News

Batesville, Ark. native Tye Sturgeon and his horse Edward passed through Jackson County last week on their trip across the continental 48 states to raise awareness and funds for the Western Wishes charity. Sturgeon and his horse spent Thursday night in Netawaka with the Bruce Meininger family, who helped him celebrate his 21st birthday.	 (Photo by Brian Sanders)
  An Arkansas man making a horseback journey across the United States passed through Jack­son County last week, staying at the home of a Netawaka family who helped him celebrate his 21st birthday. Tye Sturgeon, riding across the country to raise awareness of and funds for the Western Wishes charity...
  As Jackson County students push through their final semester of the school year, several spring concerts and commencement programs will be held to showcase the students’ talent and honor their hard work. • 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14 – Royal Valley Elementary School third and fourth grade spring...
Mark McKinsey of Holton (left) signed in to vote during Tuesday’s general election with some help from election volunteers Gayle Dunn (right), Cletamae Brown (second from right) and Carol Baum at the Veterans Club. Tuesday’s election was the first to be held at the Vets Club, as opposed to the former Jackson County Fair Building, a polling place for Holton voters in previous elections. Signs were placed outside the old fair building to remind people of the new polling place.
Tim Morris was re-elected to the Holton City Commission during Tuesday’s spring election, and many familiar faces are returning to the Royal Valley Board of Education after a tight race between several candidates. With a 10 percent turnout of Holton voters during the election, incumbent Tim Morris...
Corinne Haverkamp of Wetmore High School (second from left) won Washburn University's Tri-County Challenge with her business Corinne's Creations. Haverkamp is shown receiving a $2,500 scholarship from Rick LeJuerrne (left), director of the WU Entrepreneurship Initiative; Mary Ann Riederer (second from right), WU Kansas Small Business Development Center in Glacial Hills; and Dr. David Sollars, dean of the WU School of Business.
On Wednesday, April 1, the Washburn University School of Business recognized 14 local students for their achievements as finalists in the Tri-County Challenge, an entrepreneurial competition for high school students in Brown, Jackson and Nemaha counties.  More than $10,000 in scholarships were...
Ask Dr. Michael L. Keehn of Netawaka who inspired him to become a family doctor, and he’ll give you a list of some of his favorite TV shows from the 1960s and 1970s. “I don’t think that there was one individual who was an inspiration, but I do remember ‘Doc’ Adams from ‘Gunsmoke,’ ‘Marcus Welby M.D...
The preliminary hearing for a Netawaka resident charged with several sex-related crimes involving a child has been postponed, with the new date depending on the outcome of another Jackson County District Court case, according to Jackson County Attorney Shawna Miller. Scott James Buchheit, 35, faces...
Next week, Impact World Tour, an outreach of Youth With A Mission, is bringing its Team Xtreme International and GX International live-action programs to local schools to reach students and families with a positive message. Performances have been set for 7 p.m. April 14 at Jackson Heights, 7 p.m....
Lauren Van Wagoner of Hoyt (the first person in the second row in the photo above) walked more than 60 miles to advocate for Kansas schools recently with Game On for Kansas Schools. The photo above was taken along the walk at an old schoolhouse in Shawnee County.
Hoyt resident Lauren Van Wagoner recently participated in a 60-mile walk for Kansas schools with the organization Game On for Kansas Schools. Van Wagoner was one of more than a dozen education activists to walk 60 miles in three days from Merriam to Topeka to protest how the state currently funds...
Jackson County students will be dressed in their finest Saturday as all three schools – Jackson Heights, Holton and Royal Valley – have scheduled their respective proms for that evening. – – – – – – – – In the northern part of the county, Jackson Heights students will arrive at the school between 6...
Visitors to Holton’s Town Square on Saturday will have the opportunity to take a trip back to the Old West from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. that day with the Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce’s “Western Bonanza,” this month’s Second Saturday promotion. Chamber director Carolyn McKee said that in...

Pages

The Holton Recorder

109 W. Fourth St.
Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785-364-3141
 

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to Greer Citizen newsletter feed