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Holton High School is set to perform “Decision Height” this coming weekend, which is a play depicting the lives of women who trained as pilots in World War II. Some of the cast members include (from left) Ashley Cook, Emma Wittmer, Kelcie Matousek, Sonora Sheldon and Anne Bowser.
The powerful story of six women training to become Air Force pilots during World War II takes the stage this coming weekend as Holton High School will present “Decision Height.” The drama, written by Meredith Dayna Levy, chronicles the lives of a small group of women as they undergo training to...
Dr. Joel Hutchins
Editor's Note: This the first in a series of feature stories and photos that The Holton Recorder newspaper plans to publish about local doctors in our community. Dr. Joel Hutchins serves the community as a family physician at Family Practice Associates located in the medical clinic at the Holton...
Holton Superintendent Dennis Stones (left) and Royal Valley Superintendent John Rundle (right) have recently expressed their concerns with a proposed Senate Bill 71. If passed, the bill would reduce school funding for the current school year.
Senate Bill 71 that is currently being discussed at the Kansas State Legislature would immediately reduce Local Option Budget (LOB) state aid to K-12 public school districts to help a failing state government pay its bills, it has been reported. The impact on the three school districts based in...
Northeastern Kansas was hit by a winter storm system that moved through the area over the weekend, although it wasn’t anywhere near as bad what the northeastern United States received, it has been reported. However, the snowfall that dropped on Jackson County was enough to close part of U.S....
Susie Jacobs of Muscotah (third from right) won a 32-inch TV as part of The Holton Recorder's annual Super Pick'em Contest by correctly guessing that the New England Patriots would win the Super Bowl 28-24. Jacob's submitted her winning entry at Koger Variety. Pictured with Jacobs are Recorder staff members (from left) Shannon Schmille, Connie Powls, Kendra McClain, Brian Sanders and Ali Holcomb.
The New England Patriots beat the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 in Super Bowl XLIX for the National Football League championship title Sunday evening in Arizona. Susie Jacobs of Muscotah was named the winner in The Holton Recorder’s Super Pick’em Contest. Jacobs correctly picked the Patriots to win by the...
For nearly 100 years, Kansas Native Sons and Daughters have been meeting to recognize and preserve Kansas History and celebrate Kansas Traditions.  Today (Friday), the organization is honoring these six amazing individuals.    KANSAN OF THE YEAR Dayton Moore, General Manager, Kansas City...
Sterrett McCauley, a first-grade student at Colorado Elementary School in Holton, used an iPad with an “augmented reality” (AR) app to answer a question about whether country singer Martina McBride is a Kansas native (answer: McBride was born and raised in Barber County). The school is displaying a bulletin board this week that uses AR technology to answer ques¬tions about Kansas people, places and things in honor of Kansas Day, which is Thursday.
Every Kansas Day, Jan. 29, first-grade students at Colorado Elementary School in Holton put together a report on something about Kansas that they enjoy. But this year, they’ve put together a series of reports to share with their fellow students and their teachers that utilizes a new technology...
The deadline to file for the spring election has passed, and 49 Jackson County residents have announced they are seeking a seat on their city council or local school board. A total of 16 people are running for positions one, two, three and seven on the Jackson Heights, Holton and Royal Valley...
The Jackson County Commissioners continue to brainstorm ways to remodel the southwest corner of the Courthouse courtyard with donated funds from Holton Main Street. In the past two weeks, the commissioners have met with Chad Phillips, head custodian, and Jana Lutz and Vickie Pruett of Holton Main...

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