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A House bill has been introduced this session at the Kansas Legislature that would allow Jackson County to place a special .4 percent retailers’ sales tax in front of voters for approval during the Aug. 7 primary election, it has been reported. House Bill 2749 was introduced in the House of...
Following last night’s public meeting at the Holton Elementary School’s cafeteria/commons room, it’s likely that Superintendent Bob Davies will recommend to the school board that it postpone any plans to move the sixth grade class out of the Holton Middle School for the next school term. Supt....
Longtime Holton resident Carolyn Bell hadn’t been outside her home since just after Thanksgiving, because the wheelchair-accessible GMC Safari van that she and husband Gary own had been out of commission since then, according to the Bells’ daughter, Lori Mellenbruch. About three weeks ago,...
A Holton-based contractor drew upon some comments received from local residents about bringing more business and industry to the Holton area in asking the Holton City Commission to consider ramping up its economic development efforts. During Monday’s commission meeting, Mark Aeschliman expressed an...
Cash Robinson, a fourth-year member of the Lucky Stars 4-H club, gave a junior demonstration on how to saddle a horse during Saturday’s Jackson County 4-H Club Day at Jackson Heights High School. Junior and senior demonstrations covered a wide range of topics, it was noted.
Financial services firm Edward Jones ranks number five on the 2018 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list in its 19th appearance on the prestigious list, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE magazine. The firm is the highest-ranking financial-...
The recent mass shooting at a south Florida high school that left 17 people dead — mostly students — has Jackson County school officials taking action to ensure that a similar situation does not occur at their schools. Holton USD 336 Superintendent Bob Davies, Royal Valley USD 337 Superintendent...
Daylight Saving Time for 2017 will begin at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 11. Don’t forget to set your clocks forward an hour before going to bed Saturday night. Daylight Saving Time is observed everywhere in the United States except Arizona, Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin...
Members of the Bernie Deghand American Legion Post 423 of Mayetta will be conducting two flag retirement ceremonies Saturday, April 14, for those wishing to retire an American flag, it has been reported. Flags are now being collected in the southern part of the county for the ceremonies, which will...
Former county commissioner Ed Kathrens, a Republican, is seeking election to the District One seat on the Jackson County Commission, it has been reported. Incumbent Rob Ladner, also a Republican, has filed for re-election to the first district seat. Kathrens lives in Circleville and served one term...

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