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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...
WEDNESDAY - Jurors on Monday and Tuesday heard the story of a Holton woman’s reported abuse — an incident which she said made her fear for her life and the life of her five-year-old daughter — at the hands of a Topeka resident twice in Jackson County District Court. “I remember thinking that this...
Tuesday, April 7, will be Election Day, and local registered voters are encouraged to cast their votes for city council, school board and Meadowlark Extension District #7 representatives. Voting polls in Jackson County will be open for 12 consecutive hours from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in each precinct,...
Royal Valley High School junior Janelle Marney (second from right) discussed the variety of plants being grown at the school’s new greenhouse with second-grade students (from left) Alexandria Kester, Athena Broaddus and Bobbi Buchtel. Marney and other RVHS FFA members hosted an Agriculture Day for...
Former Jackson Heights superintendent Paul Becker talked about a trip he took to Omaha Beach at Normandy, France last year, marking the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. Becker discussed his trip during a fund-raising soup supper this past weekend for the Honor Flight program, which allows local veterans to travel to Washington D.C. for a day for free to visit national monuments and other historic sites.
Sitting on Omaha Beach at Normandy, France, on the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings, former Jackson Heights superintendent Paul Becker said he found himself alone and contemplating what might be on the minds of the young men who landed on the beach that morning in 1944. “I wondered, could I...
A unique ministry is coming to Jackson County in two weeks that will feature freestyle motor-cross, hip-hop dancing and other sports stunts and feats of strength. Impact World Tour, an outreach of Youth With A Mission, is bringing its Team Xtreme International and GX International live-action...

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