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Plans for a new community building at Banner Creek Reservoir are headed back to the drawing board after officials reviewed the submitted bids for the construction of the building yesterday (Tuesday). Four bids for the construction of a community building at the reservoir were opened during...
A payroll increase for Jackson County Sheriff’s Office personnel has been requested as the county commissioners continue to discuss the new 2023 county budget. During a recent Jackson County Commission meeting, Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse and Undersheriff Darrel Chapman requested $133,845 for...
Former Shawnee County Assistant District Attorney Jacqie Spradling, who was hired by Jackson County in 2017 as a “special prosecutor” in the trials against Holton resident Jacob Ewing and was later charged with “prosecutorial misconduct” in the Ewing trials and in another high-profile Shawnee...
Clare Hanson
Clare Hanson had never given thought to participating in the sport of lacrosse until after graduating from Royal Valley High School in 2014. Now, Hanson has the distinction of leading the women’s lacrosse team at Benedictine College in Atchison to a national championship in her first year as the...
A nationwide baby formula shortage has been affecting families in the past few weeks, but U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials recently reported that Americans “should begin to see improvement” on store shelves soon. FDA Commissioner Robert Califf reported that manufacturers in the United...
The Jackson County Commissioners have received two bids for ambulance services in Jackson County starting in 2023, it has been reported.   The commissioners solicited bids from Techs, Inc., which operates Jackson County EMS (and currently serves the county), and Global Medical Response, Inc. of...
Holton High School graduating seniors (from left to right) Macey Gross, Grace Gallagher, Sadie Walker and Taylor Moore gathered around a cell phone to check the quality of a group photo taken just before they and their classmates went through commencement ceremonies on Saturday in the HHS gym.
As graduating Holton High School senior Cooper Sheldon put it, he and his classmates have become “experts at learning” during their school years — not just in class, but in life, as those in attendance at Saturday’s HHS commencement ceremony noted. “For all the victories, there were plenty of...
Traffic tickets and other police citations will soon be issued in Holton using an electronic ticketing system instead of traditional paper tickets, according to action taken on Monday by the Holton City Commission. Commissioners approved a “pay-for-use” contract with Saltus Technologies of Tulsa,...
The deadline for local candidates to file for the upcoming primary and general elections is noon on Wednesday, June 1, at the Jackson County Clerk’s Office on the second floor of the Jackson County Courthouse. The primary election is Aug. 2 and the general election is Nov. 8. Locally, the first...
Shawna Miller is resigning from her position as Jackson County Attorney after about 14 years. Her last day will be June 1.  Miller, a Republican, was first elected to the position during the 2008 general election. Her current term expires at the end of 2024. She served as the assistant county from...

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