News

The two victims of the Feb. 16 fatal house fire in Netawaka have been identified, according to Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse. Richard D. Willits, 55, and Denise Willits, 47, both of Netawaka, died in the fire that destroyed the house at 421 White Way in Netawaka. Sheriff Morse said the autopsies...
Holton Elementary School is expanding enrollment activities for students entering kindergarten in the fall, it has been reported. The school is hosting a new Kindergarten Parent Night from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, for parents who will have an incoming kindergartener in the fall of...
On Saturday, young people from Jackson County’s 4-H clubs will converge upon Jackson Heights High School for the annual 4-H Club Day, in which the numerous talents of club members will be on display. But this year, the county’s clubs will have a special guest — 4-H club members from Nemaha County....
The trial of a Hoyt resident accused of sexual crimes involving a 3-year-old girl has been postponed until May after last-minute plea negotiations were stalled, according to Jackson County District Court documents. Theodore J. Purdy III, 27, was scheduled to stand a three-day jury trial starting...
Jim Barnett of Topeka, 64, Republican Party candidate for governor, said Friday in Holton that he’s seeking the state’s top office because he understands the state’s legislative system and because he knows how to fix things.  “The next governor of Kansas may very well be a one-term governor because...
Cash feedlot trade last week was mostly at $128 live, down $2 from the week previous and $203 to $205 on a dressed basis in the North, which was steady to $2 lower. Weekly export sales data in the meats were negative in beef and very friendly for pork. Net beef sales were 9,400 metric tons (MT), a...
Cecil K’s Hometown Market will open its doors in Holton at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28 after new owners Carly Whorton and Chad and Mandy Bontrager leased the former Ron’s IGA building, renovated the space and secured all the equipment and inventory for a full-service grocery store. Shoppers will not...
Scott and Susan Baum are shown above standing in front of the new office building for Robert Baum Motors. The business, which is located along U.S. Highway 75, has been serving northeast Kansans for 29 years.
Robert Baum Motors, located at 620 Arizona Ave. along the U.S. Highway 75 in Holton, has a new business office at its headquarters. The new office was built by Chris Gross Construction, another local company, behind the original one. When the new office building was completed, the original one was...
Editor’s note: This is the 83rd in a series of stories about past and present Jackson County residents who earned the Purple Heart Medal, which is awarded to military personnel wounded or killed in the line of duty. The names of those profiled in these stories are among those placed on a special...
A parole absconder was captured in Nemaha County Thursday evening after fleeing the Jackson County Courthouse that morning, according to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. Matthew John Shipley, 33, Topeka, was in Jackson County District Court on the third floor of the Courthouse when he was...

Pages

The Holton Recorder

109 W. Fourth St.
Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785-364-3141
 

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to Greer Citizen newsletter feed