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  A Topeka resident charged with the Decem­ber 2013 rape and at­tempted mur­der of a Holton woman was found guilty on six of eight counts by a Jackson County Dis­trict Court jury on Wednesday. Chase Rosario stood quietly as District Court Judge Micheal Ire­land read a copy of the verdict as...
WEDNESDAY - Jurors on Monday and Tuesday heard the story of a Holton woman’s reported abuse — an incident which she said made her fear for her life and the life of her five-year-old daughter — at the hands of a Topeka resident twice in Jackson County District Court. “I remember thinking that this...
Tuesday, April 7, will be Election Day, and local registered voters are encouraged to cast their votes for city council, school board and Meadowlark Extension District #7 representatives. Voting polls in Jackson County will be open for 12 consecutive hours from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in each precinct,...
Royal Valley High School junior Janelle Marney (second from right) discussed the variety of plants being grown at the school’s new greenhouse with second-grade students (from left) Alexandria Kester, Athena Broaddus and Bobbi Buchtel. Marney and other RVHS FFA members hosted an Agriculture Day for...
Former Jackson Heights superintendent Paul Becker talked about a trip he took to Omaha Beach at Normandy, France last year, marking the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. Becker discussed his trip during a fund-raising soup supper this past weekend for the Honor Flight program, which allows local veterans to travel to Washington D.C. for a day for free to visit national monuments and other historic sites.
Sitting on Omaha Beach at Normandy, France, on the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings, former Jackson Heights superintendent Paul Becker said he found himself alone and contemplating what might be on the minds of the young men who landed on the beach that morning in 1944. “I wondered, could I...
A unique ministry is coming to Jackson County in two weeks that will feature freestyle motor-cross, hip-hop dancing and other sports stunts and feats of strength. Impact World Tour, an outreach of Youth With A Mission, is bringing its Team Xtreme International and GX International live-action...
It’s often said that “laughter is the best medicine” — and that’s the kind of prescription that Dr. Vance Lassey is happy to write. “Laugh! Every day!” says Lassey, when asked for the one piece of medical advice he would give anyone. “Scientifically speaking, laughter is the opposite of stress.”...
Several egg hunts for kids are being planned for Easter weekend in Jackson County. Holton businesses are sponsoring an egg hunt at the Jackson County Courthouse lawn and Linscott Park starting at 10 a.m. Saturday. Kids ages one to three will be searching for eggs on the south side of the courtyard...
Holton Parks and Recreation director Mike Reichle (left) thanked Holton resident Jan Hodge on Friday morning after she turned on the new memorial fountain at Elkhorn Lake in Holton’s Rafters Park. Reichle said the new fountain, a Crown and Geyser fountain paid for by a donation from Hodge in memory...
Holton High School students Tel Wittmer (left) and Tristan Parks battled it out Saturday evening on the HHS auditorium stage as “arch-enemies” during the annual USO Tribute Show. A mix of patriotism and pop featuring Holton singers and dancers was on display that evening; more photos from the show...

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