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  A former Soldier fire chief who pleaded no contest in April to charges of stealing more than $3,600 from the Soldier Ball Club has agreed to repay the club and serve probation. During a sentencing hearing on Friday morning in Jackson County District Court, Ryan White of Sol­dier received an 18-...
  The Monday, May 25, edition of The Holton Recorder will actually be printed on Friday, May 22, due to the Memorial Day holiday. The deadline to submit advertising and news copy for that edition is 5 p.m. on Thursday. Please call Shannon, Errin or Allen at 364-3141 to make arrangements for your...
Students at Holton Middle School performed “Guys and Dolls Jr.” this past Saturday and Sunday at the school. In the photo above, cast members sang “Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat.” Those pictured (from left) include Cailin Parks, Christopher Roush, Megan Lierz, Cody Mulroy and Ethan Brownell...
When the final school bell rings Friday signaling summer vacation at USD 337 Royal Valley, it will also mark the end of the careers of six teachers and staff members who are retiring with a combined 123 years of service to the district.  Retirees include Kenny Holthaus (34 years), John Nottingham (...
Jackson Heights High School principal Darren Shupe (left) and Heights technology director Vern Andrews recently took a look at pages from the JHHS 1990 yearbook - the year Shupe graduated from the school - as it is displayed in the school's new digital "alumni center" in the commons area. The center will be available for browsing at Sunday's JJH graduation ceremony, Andrews said.
This Sunday, when Jackson Heights High School alumni return to their old alma mater for the Class of 2015’s graduation, they will have the opportunity to share memories of their own high school years with their families. A new “digital memory board,” which Heights technology director Vern Andrews...
Like a number of people do at this time, the Holton school board turned the brunt of its attention to summer projects during its regular May meeting at the USD 336 district office on Monday night. Maintenance director Mike Porter had a list of potential projects to review with the board members,...
Members of the Jackson Heights USD 335 Board of Education on Monday approved a list of summer maintenance projects for district maintenance and custodial director Bob Power to handle after school is dismissed for the summer. However, during the board’s regular meeting that evening, board members...
Class reunions are coming up soon — and The Holton Recorder is looking for Class of 1965 composite photos from all Jackson County schools to print in our upcoming Glory Days section. That section will be printed and released with our Wednesday, May 20 edition. So far, we have received the 50-year...
Dr. Carrie Peterson
Dr. Carrie B. Peterson says she enjoys “people, science, medicine and working with my hands.” Dentistry, Peterson adds, allows her to combine all four of those into a career of helping her patients to improve their health. Peterson, a native of Hugoton in southwestern Kansas, has been practicing in...
Discussions continued Monday between the Jackson County Commission and KANZA Mental Health & Guidance Center representatives regarding the organization’s proposal to purchase and renovate the Moser building as a new office space in Holton.  KANZA members are seeking the county’s support in...

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