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  After four and a half hours of deliberation on Thursday afternoon in Jackson County District Court, a jury returned a pair of not-guilty verdicts in the case of a Holton man charged with sex crimes against a 13-year-old girl. As District Court Judge Norbert Marek read the jury’s decision on the...
  Information on local residential and commercial properties is being collected by the Jackson County Appraiser’s Office. County employees are photographing and collecting data on properties in Franklin Township and the city of Holton and an income and expense form has been mailed to commercial...
  The Holton Recorder is sponsoring a Mother’s Day Youth Essay Contest. The theme of the essay contest is “Why My Mother Is A Superhero.’’ Essays are due Friday, May 5.  The top winning essay in each of the three age divisions will be published in the Wednesday, May 10, edition of the newspaper...
  A new housing development and a Language and Cultural Learning Center are planned for the Prairie Band Potawatomi Reservation in Mayetta, it has been reported. Members of the PBP general council approved a motion on Feb. 25 to move forward with the construction of a new housing development to be...
The big sign in Holton at 312 Pennsylvania Ave., the location of the Jackson County Health Department and Senior Citizens Center, is being repainted. Jill Bleier of Holton, shown above on the ladder, was scraping off loose, old paint from the sign on a recent day. Bleier said, from the top of the...
Following a full day devoted to narrowing down a pool of more than 140 potential jurors to 12 and two alternates in Jackson County District Court, the first day on Tuesday of testimony in the trial of a Holton man accused of sodomizing a 13-year-old girl at a cemetery near Circleville focused on...
The question of whether the City of Holton should grant pay increases to its employees based on merit or longevity was answered in favor of the latter by the Holton City Commission — but not without a nod to the former. During the commission’s regular meeting on Monday, commissioners directed City...
Lee V. Greene, shown above, is the owner and operator of Flint Hills Equipment Sales Inc., which has opened along U.S. Highway 75 just south of Holton. Greene sells and rents heavy trucks, semis and other equipment.
Flint Hills Equipment Sales Inc. is a new business in the Holton area. It is located just south of the town along the northbound corridor of U.S. Highway 75 – on the east side of the highway - in what formerly was a  concrete batch plant. Lee V. Greene is the owner of the new company at 21700 U.S....
Spring concerts are under way at area schools, as Holton third and fourth grade students kicked off the concert season yesterday with their spring program.  The following is a list of upcoming band and vocal concerts, along with area commencements and eighth-grade promotion activities at Jackson...
Specialist Nicholas Schott (center) of Edgerton, a member of Battery A, 2nd Battalion of the 130th Field Artillery Regi­ment of the Kansas Army National Guard, kissed his wife, Natasha (left) and clutched his 14-year-old son Dean close to his side following the ceremony. Schott, like other members of the battery, will be separated from his family for a year, noting that “it’s going to be a sacrifice.” (Photo by Brian Sanders)
  For the families of the men and women of Battery A, 2nd Battalion of the 130th Field Artillery Regi­ment of the Kansas National Guard, Friday morning’s deploy­ment ceremony in the Holton High School gym was an emotional time. “He’s prepared us like they’ve prepared him,” said Natasha Schott of...

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Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785-364-3141
 

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