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Mike Ford, 63, Holton, is seeking re-election to the position five seat on the Holton Board of Education. Ford is currently serving his second term on the board, and he is running unopposed in the Nov. 7 election.   “I would like to see the district keep moving forward on facilities,...
Dr. Aaron Cheney took over the Holton Chiropractic Center practice recently from Dr. Edward McKenzie, who is now serving as a clinical educator at the Cleveland University College of Chiropractic in Overland Park. A native of Lincoln, Dr. Cheney graduated from Cleveland University in January 2004. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Dr. Aaron Cheney, doctor of chiropractic, has taken over the Holton Chiropractic Center practice from Dr. Edward McKenzie. Dr. McKenzie, who has worked in Holton for more than 40 years, is now serving as a clinical educator at the Cleveland University College of Chiropractic in Overland Park.  For...
Christina Schlodder Murphy
Christina Schlodder Murphy, 38, is running unopposed for the position six seat on the Holton USD 336 Board of Education. The general election is set for Tuesday, Nov. 7.  “I am running because I believe education is one of the most important pieces in helping our children become viable adults,”...
For the family of Carmen and Danny Cattrell, 4-H is an extended family affair, involving not only their children, but also the children’s cousins. All of them are involved in the Soldier Boosters 4-H club. Front row: Kennedy Tannahill; second row, from left: Kaden Cattrell, Koy Tannahill and Danny Cattrell; back row, from left: Carmen Cattrell, Karoline Tannahill and Savannah Cattrell. October is 4-H Month. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
For Carmen and Danny Cattrell of Circleville, 4-H is an extended family affair. “Everybody enjoys it, from what we can see,” Danny Cattrell said of his family, which is involved in the Soldier Boosters 4-H club. But that involvement is not limited to just the Cattrells’ children — daughters Brianna...
Banner Creek Reservoir and the Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a free concert featuring The Blake Camp Band at the reservoir on Saturday in order to raise funds and other donations for area troops serving overseas. Members of the band shown above include (from left) Jason Pantle...
The Jackson County Commissioners say they are no longer pursuing the construction of a Tyson Foods plant in the county.  The commissioners are concerned that the county’s current infrastructure – especially its water supply – is not enough to support such a large project right now.  “We are...
Fall Fest is coming! The annual Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce-hosted fall event will take over Holton’s Town Square from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, featuring several fall-themed activities, food and crafts vendors, a scarecrow contest and the annual Chili Cook-Off. Chamber...
Douglas Amon, 46, of Netawaka is seeking re-election to position six on the Jackson Heights USD 335 school board during the Nov. 7 general election. Amon is running unopposed.  Amon is seeking his third four-year term to the board. “I have a great deal of pride in what happens at Jackson Heights,”...
The state’s new school finance formula is unconstitutionally low and unfair to poor school districts, according to Monday’s ruling by the Kansas Supreme Court, it was reported. The court ruled that the state has failed to meet the Kansas Constitution’s requirements to adequately fund public...
From left to right, Holton High School FFA members Joshua Clark (vice president), Cailin Parks, Bridget Kucan (sentinel), Chris Roush, Tracer Fox and Kortnee VanDonge (treasurer) addressed the Holton City Commission about the FFA chapter's "Adopt-A-Spot" program on Monday. The chapter is establishing the program to beautify Holton's parks and other public places.
Holton High School’s FFA chapter is developing a community beautification program, and the Holton City Commission has given the chapter its blessing to clean up the city’s parks. During the commission’s regular meeting on Monday, six members of the FFA chapter and their advisor, Jason Larison, gave...

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