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Four candidates are seeking the position five seat on the Jackson Heights Board of Education during the Aug. 3 primary election. The candidates include Justin Moore, Matt Browning, Shannon Henry and Wendie Edwards-Richter. The seat is currently held by Ed Rostetter. During the primary election,...
Holton Community Theatre will present the musical “Willy Wonka” during two weekends this summer featuring a cast of more than 30 adults and kids.  “I was looking for something that had a fairly big cast that really showcased the kids,” said Shannon Wittmer, HCT director. “I really liked the script...
Jackson County and the City of Holton will host a National Night Out event on Tuesday, Aug. 3, on the east side of the Jackson County Courthouse, Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse has reported. The event will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. that day and will include a free meal and activities....
Four candidates are seeking the position four seat on the Holton Board of Education during the Aug. 3 primary election, including (left to right) Rochelle Falk, Zachary Lancaster, Simon Murnahan and Ryan Phillips.
Four candidates are seeking the position four seat on the Holton Board of Education during the Aug. 3 primary election. Those candidates include Ryan Phillips, Zachary Lancaster, Simon Murnahan and Rochelle Falk; profiles of each of the candidates may be found on Page 8 of today’s Recorder. The...
Teachers and classified staff in the Jackson Heights school district will receive an average pay raise of 4.78 percent for the 2021-22 school year, the USD 335 Board of Education noted at its regular monthly meeting on Monday. Board members unanimously approved the district’s negotiated teacher...
When people have questions about COVID-19 and the vaccines that are available to stop the spread of the coronavirus, Ty Compton wants to make sure that people get the answers they need — even though more than a year into the pandemic, there are still some unknowns about the virus. “The thing about...
This Fourth of July marks the 100th year since Jackson County’s current Courthouse first opened to the public. A special grand opening celebration, featuring food, music, games and fireworks shot off the roof of the new building was held on Independence Day in 1921.  The special event was...
A special delinquent tax sale will be held at 9 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 2, for 10 tracts of land in Jackson County, it has been reported. The owners of the lots for sale have been delinquent on paying their taxes for the past three years and failed to pay the amount due in full by the time the special...
Caliber Miller has built five “blessing boxes” — including this large one located next to Mayetta City Hall — for his Eagle Scout project. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Caliber Miller, an incoming freshman at Royal Valley High School, has constructed and stocked five “blessing boxes” in different Jackson County communities as part of his Eagle Scout project. On Saturday, Miller, who is the son of Bill and Delaina Miller of Mayetta, installed the last – and largest...
Local government entities, such as city councils, county commissions and school boards, will be required to hold a special public hearing this year if their proposed budgets plan to collect additional property taxes, according to a new state law. This past spring, the Kansas Legislature and Gov....

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