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  For more than half a century, the Jackson County Fair has been a presence at the northeast corner of U.S. Highway 75 and Kansas Highway 16 in Holton, but today, it’s getting ready for its first full week at its new home south of Holton — the Northeast Kansas Heritage Complex. Jackson County 4-H...
  Jackson County’s assessed valuation has increased by $4.764 million, according to the estimated assessed valuations certified earlier this month for counties, cities and school districts. The assessed value of all real estate ($87,930,770), state assessed utilities ($14,166,028), personal...
From left, Katie Morris, Kathleen Cobb and Suzette McCord-Rogers could be seen on Thursday morning at Linscott Park, working on a new mural that decorates the “practice wall” at the tennis court. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
  Visitors to the tennis courts at Holton’s Linscott Park are noticing some eye-catching improvements — first the new surface on half of the court area, and now a new mu­ral painted on the practice wall as a joint effort between the Jackson County Arts group and Holton’s Parks and Recreation...
    Area residents are mourning the death of a Holton barber whose presence on the south side of Holton’s Town Square spanned more than half a century. Bob Morgan, known as “Barber Bob” to all who knew him, died Saturday night at a Topeka hospital at the age of 71. Morgan had worked as a barber...
  A jury trial for a Netawaka resi­dent charged with several sex-re­lated crimes involving a child has been scheduled for late October by Jackson County District Court Judge Micheal Ireland. Ireland set a three-day trial starting Tuesday, Oct. 27 for Scott James Buchheit, 35, during a mo­tion...
  Details surrounding the arrest of a Netawaka man who picked up a package reportedly containing four pounds of marijuana from the Whiting post office in May were heard during a preliminary hearing on Friday in Jackson County Dis­trict Court. During the hearing for Johnny Lee Williams, 54, who has...
  The Jackson County Courthouse and some local businsesses will be closed on Friday, July 3, so that employees may observe the Fourth of July holiday with their families. The Holton Recorder office will also be closed on Friday. The advertising deadline for Monday’s issue will be 5 p.m. on Thursday...
  A concert by the Jackson County Community Band followed by a fireworks show is being planned for Friday, July 3, at Banner Creek Reservoir, just west of Holton. The band is set to perform at 8 p.m. at the chapel on the north side of the reservoir. The 40-minute concert will include a variety of...
  The governing board for Kanza Mental Health and Guidance Center, Inc., has voted 6-1 with one abstaining board member, to purchase part of the Moser Building Complex in Holton (the old Holton Community Hospital building located at the corner of Fifth Street and Kansas Avenue) for an estimated...
  A bid of $12,750 from Sterbenz Painting of Topeka to repaint the ceiling of the Holton High School auditorium was approved by the Holton school board here Monday evening and sets into motion a plan to eventually renovate the entirefacility. Superintendent Dennis Stones, at the meeting, reported...

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