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Members of Bernie Deghand American Legion Post 423 of Mayetta participated in the Veterans Day parade held Thursday, Nov. 11, on Holton’s Town Square. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Members of Bernie Deghand American Legion Post 423 of Mayetta participated in the Veterans Day parade held Thursday, Nov. 11, on Holton’s Town Square. Post members shown from left to right in the photo above are Jim Seematter (Air Force), Henry Devader (Navy), Delbert Boling (Army), George Stewart...
For more than two years, Holton’s fire department has asked the Holton City Commission to consider the purchase of a new “first-out” fire engine to replace one that has been in service for 20 years, so that firefighters could do a better and safer job of fighting fires in the city and fire...
This year marks 30 years since Chris Mercer took over ownership and management of Mercer Funeral Home in Holton, becoming the third generation of his family to own and operate the business, a mainstay of the Holton community since 1934. During those three decades, Mercer has been involved with...
The Christmas Parade of Lights is back this year after the event was cancelled last season due to concerns about COVID-19. The 21st annual Christmas Parade of Lights is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4. Law enforcement, emergency personnel, city and county departments, area clubs,...
Letters to Santa Claus from area children are now being accepted for publication in The Holton Recorder.  The letters will be printed in our special Christmas greetings section that will be published prior to Christmas. The letters are due at The Holton Recorder office by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec....
Applications are still being accepted for the Jackson County Christmas Bureau, which provides a boost to those in need during the holiday season. The event is set for Friday, Dec. 10, at the First Baptist Church of Holton, located at 404 Juniper Dr.  Each family, senior citizen and disabled adult...
Some parents in the Jackson Heights school district are seeking more “transparency” from district of­ficials and staff after raising concerns about “social-emotional learning” that a district parent claimed was part of requirements for district accredita­tion, the USD 335 Board of Educa­tion noted...
A Holton man died from injuries received in a car-pedestrian accident that occurred Friday evening along U.S. Highway 75 near the southern edge of Holton, Police Chief Steve Frederick said. Jimmy A. Robbins, 77, was struck by a car, apparently while attempting to cross the highway that evening, and...
School operational guidelines relating to the testing of USD 336 students and staff for COVID-19 continued to be a top topic for the Holton school board when it met Monday evening at the board office. On a 5-1 vote, the board approved a motion to modify the district’s COVID-19 Mask And Close...
The staff at Ginger Snips Salon of Beauty is shown above and includes (front row, from left) Linda Bohnenkemper, Ginger Lloyd (owner), Caitlyn Morrissey, (back row, left to right) Christina Murphy, Becky Zibell, Andrea Charles, Hope Roles and Kelly Farley.
This January will mark 35 years since Ginger Lloyd opened Ginger Snips Salon of Beauty in Holton, and Lloyd has seen her fair share of hairstyle trends come and go.  “Feathered hair is coming back now, and the boys are getting perms and some are getting mullets,” Lloyd said. “I watch hair tutorials...

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