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Gunnery Sgt. Max Coons (left) of the U.S. Marine Corps and Jack Pittaway of the Holton VFW Riders stuffed red bags full of toys and other “stocking stuffers” at the Holton National Guard Armory on Tuesday morning in preparation for distribution through the Toys for Tots program. This is the first year that the program, involving the collection and distribution of new toys to children in need during the Christmas season, has been done in Holton, Pittaway said, but the first time has been a huge success.
Jack Pittaway of the Holton VFW Post 1367 Riders spent Tuesday morning at the Holton National Guard Armory with some of his fellow veterans putting toys into a big red bag — just like kids imagine Santa Claus would do the night before Christmas. These toys — cars, teddy bears, dolls, sports...
Whether streets in Holton’s industrial park should be rebuilt with asphalt or concrete should be left to the engineering firm chosen by the city to handle the street reconstruction project, Holton Street Superintendent Rex Cameron told the Holton City Commission on Monday. The commission agreed to...
The first half of the 2014 Real Estate and Personal Property taxes must be paid or postmarked by Saturday, Dec. 20, it has been announced. Taxes may also be paid online at the Web site www.kansas.gov/propertytax. The second half of the taxes is due May 10, 2015. If a taxpayer misses the Dec. 20...
The Holton Recorder will publish one edition of the newspaper instead of two for the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s holiday weeks, it has been announced. The Christmas week edition will be published on Monday, Dec. 22. The New Year’s week edition will be published on Monday, Dec. 29. The...
Alcohol poisoning is being suspected as the cause of death for a Valley Falls man who was discovered Thursday morning in a hotel room in Holton, according to Patrol Sgt. Steve Frederick of the Holton Police Department. Sam Barrow, 43, was found dead by police in a room at the Super 8 Motel in...
A Holton High School student participates in the recent "Hour of Code" event at the school.
Students at Holton and Royal Valley schools participated in a worldwide initiative last week that introduced them to computer science and taught them the basics of coding websites. More than 74 million students participated in an “Hour of Code” last week at code.org, writing 4,018,788,352 lines of...
A Wetmore resident charged with exposing himself to two minor children in Hoyt in September pleaded no contest to charges against him and may likely receive probation, it was noted on Friday in Jackson County District Court. Jason A. Seematter, 24, charged with two counts of lewd and lascivious...
Jackson County’s most wanted person, Roy Hector Waquahboshkuk Jr., was captured by Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies early this morning in Holton, according to Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office received numerous tips concerning the whereabouts of Waquahboshkuk Jr...

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Holton, KS 66436
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