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Jackson County students will be dressed in their finest Saturday as all three schools – Jackson Heights, Holton and Royal Valley – have scheduled their respective proms for that evening. – – – – – – – – In the northern part of the county, Jackson Heights students will arrive at the school between 6...
Visitors to Holton’s Town Square on Saturday will have the opportunity to take a trip back to the Old West from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. that day with the Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce’s “Western Bonanza,” this month’s Second Saturday promotion. Chamber director Carolyn McKee said that in...
A Jackson County Western Art Walk will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday in downtown Holton as part of the monthly Second Saturday event. Jackson County Arts is sponsoring a western art exhibit at the Hutchins Building and a “Cowgirls and Cowboys at Play” storyboard art walk that evening....
Holton residents have a new polling location. Registered voters in Holton will cast their ballot at the Holton Veterans Club, 926 W 6th St., instead of the Jackson County Fair Building on Tuesday, which is Election Day, and during future elections. Voters in Holton Ward 1, 2 and 3 will now vote at...
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 submitted by a...
Three-year-old Hunter Baum (right) of Wichita went after all the Easter eggs he could get his hands on with the help of his mother, Mallory Baum, during Saturday's Easter Egg Hunt at the Jackson County Courtyard. The Baums live in Wichita, Mallory said, but the family was back in the Holton area...
Gov. Sam Brownback signed off on the “constitutional carry bill” Thursday, which allows Kansans to carry a concealed firearm without a concealed carry license or undergoing weapons training. The law will take effect July 1. At a news conference on Thursday, Brownback said that the bill (Senate Bill...
Local lawmakers (from left) Rep. Becky Hutchins, Sen. Dennis Pyle and Rep. Randy Garber spoke to about 40 local residents Saturday morning during the annual Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce legislative breakfast held at Penny's. The elected officials outlined the recent "block grant" school funding bill and discussed the state's economy and budget and tax cuts.
The recently-passed education funding bill that switched funding for Kansas school districts to a “block grant” system is still a sore spot for educators in the Holton area, as local representatives in the Kansas Legislature heard on Saturday morning during the annual Holton/Jackson County Chamber...
With the annual Holton High School Alumni Banquet less than two months away, the HHS Alumni Association is searching for an outstanding Holton graduate to recognize as the 2015 Alumnus of the Year. Nominations are being accepted through Friday, May 1 for a Wildcat graduate to be honored at this...
  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...

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