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Bill Engvall has found success with his comedic prowess in many forms over the last 25 years – launching The Blue Collar Comedy Tour, starring in “The Bill Engvall Show” on TBS and, most recently, advancing to the semifinals of “Dancing with the Stars.” Above all though, Engvall enjoys being on...
Blue Bell Creameries of Texas has recalled all of its products after two samples of its chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeria, which is a potentially deadly bacteria. Several local grocery stores carry Blue Bell ice cream, but representatives reported that the items...
The cost to connect to or upgrade city utilities in Holton is going up this June, but as the Holton City Commission noted during its regular meeting on Monday, people already getting city utility service are unlikely to be affected by the increase in connection costs. Commissioners approved...
This Friday and Saturday, bargain hunters will converge on Holton for this spring’s annual Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Citywide Garage Sales. This year’s sales will feature “a little bit of everything, from moped and laptop computers to clothes and antique books,” according to Chamber...
Nearly a year after pleading guilty to defrauding a western Kansas bank to the tune of $460,000, former Holton legislator Trent LeDoux was sentenced Monday to 18 months in federal prison on the bank fraud charge, according to a spokesman for U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom. LeDoux, 40, who represented...
The Jackson County Commissioners have extended the deadline for residents in the rural, unincorporated, areas of the county to register certain breeds of dogs. Residents now have until May 1 to register their dog (or dogs) at the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. Under the county’s new resolution,...
The Holton Recorder is sponsoring a Mother’s Day Youth Essay Contest. The theme of the essay contest will be “Why My Mother Is The Best.’’ Essays are due Friday, May 1.  The top winning essay in each of the three age divisions will be published in the Wednesday, May 6, edition of the newspaper...
  This Memorial Day weekend, when Holton High School gradu­ates of the past gather for the an­nual Glory Days alumni activities and HHS Alumni Banquet, there will be some changes in the way things are handled — at least on the night of the banquet. According to Erin Ludvicek Carlson, president of...
  A Netawaka resident charged with several sex-related crimes in­volving a child will stand trial on an amended set of charges, ac­cording to Jackson County District Court records. Scott James Buchheit, 35, now stands charged in district court with two counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a...

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