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As the calendar switches over to 2018, the Jackson County Commissioners are looking up – as they consider replacing light fixtures and ceiling tiles on the second floor of the Jackson County Courthouse. The commissioners met on Dec. 29 due to the Christmas holiday and toured the offices on the...
Christa Merriman recently took over ownership of the 5th Street Sandwich Shoppe on the north side of Holton’s Town Square from Adam VanDonge, who recently opened a restaurant in Topeka. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
As the new owner of the 5th Street Sandwich Shoppe on the north side of the Holton Town Square, Christa Merriman continues to offer a variety of gourmet sandwiches and breakfast items that the business is known for. Merriman took over the shop, located at 126 W. 5th St., from Adam VanDonge on Dec....
The Holton and Jackson County area rode into 2018 on a cold wave that saw wind chills dropping below minus-20 and frozen water lines breaking, leaving some people in the region temporarily without service. According to the Banner Creek Science Center weather station, the New Year’s Day low of 11.7...
An online petition seeking improvements to U.S. Highway 75 north of Holton in the wake of a Thanksgiving weekend accident that claimed the lives of three members of a Sabetha family has reached its goal of 10,000 signatures, it was reported. That goal was reached at about 5:25 p.m. Thursday, when a...
Holton Community Hospital has sold all of the state tax credits it has received to help remodel and expand the facility’s emergency room, according to hospital administrators. Pam Holaday, HCH Foundation executive director, said that of the $213,000 in tax credits the hospital received through the...
Following three hours of deliberation on Thursday, Dec. 21, a Jackson County District Court jury convicted a Holton man on a single count of second-degree murder in the October 2015 death of his wife. Family members of the late Beth Fleshman responded to the jury’s guilty verdict for George E....
A new federal trucking regulation took effect Monday requiring all truckers to equip their trucks with electronic logging devices (ELDs) in order to record their hours on the road, it was reported. The new regulation was enacted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to ensure...
This year’s annual Community Christmas Dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday — Christmas Day — at the Evangel United Methodist Church in Holton, according to dinner organizer Tammy Elliott. Elliott — who recently took over the duties of longtime organizer Freda Galer after health...
The Holton Recorder will be combining its Monday and Wednesday editions in the next two weeks and will only print one edition on Wednesdays due to the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. The Recorder will only publish one edition during those holiday weeks, Wednesday, Dec. 27, and Wednesday, Jan. 3...
Members of the fifth- and sixth-grade bands at Holton recently performed a winter concert at the HHS auditorium.

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Holton, KS 66436
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