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Jackson Heights’ King and Queen of Courts ceremony was a family affair on Friday as twins Logan (shown above, left) and Jordan (right) Wells were crowned Cobra Royalty during halftime of the winter homecoming game. The Cobras won the game, 56-50.
InVEST has announced that Cindy Hower of Holton has been selected by the Big “I” executive committee for its board of directors. Robert G. Slocum, CPCU, CIC, InVEST board chair and president of The Slocum Agency, Inc., an independent agency in Warwick, R.I., made the announcement. “Cindy brings...
Holton High School seniors Madi Reith (left) and Karl Wilhelm were named HHS winter courtwarming king and queen at halftime of the Wildcat varsity boys game against the ACCHS Tigers on Friday. The Wildcat boys and girls overpowered the Tigers at that night's games.
Two bills in the Kansas Senate have raised concerns for school districts across Kansas, and on Monday, the Jackson Heights USD 335 Board of Education learned more about them. During the board’s regular meeting – helmed by Middle and High School Principal Darren Shupe while Superintendent and...
With the uncertain future of state aid in regards to school funding, fiscal matters pertaining to future projects and scenarios were the center of discussion at the Holton school board’s regular February meeting on Monday night. Superintendent Dennis Stones spoke about the current financial...
“Romancing the Square” is the theme of this month’s Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce “Second Saturday” promotion, coinciding with Valentine’s Day. Chamber director Carolyn McKee said several businesses on and around Holton’s Town Square will be open from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. this Saturday,...
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. ...

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