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Royal Valley Board of Education members voiced their support Monday evening for keeping school board elections in the spring. The board approved a resolution that states they favor keeping the election cycle as is, with board members being elected in the spring and then taking office July 1, which...
Thirty-five high school seniors from Jackson and Nemaha counties will gather Wednesday evening, Feb. 25 at Holton’s First United Methodist Church for the annual Kansas Honors Program recognition of the top 10 percent of this year’s graduating class. The University of Kansas Alumni Association and...
Regarded as one of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation’s greatest modern tribal leaders, Gary E. Mitchell died Friday at a Topeka hospital, it has been reported. Mitchell, 63, is being remembered as a driving force for the Potawatomi tribe in the 1990s and 2000s, when the tribe and state of Kansas...
Alyssa Carlisle (left), a sixth-grade student at Royal Valley Middle School, won the Jackson County Spelling Bee on Saturday, while Kassidy Fisher (right), a sixth-grade student at Holton Middle School, took second place in the bee. Both will go to the regional spelling bee on Saturday, March 7 at Seaman High School in Topeka.
Halfway through the annual Jackson County Spelling Bee on Saturday, Royal Valley Middle School sixth-grader Alyssa Carlisle was sitting in the audience as its champion, having proven herself able to jettison her competition early. Carlisle correctly spelled “jettison” to win the spelling bee and...
A Mayetta teen convicted on two counts of indecent liberties with a 3-year-old girl received a 16-month juvenile detention sentence on Wednesday, with the possibility that the sentence may last another 10 years if he violates the terms of the juvenile sentence. Jackson County District Court Judge...
A Topeka teen charged with the abuse of a 7-month-old Holton boy received a sentence of nearly nine years in prison during a sentencing hearing Friday morning in Jackson County District Court. Koylen McKinney, 18, showed no emotion as District Court Judge Micheal Ireland pronounced sentence on the...
Funds are being collected for Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Ray Ramirez and his family, who lost their home in a fire earlier this month near Delia. A late evening fire Jan. 8 destroyed the family’s log cabin home at 7466 106th Rd. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but Jackson...
  By Brian Sanders A Topeka teen charged with the abuse of a 7-month-old Holton boy received a sentence of nearly nine years in prison during a sentencing hearing Friday morning in Jackson County District Court. Koylen McKinney, 18, showed no emotion as District Court Judge Micheal Ireland...
  By Brian Sanders A Mayetta teen convicted on two counts of indecent liberties with a 3-year-old girl received a 16-month juvenile detention sentence on Wednesday, with the possibility that the sentence may last another 10 years if he violates the terms of the juvenile sentence. Jackson County...

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