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Holton city officials, local law enforcement officers and others are mourning the death of a former Holton police chief who served the city for more than 40 years. Gale “Butch” Gakle, who retired from the Holton Police Department this past March after four decades of service, died Friday, Oct. 29...
Incumbents who sought school board positions in the Nov. 2 election were re-elected by voters and will be joined on the boards by several new faces. A 17 percent turnout for the general election, which included races for school board and city council positions, was noted in Jackson County. A total...
In an effort to bring more visitors to the county, members of the Jackson County Tourism Council are launching a mural project here. Three new murals will kick-start the project in downtown Holton, according to Suzette McCord-Rogers, a member of the tourism council and mural committee.  The new...
The five years of work that Holton resident Jared Morris had put into reaching one of his life goals paid off earlier this month when he crossed the finish line at the 125th-annual Boston Marathon. “I didn’t have very high expecta­tions going in,” said Morris, who fin­ished the marathon in 2,286th...
This year the Vintage Park assisted living community in Holton noted 25 years since it opened its doors, known at its opening as The Gran Villas of Holton. Shown from left to right are Vintage Park wellness director Phyllis Twombly, certified medication aide Shirley Horr, lead CMA Barb Morfitt and executive director Jeremy Watkins. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Twenty-five years ago, a new 19-unit assisted-living facility opened in Holton that was known as “The Gran Villas of Holton.” Through the years, the facility has seen various changes in size, owner­ship and leadership, as well as in name — it’s now known as Vintage Park — but the facility aims to...
Middle and high school sports programs in Kansas, it has been reported, continue to face an ongoing shortage of one important element that could postpone or even cancel games — a lack of available officials. That’s why athletic directors at local schools are joining with Kansas State High School...
Here are The Holton Recorder Football Pick’Em Contest entries for the week ending Friday, Nov. 5:   1. Washburn at Pittsburg State 2. Oklahoma State at West Virginia 3. Navy at Notre Dame 4. LSU at Alabama 5. Texas at Iowa State 6. Baylor at TCU 7. Ohio State at Nebraska 8....
Warren Eteeyan of Mayetta has long had an interest in art. “I like drawing and painting,” Eteeyan said. “I just started doing it when I was a kid. I copied out of comic books… I learned from the best, I guess.” But there’s one piece of art designed by Eteeyan that he’s most proud of — an emblem he...
Area veterans Les Crawshaw (shown above at left) and Mike Wilson hold up an example of a three-foot by five-foot patriotic banner from the Garnett community Monday evening at the Holton City Commission meeting.
Honoring local military veterans is the focus of a new patriotic banner program for the Holton community, a program that received the blessing of the Holton City Commission on Monday. During the commission’s meeting that night, commissioners unanimously approved a proposal from Holton Recorder...

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