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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...
Victoria Lamberson of Netawaka recently opened Lamberson Elite Athletics, a gymnastics center, above NAPA Auto Parts on the east side of the Holton Square.
Lifelong gymnast Victoria Lamberson is bringing her passion for the sport to the east side of Holton’s Town Square with the opening of her gym, Lamberson Elite Athletics. Opened last Monday, the 2,100-square foot gym is located at 410 ½ Pennsylvania Ave., above NAPA Auto Parts, which is owned by...
2014 has been quite a year for Bradford Stauffer in terms of honors received for his service to his fellow military veterans and his community. Earlier this year, Stauffer, who graduated from Holton High School in 1964, was named the HHS Outstanding Alumnus of the Year. More recently, he was...
Joyce Burnett is the new facility director for the Hornets Nest Sports Club in Netawaka. Burnett grew up in rural Wilsey, a small town outside of Council Grove, and competed in basketball and track and field at the college and national levels. “I love the idea of rural kids getting big city access...
By Elizabeth Hutfles Wetmore High School Area veterans will be honored at a ceremony at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 11 in the Wetmore school gym. The KAY club of Wetmore is sponsoring this annual event. Chief Petty Officer and Wetmore graduate Shannon McQueen will be the featured speaker. There will...
Preparations for the annual Veterans Day Parade, set for 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 11, are “going well,” according to parade organizer Carolyn Koger, but there is still plenty of room for anyone wishing to honor America’s military veterans to enter a float or other parade entry. Holton’s two veterans...
A steady stream of voters filed in and out of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Mayetta on Tuesday evening, which is the designated voting location for those residing within city limits or Cedar or Lincoln Townships. Many people voted after work before the polls closed at 7 p.m.
Republicans held or took ground in Tuesday’s midterm election, with Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback coming from behind in early polling to take a second term, U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts and Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins reelected to new terms, Becky Hutchins returning to the Kansas House of Representatives, a...

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