News

Holton Parks and Recreation director Mike Reichle (left) thanked Holton resident Jan Hodge on Friday morning after she turned on the new memorial fountain at Elkhorn Lake in Holton’s Rafters Park. Reichle said the new fountain, a Crown and Geyser fountain paid for by a donation from Hodge in memory...
Holton High School students Tel Wittmer (left) and Tristan Parks battled it out Saturday evening on the HHS auditorium stage as “arch-enemies” during the annual USO Tribute Show. A mix of patriotism and pop featuring Holton singers and dancers was on display that evening; more photos from the show...
  A Horton resident facing charges of sex-related crimes against a child in two counties — Jackson and Brown — has waived his right to a preliminary hearing in both counties, it has been reported. On Thursday in Jackson County District Court, Dallas Bond, 20, also entered pleas of not guilty to all...
  Before jury selection began Monday morning in the trial of a Topeka resident charged with the Decem­ber 2013 rape and attempted mur­der of a Holton woman, attorneys attempted to tie up some loose ends in the case on Friday in Jackson County District Court. A five-day jury trial for Filip Chase...
  Under the county’s new resolution, owners of certain dog breeds have until Wednesday, April 1, to register their animal with the county. A yearly $25 registration fee must also be paid. Only two dog owners from the unincorporated areas of Jackson County have registered their dogs with the county...
  Jackson County’s population is on the rise, according to data recently released by the United States Census Bureau. Census officials estimated that Jackson County grew by 166 people from 13,373 on July 1, 2013 to 13,539 on July 1, 2014. This is the highest population estimate the county has ever...
Elkhorn Lake at Rafters Park gets a new fountain, thanks to the generosity of Holton resident Jan Hodge. Funds for the fountain were donated by Hodge in memory of her husband Harold, and Parks and Rec director Mike Reichle says installing a fountain at the lake has been a longtime goal of his...
Ken Weigel (left) and Chad DeMoss of Ken Weigel Painting of Topeka are shown covering the tile on the first floor of the Jackson County Courthouse Tuesday evening as they prepared to paint the walls. Last Wednesday, the company began work on painting the interior of the Courthouse. Weigel said he likes to use a paint sprayer to coat the larger areas of the walls but that the finer details on some of the molding must be brushed by hand.
Ken Weigel Painting of Topeka has been hired to paint the interior of the Jackson County Courthouse. Painting began last Wednesday as it expected to continue for at least an additional week. 
Kansas grocery and convenience store owners are teaming up in an attempt to get legislation passed that would allow package liquor, wine and strong beer to be sold at their stores, while liquor store owners are asking legislators not to pass it. The “Uncork Kansas” group argues that Kansas’ liquor...
This Saturday, Jackson County and area residents will have two opportunities to support the men and women, past and present, of America’s military. Starting at 4 p.m., Circleville Christian Church will host a fund-raising dinner for the Honor Flight program at Jackson Heights High School, featuring...

Pages

The Holton Recorder

109 W. Fourth St.
Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785-364-3141
 

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to Greer Citizen newsletter feed