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Santa Claus is coming to Holton’s Town Square with the Christmas Parade of Lights this Friday! The jolly old elf and Mrs. Claus are inviting kids of all ages to the Jackson County Courthouse after the end of the Christmas Parade of Lights to share their holiday wish lists. The Parade of Lights...
The Holton Recorder will be printed a few hours earlier than usual on Wednesday due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The deadline for submitting advertising for the Wednesday paper is 5 p.m. on Tuesday. While the Wednesday edition will be available on the newsracks that evening, the U.S. Postal Service...
An opinion issued by the Kansas Attorney General in recent days that continuous mill levy approval for school district capital outlay funds is unconstitutional has prompted the Holton school board to schedule a special meeting for 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24. Dennis Stones, superintendent of schools,...
Sentencing for a Mayetta teen charged with three counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child has been set for January after the teen entered no contest pleas on two of the three counts Thursday in Jackson County District Court. Weston Hasty, 17, saw one of the three indecent liberties...
Familiar Christmas melodies can be heard in abundance this December as Jackson County schools present their annual Christmas programs. The first program is set for Dec. 1 and that will kick off three weeks of music programs and band and choir concerts. The schedule includes: n 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec...
Judges within the 2nd Judicial District have clarified their stance on issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in northeast Kansas. Judge Mike Ireland, who serves Jackson County, said that all the judges within the district held a meeting with Chief District Judge Gary Nafziger on Thursday to...
The home of Andrew and Breann Hinman of rural Holton was destroyed in an early Saturday fire. Family, friends and community members are rallying around the Hinman family to provide support in the wake of the fire.
An early Saturday fire may have destroyed the home of a rural Holton family, but family and friends have helped them to begin recovery efforts in earnest, it was reported. The home of Andrew and Breann (Young) Hinman and their two children — Brooklyn, 2, and Kellan, 5 months — was declared a total...
Donations of food and volunteer help for this year’s Community Thanksgiving Dinner are slow coming in, dinner organizer Freda Galer said, and with a week to go before the dinner, it’s a concern. “So far, we’ve only got four pies, five gallons of green beans and 15 packs of stuffing,” Galer said. “...
The Wilkerson family, which includes (from left) Les, Rosalie and Rosemary, are showcasing their holiday decor during the Dec. 6 “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” homes tour. The tour features five local homes and is a fund-raiser for the Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce.
Christmas may be more than a month away, but the Wilkerson family of Holton is already ready. “I always try to get everything done early for Christmas,” said Rosemary Wilkerson. “I’ll have the cards mailed, and I’ll buy all the presents before mid-December that way we can enjoy the season and the...
Since the City of Holton will no longer be chipping in funds for the operation of Holton Main Street, which will no longer be active at the end of the year, the Holton City Commission on Monday discussed the possibility of increasing its annual allocation to the Holton/Jackson County Chamber of...

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