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If a water slide were to be added at Holton’s municipal swimming pool, it wouldn’t be as simple as putting up a slide next to the pool and fastening it to the concrete, Holton Parks and Recreation Director Mike Reichle said. Still, Reichle is hopeful that a slide of some kind could be added at the...
The Holton School District USD 336 recently received a report of an alleged threat at Holton Middle School, according to Superintendent Bob Davies. The administration investigated the threat last Wednesday and determined that it was not a “serious or credible threat.” “I personally investigated it...
New LED lighting and ceiling tiles have been purchased to update the offices on the second floor of the Jackson County Courthouse, it has been reported. At a recent Jackson County Commission meeting, the commissioners approved the purchase of ceiling tiles from Pro Ceiling Tiles in the amount of $...
Spring is on the way, and that means area contractors will be busy with new construction and remodeling projects. Chris Harris of Mayetta said he and his four-man crew are expecting to get busy as the temperatures rise. “People are gearing up for spring projects,” said Harris, an alumnus of Jackson...
Kansas National Guardsmen of Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 130th Field Artillery, which is based in Holton, will be welcomed home by family and friends Friday, March 16, at the Topeka Regional Airport, 600 SE Airport Drive. The soldiers are arriving in two separate groups. The first group will arrive...
Holton High School’s 22nd annual Lift-A-Thon competition will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday in the HHS main gym. Students from weight lifting classes at HHS will compete in power clean and bench press competitions. The event is free to the public.
Getting families in the Holton USD 336 school district more engaged in the schools their children attend and improving communication between parents and school officials are key points of a survey that school officials are asking district families to take. Holton USD 336 Superintendent Bob Davies...
Royal Valley will offer a new community pre-school this fall after board members approved the program at their meeting Monday evening. In order to staff the new program, the board also agreed to advertise for a pre-school teacher position. Superintendent Aaric Davis said that he is confident the...
The first order of business at the Holton school board meeting here Monday evening was the unanimous 6-0 vote on a motion to leave the sixth grade class at the middle school next year, while that proposal and other related improvement plans for the middle school can be studied further. The last...
For new Jackson Heights USD 335 facilities director Robin Caudle, the biggest concern about the district’s buildings and equipment is a lack of a backup power source in case of a power outage. Caudle told members of the USD 335 Board of Education during their regular monthly meeting on Monday that...

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