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Bill (left) and Debra Brown (center) received their Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame plaque from master of ceremonies Ernie Porter (right) during the annual Hall of Fame awards ceremony, held Thursday evening at the Evangel United Methodist Church Family Life Center. The Browns were honored for their work in the Soldier area.
Amid the humorous and stirring remembrances involving the five men and women who joined the Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame this year were certain words that Ernie Porter wanted citizens of the community to remember. Those words, Porter said, included “advocate,” “...
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback will be paying a visit to Holton on Friday to talk with local small business owners, according to Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce director Carolyn McKee. Gov. Brownback will visit Penny’s Event Center at 10 a.m. Friday for an hour-long question and answer period...
Included in today’s edition of The Holton Recorder is a 10-page special section honoring the winners of several conservation awards. The 67th annual meeting of the Jackson County Conservation District will be held Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church in Holton, 1401 W. Fourth St. Dinner...
Schools and universities will receive a reduction in state funding from their current budgets this spring after Gov. Sam Brownback used executive order last week to trim their budgets by $44.5 million. Gov. Brownback said the cuts are needed to make up for lower-than-expected sales tax revenues. ...
Dating can be a fun experience, or a traumatic one. On Saturday, Feb. 14, Holton Community Theatre will show the funny side of the traumatic experience — funny, that is, for the audience, but not necessarily for two people who just want to find “the right one” for them. “Check, Please” by Jonathan...
Final preparations are being made for the opening of Holton’s second Casey’s General Store, which is set to open its doors to the public at 5 a.m. Thursday, according to Casey’s district manager Pam McCormack. “It’ll be better when it’s all ready and pretty,” District Manager Pam McCormack joked on...
The City of Holton has been receiving an allotment of hydroelectric power from the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) since the 1970s, and if an agreement between WAPA and the city is approved, that allotment could continue for nearly four more decades, the Holton City Commission noted on...
Northeast Kansans with visual impairments or reading disabilities can still enjoy The Holton Recorder newspaper through the non-profit Audio-Reader. The reading service has 350 volunteers who read and broadcast newspapers, magazines and best-selling books on the radio and Internet 24 hours a day....

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