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During her lifetime, the late Lenamaye Williams of Whiting never took being involved in anything lightly, whether it was as Whiting’s city clerk, various civic and community organizations or the more than 70 foster children that she and her husband took into their home. “You don’t do all the things...
The possibility of starting a voucher program to allow rural, senior adults to eat a nutritional meal from their local café at a discounted price was discussed during Monday’s Jackson County meeting Commissioner Rob Ladner asked Amanda Spalding, county senior services director, if she had heard of...
Santa Claus will participate in the Christmas Parade of Lights at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, riding on a Holton Fire Truck. The 15th annual Parade of Lights participants will line up on New York Avenue north of the Casey’s store and then proceed around the Town Square. The first Parade of Lights was held...
Members of the third AmeriCorps team to visit Jackson County through the auspices of Homestead Affordable Housing include, front row, from left: Rebecca Huffman, team leader Ashley White and Suzie DeLoera. Middle row, from left: Nicole Rockwell, Jahan Shepardson, Lukas Kelly and Brynn Furnace. Back row: Emma Hodgson, Dre Gadson and Sam Rutz. Not pictured: Sarah Conley.
Whether it’s painting buildings and clearing trails at Banner Creek Reservoir, building wheelchair ramps or serving turkey and stuffing at the recent Community Thanksgiving Dinner, members of the third AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) team to visit Holton in recent years say they...
Holton school band director Jayme Malsom (at left) led the fifth-grade band at Holton Elementary School through the songs that made up not only their first concert, but also the first concert to be held at the new school, on Tuesday evening. The sixth-grade band also performed during Tuesday's concert.
The 2016 Christmas school concert season in the Jackson County area kicked off yesterday with a fifth and sixth-grade band concert featuring Holton Elementary School and Holton Middle School students, and there’s more holiday music to come. County and area schools have announced their holiday...
Tickets for the Sunday performance of “Last Stop Till Christmas” are still available and can be purchased at Penny’s that day prior to the start of the matinee. Shannon Wittmer, one of the play’s directors, said that the Saturday evening dinner theatre performance has been sold out, but there are...
Jackson County experienced a mild winter last year with less than five inches of snow but that might not be the case this year as weather experts are predicting more precipitation – ice, rain, sleet or snow – this season. To remind Kansans of the risks associated with winter weather, Thursday has...
  Final plans are being made for the upcoming Christmas Parade of Lights around Holton’s Town Square, set for 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. The Farmers State Bank is offering a $50 Chamber Bucks prize for the Best Religious entry in the Christmas Parade. The Holton National Bank is offering a $50...
Jean Lierz of Holton dished out mashed potatoes for hungry diners at the annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner, held Thursday at the EUM Family Life Center. Dinner organizer Freda Galer said a total of 375 dinners were served at Thursday’s event. (Photo by Allen Bowser)
  Organizers of the annual Com­munity Thanksgiving Dinner were pleased with the turnout for this year’s event, where the total num­ber of dinners served well exceeded the average for the dinner, it was reported. “It’s amazing how things come together,” said dinner organizer Freda Galer, who noted...
  The 2017 budget for the Jackson County Tourism Council was recently approved by the Jackson County Commissioners. The $44,450 budget includes funds for a billboard and administrative services through the Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce. Anna Wilhelm of the tourism council presented the...

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