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An administrative contract for a Royal Valley High School science teacher was approved by the Jackson Heights USD 335 Board of Education during a special meeting on Monday, it was reported. Derek Smith was hired as an administrator at Jackson Heights Middle and High School, starting with the 2022-...
Every Memorial Day weekend, Holton High School alumni converge on Holton to celebrate their “Glory Days” in the annual festival that heralds the unofficial beginning of summer in the area. This year, on Saturday, May 28, they’ll also be gathering for the annual HHS alumni banquet, which is...
The Holton Recorder is hosting its 15th annual Mother’s Day Youth Essay Contest. The theme of the essay contest is “Why My Mother Is The Best.” Essays are due Friday, April 29.  The top winning essay in each of the three age divisions will be published in the Wednesday, May 4, edition of The Holton...
Think of the tasks you need to do each day: brush your teeth, make breakfast, pay bills, do laundry. Life becomes difficult if injury, illness or other limitations make those tasks difficult or impossible.  Occupational therapists can help people of all ages who struggle with activities of daily...
In the photo above, Kansas House Representative Randy Garber (R-Sabetha) is shown at right listening to a question by Barbara Hutchinson of Circleville (at left) during the Legislative Forum held in Holton on April 2.
Despite the Kansas House of Representatives not adjourning until after 1 a.m. on Saturday morning, Reps. Francis Awerkamp (R-St. Marys) and Randy Garber (R-Sabetha) were both eager to update Jackson County constituents on this year’s session during a Legislative forum here that same morning. About...
Rather than devote an entire sum­mer to restoring a full block of one of Holton’s brick streets, the city’s street department is going to focus on repairing deteriorated sections of concrete curb when it’s not dealing with the “bump” issue on Banner Road, Holton Street Superin­tendent Greg Tanking...
Hamm Companies has opened a new rock quarry in Jackson County south of Soldier, it has been reported. Ramon Gonzalez, sales manager with Hamm Companies, said that the new quarry, located at 4485 226th Rd., opened two weeks ago to the public. The quarry is located west of Holton and just south off...
More than three years after Holton High School initiated plans to start its Honor Flight program, plans are now being finalized for the Wildcats’ first Honor Flight this June, taking 16 military veterans and 16 student guardians to Washington, D.C. Holton’s program will team up with programs from...
Heather Hundley has resigned as principal of Royal Valley Middle School. The resignation takes effect at the end of the school year.  Members of the board of education accepted Hundley’s resignation during their meeting Monday evening at the district office in Mayetta. In her resignation letter,...

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