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Jackson County road and bridge foreman Eric Fritz is shown at left loading road rock into a county dump truck being driven by county crew member Brandon Hundley (at right) at the county shop yesterday morning. The department has been hauling rock to the “worse locations” first, according to Dan Barnett, road and bridge supervisor, as the snow and rain this winter has taken its toil on county roads. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Top stories in the Wednesday, Feb. 27 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • Winter weather has had such a bad effect on Jackson County’s roads that road and bridge workers in the county have termed keeping up the roads a “non-stop battle.” Learn more about what Jackson County’s road crews are...
More than 400 meals were served on Friday at the Evangel United Methodist Church in Holton during the John Zibell Sr. Memorial Luncheon, which benefited the Zach Estrada family. Volunteers shown include, at left (front to back) Karen Gordon, Rosalie Lassiter and John Apel and at right (front to back) Gladis Gomez and Karen McCrory. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Top stories in the Monday, Feb. 25 Holton Recorder include: • The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and the Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal Police Department were recently awarded a total of nearly $275,000 between the two law offices for the purchase of updated equipment. We’ll tell you how much each...
Blair Wagner's comical "Bubba" character made a surprise appearance at the Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame induction ceremony last Wednesday, where Wagner was inducted into the Hall of Fame, along with Dr. David and Ange Allen, Dan Harris and Susan and Jerry Mencl. (Photo by David Powls)
Top stories in the Monday, Feb. 11 Holton Recorder include: • NEK-CAP has recently received a grant to help fight homelessness, and Jackson County will help administer those funds. Find out more about the grant in today’s edition. • This Friday, Feb. 15, members of Jackson Heights High School’s...
  The winners of the Super Pick ‘Em Contest this year were Tom McLaughlin Sr. and his wife Evelyn of the Muscotah area shown in the photo above with their daughter Kathy McLaughlin and the 40-inch flat-screen TV that they won. Tom guessed that the score of Super Bowl 53 would be 9-3 with...
Holton Community Hospital CEO Carrie Saia accepted the donation of $100,000 from The Farmers State Bank to go toward the hospital’s expansion project, presented by FSB President and CEO Tonya Barta this past Thursday. Shown from left to right are Saia; Leslie Smith, bank board secretary; Judy May, bank vice president; Susan Pfrang, bank board member; Gary Pfrang, bank board chairman; Terri Young, bank vice president; and Barta. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 Holton Recorder include: • The Farmers State Bank in Holton has made a significant donation to Holton Community Hospital’s expansion project. Find out how much and how you can make a donation. • A record number of season passes to Banner Creek Reservoir were...
Holton Street Superintendent Greg Tanking was hard at work before the crack of dawn on Monday removing excess snow from parking areas along the south side of Holton’s Town Square. Tanking and his crew are getting ready to remove more snow and other precipitation due to winter weather that is expected to make its way into the area on Friday. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Highlights of the Wednesday, Jan. 16 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • Three companies providing bottled water to Holton Elementary School in the wake of blue-tinted water at the school have announced they will stop providing water on Feb. 1. Find out the Holton USD 336 Board of Education’s...
A winter storm that passed through the area late Friday and early Saturday dumped about four to six inches of snow on Holton, transforming the Town Square — the south side of which is shown here — into a winter wonderland. (Photo courtesy of Troy Moppin)
Highlights of the Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • The Nebraska woman charged in the November 2017 deaths of three members of a Sabetha family has pleaded not guilty to the charges. Find out more about the case, as well as when the woman will stand trial. • Jackson...
President Mark Windsor has announced the appointment of Kevin McDermed as vice president for Exchange Bank & Trust. McDermed will assume the position of Chief Financial Officer in 2019 following the retirement of Senior Vice President Russ McCort. McCort has served in the CFO position for 40...
A 2018 graduate of Royal Valley High School charged in connection with the reported Oct. 3 shooting of a 17-year-old girl at a residence on the Prairie Band Potawatomi reservation was sentenced to five years in prison during a Thursday morning hearing in Jackson County District Court. However, in...
By Amy Austin, Library Director If you missed out on Beck Bookman Library’s trivia night, put on by the Friends of Beck Bookman Library, don’t worry. We will schedule another evening of fun soon. Everyone seemed to have a great time and several hundred dollars were raised to benefit the library....

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