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The home of Andrew and Breann Hinman of rural Holton was destroyed in an early Saturday fire. Family, friends and community members are rallying around the Hinman family to provide support in the wake of the fire.
An early Saturday fire may have destroyed the home of a rural Holton family, but family and friends have helped them to begin recovery efforts in earnest, it was reported. The home of Andrew and Breann (Young) Hinman and their two children — Brooklyn, 2, and Kellan, 5 months — was declared a total...
Donations of food and volunteer help for this year’s Community Thanksgiving Dinner are slow coming in, dinner organizer Freda Galer said, and with a week to go before the dinner, it’s a concern. “So far, we’ve only got four pies, five gallons of green beans and 15 packs of stuffing,” Galer said. “...
The Wilkerson family, which includes (from left) Les, Rosalie and Rosemary, are showcasing their holiday decor during the Dec. 6 “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” homes tour. The tour features five local homes and is a fund-raiser for the Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce.
Christmas may be more than a month away, but the Wilkerson family of Holton is already ready. “I always try to get everything done early for Christmas,” said Rosemary Wilkerson. “I’ll have the cards mailed, and I’ll buy all the presents before mid-December that way we can enjoy the season and the...
Since the City of Holton will no longer be chipping in funds for the operation of Holton Main Street, which will no longer be active at the end of the year, the Holton City Commission on Monday discussed the possibility of increasing its annual allocation to the Holton/Jackson County Chamber of...
Holton residents are responsible for the maintenance of sidewalks in front of their homes, and as the Holton City Commission noted this week, that includes restoring sidewalks that have been removed due to construction or demolition. During the commission’s Monday meeting, Commissioner Tim Morris...
Local schools will be closed for a few days next week for Thanksgiving break. Thanksgiving Day is Thursday, Nov. 27. Jackson Heights, Holton, Royal Valley and Prairie Hills school districts will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 26, Thursday, Nov. 27, and Friday, Nov. 28, next week for the holiday. Classes...
Same-sex couples can now apply for a marriage license in Jackson County. Applying for a same-sex marriage license and having that license approved are two different things, however. “Just because they can apply for a license, doesn’t mean they’d be issued one,” clarified Jackson County Clerk of the...
Jackson County residents looking for ways to give back to their community this holiday season have a variety of opportunities. Jackson County Ministerial Alliance Christmas Bureau The JCMA Christmas Bureau is accepting a variety of donations for its Christmas “store,” which has been set from 9 a.m...
Several local homeowners are decking their halls this Christmas and are inviting northeast Kansans to stop by and come inside Dec. 6. Sponsored by the Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce and in part by the Jackson County Tourism Council, the “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” homes tour has been...
Erin (shown above) and Dr. Vance Lassey of Holton have opened Penny’s on the west side of the Square. The front portion of the building serves as a coffee shop while the back of the building has been remodeled as a large event space available to rent.
Erin and Dr. Vance Lassey of Holton have transformed the former J.C. Penney building on the west side of the Holton Square into a coffee shop with a large event space available for receptions, parties and other special occasions. Penny’s, which is a nod to the department store that occupied the...

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