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The Holton schools’ band concert is headed outside this Thursday as students in grades 5-12 will perform on the east side of the Jackson County Courthouse. Jayme Malsom, Holton band director, said the “Pops Concert On The Square” will start at 6:30 p.m. with the high school jazz ensemble, followed...
Graduating Jackson Heights seniors (from left to right) Dawson Boell, Grace Bowhay, Charlie Burks, Dalton Chartier and Hanna Davault listen to the valedictory remarks of classmate Braden Dohl during JHHS commencement ceremonies on Sunday. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
For the 32 members of Jackson Heights High School’s graduating class of 2018 and their families and friends, Sunday afternoon provided an opportunity to look back at the past 13 years while looking ahead to the future. Commencement speeches from co-valedictorians Braden Dohl, Kate Lierz and Hanna...
Three Missouri residents charged with several thefts from different department stores in a four-state area, including the Walmart in Holton, will face sentencing in mid-June on reduced charges, it was reported in Jackson County District Court. Raven A. Neece, 36, and Joshua B. Thigpen, 31, each...
A former volunteer firefighter charged with setting a series of grass fires in southwestern Jackson County earlier this year was given a 180-day jail sanction as a condition of probation on Friday in Jackson County District Court. In passing down the sentence on Jacob Grant, 27, of Mayetta,...
More than 70 area students submitted essays for The Holton Recorder’s 11th annual Mother’s Day essay contest. This year’s theme was “What My Mom Means To Me.” Students at Holton, Jackson Heights and Royal Valley schools submitted essays.  Quinn Kennedy, 17, a junior at Holton High School, took...
Holton’s municipal swimming pool in Rafters Park is entering its ninth decade of keeping area kids of all ages cool during the hot summer months, and the Holton City Commission is interested in adding attractions to the pool to maintain public interest in the historic structure. During the...
This weekend and next, high school seniors in the Jackson County area will collect their diplomas and switch the tassels on their mortarboards to the tune of Elgar’s “Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1” at commencement ceremonies, while graduates from years past prepare to celebrate their class...
The Aug. 7 primary election ballot will not include a question asking Jackson County voters whether to renew the county’s current .4 percent retailers’ sales tax. A state bill that would have given Jackson County the authority to place the sales tax question on the local ballot failed to pass the...
Paul Davis, 46, a Lawrence Democrat, was in Holton recently campaigning for Congress. Davis announced his entrance into the race for the 2nd District congressional seat last August. Davis spent time at Holton Community Hospital and Medicalodges. The 2nd District seat is currently held by Lynn...
The recent award of $10,000 in grant funds for further construction on the concrete fitness path at Countryside Park has put a Holton Middle School group within $20,000 of its fund-raising goal for the path, the Holton City Commission learned on Monday. The Holton KAYS Action Team (H-KAT), an...

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