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New Holton residents Brandi Lopez (left) and Shaun Gates are the proud parents of Harley Raelynn Gates, the first baby born in 2015 at Holton Community Hospital.
Holton Community Hospital’s first baby born in 2015 is Harley Raelynn Gates, and she is the daughter of new Holton residents Brandi Lopez, 24, and Shaun Gates, 36. Harley was born at 8:45 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 15, after a scheduled cesarean section by Dr. Vance Lassey. She weighed six pounds,...
Which age group stands to benefit the most from the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment period, which ends for 2015 on Feb. 15? According to Cindy Hermes, health care consumer ombudsman and director of public outreach with the Kansas Insurance Department, it’s the “baby boomers,” who continue to...
A spelling bee champion will be crowned among the 12 county students set to compete Saturday during the annual Jackson County Spelling Bee. The bee is being hosted by Royal Valley this year and competition will begin at 10 a.m. at the Royal Valley Elementary School gymnasium in Hoyt. The top two...
Plenty of tickets for the 10th annual Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame Banquet are still available, it has been reported. The 2015 Hall of Fame class, including Bill and Debra Brown, Mike Ford, Brad Stauffer and the late Jim Potter, will be honored at the annual dinner,...
A teenager was accidentally shot in the leg in one of the two separate hunting accidents reported in Jackson County Sunday morning, Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse reported. The first incident occurred at 7:40 a.m. when a 15-year-old male was accidentally shot in the lower leg with a shotgun at...
The White House announced Friday that President Barack Obama would be paying a visit to The University of Kansas, marking the fourth time a sitting U.S. president has visited the university, it was reported. The visit will come two days after Obama presents the annual State of the Union Address in...
Those who don’t get signed up for health insurance coverage under the open enrollment mandate of the Affordable Care Act by Thursday still have a month to get health insurance for 2015, but once the final deadline of Feb. 15 passes, options for avoiding the penalty of missing the deadline are few....
During Monday’s regular USD 335 Board of Education meeting, board members approved a one-year agreement with a Topeka firm for maintenance of heating and air conditioning units in the Jackson Heights school district. Board members also asked district maintenance personnel to shadow representatives...
Some pressing fiscal matters were the focus of Holton’s school board meeting on Monday, the first of the new calendar year. One of the first items addressed was the report from the Kansas State Department of Education-mandated audit of USD 336 that took place back in December, with superintendent...

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