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Although Holton Main Street will cease to exist after the coming holiday season, officials in the downtown promotion organization are waiting until after the holidays to determine how Main Street will leave its final mark on the Holton community. Main Street President Lynne Mulroy said that after...
A new archery-based Christian ministry is starting in Jackson County to teach youth and families the fundamentals of the sport and to help them grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ. On Target for Christ is a new ministry started by Marty DeVader of Holton, members of Holton First Baptist...
The cause of a Monday evening fire that destroyed a mobile home southeast of Denison and claimed the life of a person reportedly inside it — as well as the identity of the person — remains under investigation, according to Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse. According to a press release issued...
The Barta family, which includes (from left) Mason, Tabor, Tonya and Brooks, are opening up their home on 214th Road next Saturday as one of five stops on the “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” homes tour.
For the Brooks and Tonya Barta family, Christmas is about traditions, and it’s also about snowmen – lots and lots of snowmen. “I’ve been collecting snowmen since Brooks and I have been married,” Tonya said, who serves as the president and CEO of Farmers State Bank. “I will buy any kind that catches...
Mike Ford’s love of astronomy helped him to launch the Elk Creek Observatory at Holton High School, and the observatory played a major part in the development of the Banner Creek Science Center and Observatory west of Holton. Ford has been named to the Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame for 2015.
Mike Ford’s love of astronomy began as a child in the 1950s, when he would watch science fiction programs and movies on television. “It just got my curiosity aroused about the real stories behind some of these things,” said Ford, a former Holton High School teacher and one of this year’s Holton/...
There will be plenty of turkey for those who visit Evangel United Methodist Church’s Family Life Center on Thursday for the annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner, according to dinner organizer Freda Galer. “We’ve got all the turkey cookers,” Galer said. “I’m going to have four people cooking two...
Santa Claus is coming to Holton’s Town Square with the Christmas Parade of Lights this Friday! The jolly old elf and Mrs. Claus are inviting kids of all ages to the Jackson County Courthouse after the end of the Christmas Parade of Lights to share their holiday wish lists. The Parade of Lights...
The Holton Recorder will be printed a few hours earlier than usual on Wednesday due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The deadline for submitting advertising for the Wednesday paper is 5 p.m. on Tuesday. While the Wednesday edition will be available on the newsracks that evening, the U.S. Postal Service...
An opinion issued by the Kansas Attorney General in recent days that continuous mill levy approval for school district capital outlay funds is unconstitutional has prompted the Holton school board to schedule a special meeting for 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24. Dennis Stones, superintendent of schools,...
Sentencing for a Mayetta teen charged with three counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child has been set for January after the teen entered no contest pleas on two of the three counts Thursday in Jackson County District Court. Weston Hasty, 17, saw one of the three indecent liberties...

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