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Letters to Santa Claus from area children are now being accepted for publication in The Holton Recorder.  The letters will be printed in our special Christmas greetings section that will be published a week before Christmas. The letters are due at The Holton Recorder office by 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec...
Jackson County has entered into an agreement with Doniphan County to dispose of Doniphan County’s household hazardous waste, it has been reported. All three local county commissioners – Rob Ladner, Bill Elmer and Janet Zwonitzer – unanimously agreed to the contract, which charges Doniphan County...
A few more food items are needed for this Thursday’s annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner, according to dinner organizer Freda Galer. This year’s dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Evangel United Methodist Church Family Life Center, it was reported. The dinner is open to all...
A former Holton resident who evaded law enforcement for three months after an August 2016 burglary in Whiting, sought a plea deal on the charge after her arrest and then withdrew the plea to go to trial will now spend the next year and a half in prison after resubmitting the plea. Megan Hollister,...
A prison sentence of seven and a half years, to be added to a previous prison sentence of more than 27 years, on Wednesday brought an end to the series of Jackson County District Court cases against a Holton man accused of several sexual offenses and convicted on a total of 13 counts. Jacob Ewing,...
Dale (left) and Harry Coffman, owner/operators of the former Ben Franklin store and longtime Chamber of Commerce members, will be inducted into the Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame for 2018. (Submitted photo)
Longtime Holton resident Harry Coffman was a quiet man, according to his son Dale’s widow, Doris Coffman Young. “He did many good things for people that he didn’t let anybody know he was doing,” Young said. “When somebody wanted to start a business, he would help them do it but he never accepted...
Those who donate to Holton Community Hospital’s proposed emergency room and inpatient care expansion and remodeling project are eligible to receive a state tax credit, it has been announced. HCH, in conjunction with the Holton Community Hospital Foundation, has recently been awarded a tax credit...
Mobile units may possibly be needed at the Holton Middle School campus in the next school term to provide additional classroom space. Or, next year’s Holton sixth grade class may need to be moved from HMS to the diamond-shaped annex building located at the new Holton Elementary School campus. The...
Jackson Heights High School students who invest time and energy into taking vocational courses through Washburn Tech in Topeka will enhance more than just their list of educational credits, a former Holton school administrator now serving as an associate dean of student services at Washburn Tech...
Improvements to the concession stand at the Royal Valley High School football field and track have been on the board of education’s radar for several years, and board members continued to discuss the best course of action to take during their meeting Monday evening. Superintendent Aaric Davis...

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