installed by Window Design Company of Silver Lake visible on the front and sides of the building. (Photo by David Powls)
Top stories from the Wednesday, Aug. 7 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • About 40 signatures were collected recently on a petition asking the Holton City Commission to approve an ordinance that would allow certain types of work-site utility vehicles (UTVs) to legally travel on Holton’s city...

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