News

Jackson County saw its total number of COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases more than double on Friday, May 22 as a result of positive cases identified after recent testing of employees at the Johnsonville Holton plant, Jackson County Health Officer Angela Reith said. The day before, the Jackson County...
The Kansas Masonic Lodge is selling tickets for a drawing for a 1959 Chevrolet El Camino. Seventy-five percent of the proceeds will benefit local Masonic Lodge programs. The vehicle will be on display at Doug Richert Chevrolet-Buick in Holton on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $20 a...
Paula Keating, 50, of Soldier, former president of the Holton American Legion Auxiliary, was arrested last week for allegedly stealing funds from the organization between 2015 and 2017, according to Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse. Keating was arrested on a Jackson County District Court warrant on...
New businesses, special elections and notable anniversaries dominated The Holton Recorder headlines in 1970. Some of the top stories reported 50 years ago included: * W. Bill Mercer was named the president of the Holton Chamber of Commerce.  * For the first time in several years, Jackson County...
With the implementation of “Phase 1.5” of Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly’s plan to reopen the state, hair salons like Ginger Snips on the south side of Holton’s Town Square were able to reopen this past Monday for appointments only. Staff members donned face masks to welcome back their customers that day...
Holton High School will be hosting a Cruise Night from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 16, to honor the graduating Class of 2020, it has been reported. Each senior family is encouraged to decorate their car (ex. window chalk, balloons, etc.) to celebrate their senior and cruise the Square...
This afternoon, Gov. Laura Kelly signed Executive Order 20-32, which establishes a new phase to the “Ad Astra: Plan to Reopen Kansas.” The new “1.5” Phase, effective May 18, continues reopening efforts while preserving some data-driven restrictions necessary to prevent community transmission of...
Five employees at the Johnsonville sausage plant have tested positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus) over the past week, prompting the plant to temporarily halt operations starting this afternoon (Wednesdasy), a Johnsonville spokesperson said yesterday. The five confirmed COVID-19 cases increased the...
Many people utilized Holton’s Countryside Park during Gov. Laura Kelly’s stay-at- home order to get some fresh air and get outside their house. Recently, Bob Dewater of Denison (shown above) flew some of his model airplanes at the park. Dewater said he has been flying model plans for 40 years as...
In the photo at above left, Royal Valley High School senior Jessica Rose (left), who received first place in The Hol ton Recorder’s Mother’s Day essay contest, is shown with her mother, Sheri, who died in March. And in the photo at above right, Jackson Heights High School freshman Mallori Mulroy (left), named honorable mention in the contest, is shown with her mother, Janice.
Local high school students submitted essays for The Holton Recorder’s 13th annual Mother’s Day essay contest. This year’s theme was “My Mother Is My Hero Because...” This year’s contest was open to high school students. Students at Holton, Jackson Heights and Royal Valley schools submitted essays...

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