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Here are The Holton Recorder Football Pick’Em Contest entries for the week ending Friday, Oct. 15:   1. Holton at Rock Creek 2. Royal Valley at Hiawatha 3. Jackson Heights at Valley Heights 4. Republic County at ACCHS 5. Sabetha at Jefferson West 6. Iowa State at KSU 7. Texas Tech...
The Chili Cook-Off is back. After being canceled last year due to COVID-19 concerns, the annual chili contest that’s long been a part of the Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce’s Fall Fest on Holton’s Town Square, will return for its 22nd year at the 14th-annual Fall Fest, according to...
Fall harvest is under way in Jackson County and the corn is looking good, but there’s still a little bit of time before the soybeans start coming in, according to Dennis Holliday, agronomy manager at Jackson Farmers in Holton. “They’re probably 60 percent done with the corn,” Holliday said of area...
As a member of Emporia State University’s 1981 Lady Hornet softball team, which made it all the way to the championship game of the first NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) Softball World Series that year, Deb Spade of Holton says it is “pretty special” that the team will be...
Peggy and Mark Murnahan, along with their son, Simon, have opened a new retail space for their custom bakery, Mad Eliza’s, on the north side of the Holton Square.   The Murnahans have owned and operated the bakery since 2009 from their home and at previous retail locations in Topeka. The new...
Here are The Holton Recorder Football Pick’Em Contest entries for the week ending Friday, Oct. 1:   1. Hiawatha at Holton 2. Royal Valley at Sabetha 3. Jackson Heights at Olpe 4. ACCHS at Riverside 5. JCN at Wabaunsee 6. Michigan at Nebraska 7. Wyoming at Air Force 8. SMU at...
Holton Middle School students (from left) Bailey Kathrens, Emberlee Allen, Jack Etzel and Marley Gilliland, all members of the school’s Kansas Association for Youth (KAY) chapter, recently filled in the dirt around a swamp white oak tree, planted with the help of Holton city employees, at Holton’s Countryside Park. The tree-planting was heralded as the KAY chapter’s last part of its park improvement plan, which began with fund-raising for construction of the park’s concrete fitness path.
Yesterday morning saw a group of four Holton Middle School students joining with City of Holton employees to plant and secure a swamp white oak tree on the west side of Holton’s Countryside Park in honor of the late Floye Knouft. For the middle schoolers, members of the Kansas Association for Youth...
Jackson Heights High School was in its third year of existence, but the young school’s football team made it a year to remember — even though the team’s last game of the season was one that many on the team would like to forget. “We weren’t anticipating what was coming,” said Jim Childs, who was a...
A presentation by a representative from American Medical Response (AMR), a national medical transportation company, at Monday’s Jackson County Commission meeting sparked a flood of support for Jackson County EMS from community members and EMS staff members. More than 50 people attended the...
It’s been only three months since the Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce held its most recent Chamber Hall of Fame recognition dinner, but chamber officials are seeking nominations for the next round of Hall of Fame inductees as the organization looks forward to its 17th-annual dinner in...

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