Participating Biking Across Kansas riders, shown here heading east on Fourth Street past Colorado Avenue, made their way into Holton on Friday afternoon, with the bulk of the more than 825 riders coming in between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Regular traffic took care to make sure that the riders were not impeded on their way to Holton High School. (Photo by Brian Sanders)

Top stories in the June 17 edition

Top stories in the Monday, June 17 edition of The Holton Recorder include:

• More than 825 cyclists participating in this year’s Biking Across Kansas event rolled into Holton on Friday afternoon for the final overnight stop of their journey, and Holton’s welcomed them with open arms. We’ll tell you how some of the cyclists reacted to their visit to the Holton community.

• The assessed value of real estate and personal property in Jackson County rose by 5 percent in the past year. Find out which cities saw overall property value increases, as well as what the assessed valuation means for property owners.

• The 94th Jackson County Fair is set for late July, but the first event of the fair is less than two weeks away. Learn which event is first on the agenda for this year’s fair and when, as well as when other fair events are scheduled for this year.

• A Nebraska woman charged with three counts of vehicular homicide in connection with the November 2017 accident that killed three members of a Sabetha family will spend three years in the Jackson County Jail. Learn more about Maria Perez-Marquez’ sentencing hearing.

More on these and other stories can be found by logging in to your account and selecting “E-Editions.”

The Holton Recorder

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

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