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There will be a Jackson County Fair this year, but “just not in the traditional way,” according to Deb Dillner, secretary of the Jackson County Fair Association. That means that while 4-H kids from all over the county will be showing their animals and other projects, open class exhibitors will have...
The deadline to file as a candidate for the Nov. 3 general election is noon on Monday, June 1, it has been reported. Candidates for local races must file at the Jackson County Clerk’s Office. Local races on the ballot will include positions for Jackson County Commissioner 2nd District, Jackson...
Property owners who have been delinquent on paying their taxes for the past three years in Jackson County will find their property on the county tax sale in August, it has been reported. Documents on the tax sale were filed recently in district court and presented to real estate property owners who...
Jackson County saw its total number of COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases more than double on Friday, May 22 as a result of positive cases identified after recent testing of employees at the Johnsonville Holton plant, Jackson County Health Officer Angela Reith said. The day before, the Jackson County...
The Kansas Masonic Lodge is selling tickets for a drawing for a 1959 Chevrolet El Camino. Seventy-five percent of the proceeds will benefit local Masonic Lodge programs. The vehicle will be on display at Doug Richert Chevrolet-Buick in Holton on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $20 a...
Paula Keating, 50, of Soldier, former president of the Holton American Legion Auxiliary, was arrested last week for allegedly stealing funds from the organization between 2015 and 2017, according to Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse. Keating was arrested on a Jackson County District Court warrant on...
New businesses, special elections and notable anniversaries dominated The Holton Recorder headlines in 1970. Some of the top stories reported 50 years ago included: * W. Bill Mercer was named the president of the Holton Chamber of Commerce.  * For the first time in several years, Jackson County...
With the implementation of “Phase 1.5” of Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly’s plan to reopen the state, hair salons like Ginger Snips on the south side of Holton’s Town Square were able to reopen this past Monday for appointments only. Staff members donned face masks to welcome back their customers that day...
Holton High School will be hosting a Cruise Night from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 16, to honor the graduating Class of 2020, it has been reported. Each senior family is encouraged to decorate their car (ex. window chalk, balloons, etc.) to celebrate their senior and cruise the Square...
This afternoon, Gov. Laura Kelly signed Executive Order 20-32, which establishes a new phase to the “Ad Astra: Plan to Reopen Kansas.” The new “1.5” Phase, effective May 18, continues reopening efforts while preserving some data-driven restrictions necessary to prevent community transmission of...

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