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A Holton resident’s request for assistance with a local family whose house was destroyed in a recent fire prompted the Holton City Commission to note a number of ways that families who have fallen on hard times — particularly during the Christmas season — can receive assistance. During Monday’s...
Phillip and Ginger Lloyd (shown above) are one of five families included on this year’s “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” homes tour. The Lloyds have an expansive collection of Christmas decor  at their home south of Holton.
Phillip and Ginger Lloyd’s collection of Christmas décor includes a bit of everything – Santas, snowmen, angels, gingerbread displays and even a bathroom dedicated to the Grinch. “We have two storage units and an area in the basement full of Christmas decorations,” Ginger said. “I think we counted...
Evangel United Methodist Church in Holton is hosting a dinner theater, “Inspiring the Soul III,” at the church this Saturday. The event is a fund-raiser for the maintenance needs of the church’s Family Life Center, which is used by a variety of organizations and groups throughout the year,...
With craft beers and microbreweries gaining popularity across the country, a Holton couple is planning to open a microbrewery of its own just west of the downtown area. But before that can happen, there may need to be a change in the city’s zoning laws. That’s what Holton resident Sean Willcott...
The Holton Optimist Club has disbanded after serving the community’s youth for 41 years.  The club’s absence has especially be noted this holiday season as members are not selling fresh Christmas trees at the former Jackson County Fairgrounds, which has served as a fund-raiser for youth sports for...
To help Santa with his Christmas checklist, The Holton Recorder will publish letters to Santa during the third week of December. Letters may be sent to The Holton Recorder, P.O. Box 311, Holton, KS, 66436; brought to the office at 109 W. Fourth St. between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday,...
Dennis and Joni White of Holton (shown above) will open up their historic home on Saturday as one of the five stops on the “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” tour.
Dennis and Joni White’s historic home will mark its 115th Christmas this year, and northeast Kansans are invited to tour the White residence in Holton this Saturday during the “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” homes tour. The homes tour is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, and the Whites are...
Think you’ve got the best Christmas display in Holton? Or do you know someone who does? The City of Holton is seeking nominations for its annual Christmas lighting contest, with participants eligible for utility bill rebates to help cover the cost of lighting their homes for the holiday season. The...
A 53-year-old rural Denison resident has been “tentatively identified” as the victim of a trailer fire that occurred last week southwest of Denison, Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse said Monday morning. Morse said Timothy W. Michael of rural Denison had been listed as the owner of the property at...
The annual Christmas Parade of Lights around the Holton Town Square on Friday evening was enjoyed by a big crowd and a good turnout of participants. Parade watchers lined all four sides of the Town Square and as the parade started, the Christmas Lights outlining the Town Square businesses were...

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