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Holton resident Jacob Ewing, 23, was sentenced to more than seven years of imprisonment at the end of a sentencing hearing this morning in Jackson County District Court. Judge Norbert Marek issued the sentence to run consecutively to an earlier sentence of 27 1/2 years given to Ewing in September...
With Thanksgiving — and the Community Thanksgiving Dinner — just a week away, dinner organizer Freda Galer said food items are starting to trickle in. “I just got eight more pies and six more salads,” said Galer, who has been involved with the community dinner for several years. But plenty more...
The Nov. 7 general election included several write-in votes for city council positions, and in many races, those candidates were elected to serve their towns. For example, Roy Kranz, Leroy Shupe and Mike Hare, all write-in candidates, were elected to the three open seats on the Circleville City...
Planning is under way for this year’s Jackson County Ministerial Alliance Christmas Store, which serves needy families, senior citizens and adults with disabilities. The annual event will be held on Friday, Dec. 15, at the First Baptist Church, 404 Juniper Dr. in Holton. Each qualified family and...
Royal Valley Middle School students (from left) Morgan Davis, Richard Zeller and Olivia Flowers-Rickle presented veteran Melvin Wells (right) of Holton with one of three Quilts of Valor during a Friday presentation at the school. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Students at Royal Valley Middle School honored three local veterans – Roger Gooderl of Hoyt, Melvin Wells of Holton and Charles Jewell of Mayetta – during a special Quilts of Valor presentation at the school Friday. Members of last year’s sixth-grade class at RVMS began constructing three quilts...
An Olathe man was arrested on multiple charges following a 20-mile vehicle pursuit in Jackson County Saturday morning, according to Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse.  Shortly after 9:30 a.m. that morning, a Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputy stopped a gray 2002 Honda Civic with Missouri plates near...
Brent T. Warner, 47, of Hoyt died as the result of a rollover crash Friday night in northern Shawnee County, it was reported. The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office identified Warner as the driver of a pickup that crashed in the 3500 block of N.W. 86th St., just east of U.S. Highway 75 at 8:20 that...
Wind power is coming to Holton through an agreement between the city and a western Kansas “wind farm,” the Holton City Commission noted during their regular meeting on Monday. According to the agreement, which received commissioners’ unanimous approval during the meeting, the city will receive a...
Patty Sorensen (right), polling volunteer, showed Holton resident Gary Stous how to cast his vote on a new touchscreen voting machine at the First Baptist Church in Holton Tuesday during the general election. The election had an 11.7 percent voter turnout, it was reported. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Nathan McAlister, a former Royal Valley teacher, was elected to the USD 337 Royal Valley Board of Education Tuesday after securing more votes than incumbent Jeff Stithem. A total of 971 registered voters – just 11.7 percent of the total number of registered voters in the county – voted in Tuesday’s...

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