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The National Weather Service of Topeka has posted a winter weather advisory for Jackson and surrounding counties this weekend. The weather advisory has been posted for all north central, northeast and east central Kansas from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Moderate to heavy snowfall is expected to form...
“Fiddler on the Roof,” one of the most popular Broadway musicals, is being staged this weekend by Holton High School students. In the scene above, Motel, a poor tailor played by Tel Wittmer, rejoiced over the fact that he could afford a sewing machine for his business. Additional cast members, who were also excited for Motel, included from left Emma Wittmer, Anne Bowser, Mary Gorden and Torin Kaboudan.
The plight of Jews and Orthodox Christians in pre-revolutionary Russia may not make for great comedy, but it inspired one of the most popular Broadway musicals in history, and Holton High School will bring that musical to its stage this weekend. And while “Fiddler on the Roof,” to be presented at 7...
Royal Valley High School students will present “I Hate Shakespeare,” a two-act play, this Friday and Saturday at the elementary school auditorium. The play is a compilation of several of Shakespeare’s most famous works. In the scene above, Kyle Meyer (left) and Hannah Sutton (right) play Hamlet’s parents, the king and queen of Denmark.
Royal Valley High School’s fall production of “I Hate Shakespeare!” will give audience members a new perspective on some of the playwright’s most famous work. The humorous two-act play, which is directed by Stephanie Allen and Jenny Simpson, will take center stage at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at...
Bill and Debra Brown, owners of Red Rock Guest Ranch east of Soldier, have been named to the Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce’s Hall of Fame this year.
Bill and Debra Brown, owners and operators of Red Rock Guest Ranch east of Soldier, don’t look at themselves as special. “We’re just in the community, and we’re just trying to make good use of the gifts that God has given us. We share them however we can,” Deb says. But their dedication to...
The Holton school board, in a public notice published on Page 6B of this edition of The Holton Recorder, is asking patrons for approval of a "continuous'' mill levy for the school district's capital outlay fund, instead of "renewable'' one. The board at its meeting here Monday evening approved a...
A bid for the construction of a greenhouse at Royal Valley High School was awarded Monday evening to Shirley Construction of Topeka at a total cost of $169,232. During the board of education’s meeting, Maria Kutina of HTK Architects of Topeka outlined the three bids submitted for the greenhouse,...
Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit the Holton Town Square on Friday, Nov. 28, the day after Thanksgiving, and will participate in the annual Christmas Parade of Lights around the Square set for 5:30 p.m. Holton’s impressive Town Square Christmas Lights that outline the Town Square buildings will also...
Although the results of a study on whether the trial of a Topeka resident charged with the December 2013 rape and attempted murder of a Holton woman should be held in a different location are not yet complete, Jackson County District Court Judge Micheal Ireland on Friday tentatively scheduled the...
Students at Jackson Heights High School are set to perform the musical “Oklahoma!” this coming weekend at the school. Those pictured in the photo above are, from left, Abigale Williams, Aidan Allen, Chase Gigstad, (back row, from left) Grace Bowhay, Jessica Blum and Hannah Williams.
This coming weekend, Jackson Heights will be “where the wind comes sweepin’ down the plain,” as well as the place to see the musical that celebrates the “Sooner State” and served as the first collaboration between composer Richard Rodgers and librettist Oscar Hammerstein II. “Oklahoma!” will be...
Every Thanksgiving, people in the Holton and Jackson County area are invited to the annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner, and this year will be no exception. The only difference this year is the location. Dinner organizer Freda Galer said that this year’s dinner, set from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on...

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