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  The deadline to submit letters to the editor at The Holton Recorder — about the upcoming general election on Tuesday, Nov. 8 — will be 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20. The Monday, Oct. 24 edition of The Recorder will be the last one before the election to include letters to the editor about the...
Joan Rebar of Mayetta has been missing for a year. (Submitted photo)
  It’s been a year now since Jackson County resident Joan Rebar went missing, and members of a special task force investigating her disappearance still have no answers as to what happened to the 71-year-old woman after she left the VFW Post in Meriden late one evening in September 2015. Jackson...
Royal Valley Middle School students (from left) Colin Caviness, Luke Boyden and Colin Everts have won the Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes’ 2016 Discovery Award for a documentary they created about Emma Darling Cushman, an American nurse who saved thousands of Armenian children during the Armenian genocide. (Submitted photo)
  Three eighth-grade students at Royal Valley Middle School have won the Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes' 2016 Discovery Award for a documentary they created that honors Emma Darling Cushman, an American nurse who saved thousands of Armenian children during the Armenian genocide, it has been...
  A two-year prison sentence for an Ozawkie man convicted in con­nection with an alleged shooting incident in Holton last fall has been delayed so that the man may finish his current semester of college. Jackson County District Court Judge Norbert Marek noted the ef­forts of Joshua J. Myers, 24, to...
  Tuesday, Oct. 18, is the deadline to register to vote in Kansas for the Nov. 8 general election, it has been reported. To be eligible to vote, a Jackson County resident must be 18 years of age before Election Day. Residents can register at the Jackson County Clerk’s Office, which is located on...
  The former chief of the Kicka­poo Tribal Volunteer Fire Depart­ment and a former volunteer fire­fighter have been indicted on fed­eral charges of intentionally setting fires their department was paid by the federal government to fight, Acting U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said Wednesday. Former chief...
Three generations of the Childs family from Netawaka and Holton will appear on an upcoming episode of the TV game show "Family Feud."In the photo above, the Childs women are shown with the show's host comedian Steve Harvey. Those pictured are (from left) Amanda (Williams) Kennedy, April (Grace) Zeller, Beth (Childs) Pagel, Steve Harvey, Bree Williams and Brandy (Pagel) Watkins.
By Ali Holcomb The Childs family of Netawaka and Holton will appear on the TV game show Family Feud next week. “My son-in-law always says, ‘Put the Childs girls in front of a microphone and watch out,’” said Beth (Childs) Pagel. “You’ll never know what will happen, and we proved it.” Beth, her...
Traffic concerns along 10th Street near Holton High School have spurred a group of Holton citizens to seek more traffic control in that area. On Monday, the Holton City Commission instructed Holton Street Superintendent Greg Tanking to put a stop sign at the intersection of 10th and Pennsylvania...
Bob Brown, shown above with his wife, Marilyn, is retiring as the organist and choir director at Holton's First Untied Methodist Church.
For more than six decades, Robert Brown has provided organ music for services at Holton’s First United Methodist Church, and for more than half a century, Brown has directed the church’s chancel choir. Now, because of “health and stress,” Brown has decided to step down from both posts. “I’ve been a...

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