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Glory Days are here again! Holton High School graduates will be heading back to their alma mater this weekend for class celebrations and community activities, including Saturday’s classic car show, craft and food displays and alumni parade on Holton’s Town Square, culminating in Saturday evening’s...
Joe Twombly (left) and George E. Uhl were busy this morning at Holton Cemetery, mowing the grass in advance of Memorial Day weekend. Twombly said  cemetery mowers have been waiting for a break in the recent rainy weather to prepare the cemetery for the upcoming holiday weekend.
On Monday morning, the men and women of Jackson County’s three veterans service organizations will visit the county’s cemeteries to pay tribute to their fallen fellow soldiers during Memorial Day activities that will culminate in the annual joint ceremony in Holton. This year, there will be a new...
Several free lunch programs will be available to northeast Kansas children this summer, it has been announced. Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas is providing free meals to children during the summer at two Holton locations, it has been reported. There are no income requirements, and students...
Two educators and one administrator, all with more than 115 years of combined experience working with students, are retiring from Holton USD 336 at the end of the school year.  Holton Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Norma Bruning is retiring after 26 years of teaching. Don Swisher, who has...
After 30 years, expressions flowers & gifts has closed its doors on the east side of the Holton Square.  Owned by Rogette and Jay Branam, the business closed Jan. 1 but will be open Thursday, Friday and Saturday throughout the next three weeks for a liquidation sale. “I wanted to retire,”...
  The Jackson County Commissioners have proclaimed May as National Mental Health Month in the county. During a recent meeting, the commissioners met with David Elsbury, KANZA Mental Health & Guidance Center CEO, and made the proclamation, as well as heard an update from Elsbury on the...
  The Holton Business Women’s Club is being reorganized with a new name and purpose, it has been reported. Club members have recently renamed the club Women to Women of Jackson County in order to be more inclusive to women in all stages of life, as well as to include anyone who lives in the county...
  During Saturday evening’s Holton High School graduation ceremony, HHS Principal Rod Wittmer solemnly announced the names of 83 members of the Class of 2017 who were receiving their diplomas. But as he was announcing one name — that of his daughter, Emma — Wittmer began to choke up. “It was kind...
  State records pertaining to the alleged victim in a case involving a Hoyt man accused of sex­ual activ­ity with a girl under the age of 14 must be accepted by both prosecu­tion and defense before those re­cords can be admitted as evidence in an upcoming trial, Jackson County District Court Judge...
  New charges involving “child pornography” against a Holton man currently facing several other sex-related charges have surfaced in Jackson County District Court, it was reported. Jacob Ewing, 22, has been charged with 13 counts of sexual exploitation of a child after a search of Ewing’s cellular...

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